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Mumbai's trash dumps occupy expensive land

The city's three landfills are spread over 740 acres; at going market rates, these sites would be worth as much as US$4.4b if they are sold and used for housing

Many children accompany their parents into the dump to pick through the waste and scavenge for recyclables to sell.


WHICH global city uses prime real estate nearly the size of New York's Central Park simply to dump trash on?


The land-starved peninsula discards more than 12,000 tonnes of refuse every day in three dump yards that together occupy more than 740 acres. At going