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Title Kevin Mccloud: Slumming It - Ep 2 of 2 / Director: Simpson, Helen
Published Australia : ABC1, 2010
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Summary Kevin McCloud continues his journey into the heart of Mumbai's Dharavi, India's largest slum. Kevin's passion is sustainable living and in his second week in the slum he goes to work, joining the slum's biggest workforce of all: recycling the city's vast quantities of rubbish.He explores Dharavi's extraordinary recycling industry and discovers that everything from plastic straws to the coating on electric cables gets sorted, stripped down and cleaned ready to be re-formed into new products.He works alongside the dustmen of Mumbai and follows the rag pickers who eke out a small living by collecting plastic from the city's dumps.He meets people who've made it big in the slum, and visits the most expensive real estate Dharavi has to offer.Kevin also discovers that the city of Mumbai has plans to demolish the slum, and in doing so will destroy the lives of those who live and work there.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Written and presented by Kevin McCloud. Executive Producers: Charlie Bunce and Simon Ford; Producer/Director: Helen Simpson. A talkback THAMES production
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2010-11-02 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject City planning -- Social aspects.
Slums -- Government policy.
Slums -- Health aspects.
Slums -- Social conditions.
India -- Mumbai.
Form Streaming video
Author McCloud, Kevin, host
Simpson, Helen, director