In India, only a third of the waste is treated in some form, according to the urban affairs ministry’s data.

Dealing with waste, the Japanese way

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India’s waste management problem is made worse by its notion of pollution and the persistence of the caste system. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

The dirty truth

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Babu in a slum. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

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