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In India's financial capital, Mumbai, the informal settlement known as Dharavi is home to nearly 2 million people who are packed into small and crowded living settlements. Dharavi's people both live and work within the confines of this neighborhood. The settlement has developed an illegal recycling industry that feeds its economy. The thousands of recycling industries in Dharavi coupled with the numerous textile industries account for nearly 1 billion dollars of annual revenue. These industries are housed in informally constructed industrial buildings in the 13 Compound of Dharavi. This thesis project strategizes incorporating a formal system that can work with the existing informal recycling system to help the community to repair the areas of the neighborhood that have deteriorated due to a lack of a proper waste management system.