The Trash-Based Economy of the Future

Anshu Gupta founder of the India-based nonprofit, Goonj, is one of India‚Äôs leading social entrepreneurs. At IdeaFestival 2017, he will discuss how Goonj is creating a parallel economy which is not cash but trash-based, where huge quantities of old re-usable material (cloth) become a valuable resource. Gupta is a 2017 Curry-Stone Design Prize Social Change Circle Honoree and recipient of the prestigious 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award in India.