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What is the case study for sustainable living?
BedZed in Wallington, South London
Why is the area so sustainable?

Used renewable or recycled materials

Intelligent building methods and insulation means the homes only have 10% of the heating needs as a normal UK home

The houses use low energy appliances

Introduced ZEDCar sharing club of electric cars as pay as you go, promoting essential car use

Near to public transport/solar pannels

What are the disadvantages of BedZed and other sustainable living environments?

High house prices

Very difficult to adapt houses

Can't adapt to changing climates

energy sources aren't always reliable

largest slums in Asia

located on outskirts of Mumbai

population between 600000-1000000

was originally a mangrove swamp

issues with Dharavi

-property in Mumbai is becoming very expensive

- many live in illegal settlements

-no public hospitals

-transport problems

-1 toilet for up to 1500=huge sewage problem

-small amount of schools

-open drains= disease+sewage


migrants have brought their skills/trades:

-pottery,textiles,recycling, is a growing financial area with about 15000 single room factories

- turnover of Dharavi upmto 1 billion usd