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Category: Waste :: garbage :: bangalore
Last updated: Jan 10 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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Right to breathe: Tackling air pollution 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
how to control air pollution in Bengaluru? What measures have been taken and where is the city failing? An IAS officer, a mobility expert, an active citizen and a research fellow will discuss what it takes to make Bengaluru's air quality better.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Pedestrians are the most endangered species on Bengaluru’s roads, says analysis 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
It's official: research shows that pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. The Footpath Initiative attempts to promote pedestrian safety with the help of data-based analysis on pedestrian crashes in Bengaluru.
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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It’s time to tell BBMP whether Bengaluru is ‘Open Defecation-Free’ 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The BBMP has issued a public notice declaring all 198 of its wards ‘open defecation free’. The reality is different in some wards, especially on the periphery of BBMP, where clean public toilets are difficult to access.
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All eyes on biogas plants as cities continue to grapple with overflowing landfills 29.12.2018 Citizen Matters
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Big money for B’luru | Metro to shut for repairs | BMTC kills three 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From Karnataka government's money allocation for Bengaluru, to BMTC's killing of pedestrians and bikers, all important news that you need to know form last week, in one place.
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How plate banks are helping Bengaluru reduce garbage 20.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Garbage dumps are a common sight in Bangalore. If it is not piled up in empty sites or landfills, it is seen in mounds at street corners. Rented cutlery is now being used as an effective green alternative to single-use disposables.
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Work on scientific closure of Bhanpur Khanti begins 19.12.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The civic body has started work for the scientific closure of Bhanpur dumping grounds. Surat’s Saurashtra Enviro Project Pvt. Ltd. is recycling 300 tons of garbage daily and making building material, compost manure and plastic in its plant. Thus 8 lakh tonnes of total waste will be recycled in the next three years. […]
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Evictions: The harsh reality of migrants in Bengaluru’s slums 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Close to 5,000 migrant workers living in slums are in the threat of getting evicted, while the court is not yet convinced that they should be. What is it all about? A series on migration begins with this article.
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Bengaluru’s composting school inaugurated in HSR Layout 17.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The school is open for public from 6am to 11am and 4pm to 8pm on all days.
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Bengaluru Buzz: No defence land for BBMP | State to appeal on buffer zone | Midday meal nutrition debate 15.12.2018 Citizen Matters
From rules that govern real estate to defence land saga to midday meal controversy, all important news that you need to know from Bengaluru, in one place.
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Now, a school in Bengaluru to learn composting solutions 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters
One can learn about basics of home gardening besides getting to know about over 20 types of composting solutions.
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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How Bengaluru’s garbage killed Mavallipura’s environment 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Mavallipura garbage dump got closed after the court order. It just led to a new 'scientific' landfill close by. That should technically help the village. What does a visit to Mavallipura reveal?
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Bengaluru has 3781 old buses | Belahalli quarry filling fast | 1800 hoardings yet to be removed 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters
BMTC buses end up paying heavy toll. Bangalore's present garbage dumping site is filling fast. These and other key developments from last week.
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