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India's growth mirrored in rubbish

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One of the side effects of economic growth is an increase in rubbish.

As people get richer, they tend to buy more and throw away an increasing amount.

In countries such as India, the sudden pile-up of rubbish is starting to worry people.

Ben Richardson reports from Mumbai.

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