Effects of rapid urbanisation and industrialisation

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  • Effects of rapid urbanisation and industrialisation
    • Industrialisation
      • The poor in India scrape a living by breaking down PC's and monitors
      • they boil, crush or burn parts to extract valuables like gold/platinum
      • Waste disposal
        • large companies need to take more responsibility for safely disposing of their waste products in poorer areas of the world
        • involves extracting dangerous chemicals from the equipment
    • The Ganges river contains sewage, chemicals and disease.
      • people wash their clothes in this water and drink from it too

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