Ecologies of a Resource
This research is about analyzing the waste management systems of Mumbai and to provide solutions to make them more sustainable. An extensive study was done on the systems implemented at H-East ward of the city, also a squatter slum settlement. The study was carried out based on different parameters such as population, the amount and types of wastes, and government systems implemented from individual till the urban level.
Two posters have been made, to document the research. The first poster gives an overview of the city’s existing waste management system and the other describes possible interventions proposed from individual to the urban scale, to make Mumbai a highly resource efficient city.
This study was conducted with a group of 4 students from the University of Bern, Switzerland, and KRVIA, Mumbai as a part of the IN:CH international student exchange program.