The contemporary understanding of sustainability is usually correlated to high-income countries that invest in large-scale energy management. However, sustainability is far more diverse. An uncommon example of sustainability has been regarded in the circular economy of India’s largest slum – Dharavi, located in Mumbai. A pioneer in sustainable waste management systems, contemporary geographers have described Dharavi as a ‘plastic recycling goldmine’. Program highlights include:

  • Insights from the plastics recycling industry in Dharavi
  • Sustainable development practices
  • Circular economies and their perspectives