User: esg Topic: Issues
Category: Waste :: garbage :: bangalore
Last updated: Oct 13 2018 21:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Court orders ignored, money dumped in landfills: How Bengaluru is getting betrayed 1.10.2018 Citizen Matters
After six years of court-monitored efforts to set right garbage scenario in Bengaluru, what does the scene look like?
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What can Bengaluru expect from BBMP’s 14.4-crore plan to send pourakarmikas to Singapore? 6.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP's plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
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Where street food vendors pay taxes: Rajarajeshwari Nagar food court sets example 29.8.2018 Citizen Matters
There's a lot of demand for street food in Bengaluru. However, the facilities offered to street vendors are zero. Street vending is not a formal business option yet. How can this issue be solved? The city itself has an interesting example that showcases that.
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It’s a mountain… It’s a plateau… Oh no, it’s a garbage dump! 28.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Driving past the Bhalswa landfill, often described as Delhi's 'flaming hell', a Bengaluru resident is shocked, and urges all citizens to introspect and take immediate action to reduce waste and save our cities.
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Kaggadasapura stinks, and it’s an environmental disaster 16.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
And residents are not going to take it lying down. They have decided to come together in protest against the status quo.
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Pottery Town slaughter house hopes for improvements, as BBMP wakes up 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Long after all the licenses expired, BBMP is trying to spruce it up with facelifts that will improve the sanitation conditions in this abattoir. Will the abattoir reach acceptable KSPCB standards?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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Bengaluru Volunteers Clean Their Way To The 'Amar Chitra Katha' 26.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
They are neither mythological characters nor epic heroes, yet an anonymous group of volunteers cleaning the Karnataka capital of garbage have caught the imagination of the publishers of popular comic...
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Road-widening project intended to ease traffic puts Varthur lake in jeopardy 26.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Widening the road near Varthur lake is a necessity for Whitefield area, so is rejuvenating the Varthur lake. The hunger strike for the road and notices of lake protection agency on illegality in the lake - both have gone futile. »
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Bellandur residents want water, road, lake and garbage problems fixed in time-bound manner 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Garbage, footpath, roads - problems are present everywhere. Tired of this, residents are asking the government to fix it, and have said if not, they will fight it out legally. »
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REWIND: Top photos of the week 16.7.2018 Rediff: News
All of the top news of the week gone by, in photos.
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City buzz: Mumbai monsoon woes, Delhi garbage crisis unabated even as Centre eyes new schemes 16.7.2018 Citizen Matters
Here's a quick look at some important headlines from the week gone by, pertaining to our cities and urban development. Stay up to date on what's happening! »
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Bengaluru’s enterprises win Swacch Bharat Urban awards 10.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The awards are a recognition for Saahas model of bulk waste management and Daily Dump model of miniature composting at homes. »
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Bengaluru’s waste managers aren’t being paid for their work 4.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Access to safe water, electricity, food and identity cards were among the demands placed by waste pickers in a memorandum submitted to the State Government and the BBMP. »
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Bengaluru’s waste and brand audit exposes top polluters 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Multi-layer nonrecyclable plastic continues to dominate waste streams. A brand audit shows the different brands that pollute, and seeks answers to the questions on producer's responsibility. »
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Bengaluru round up: Missing garbage autos, biggest septic tank and more 25.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
All important news from the last week - the news from Bengaluru you don't want to miss - all in one place. »
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Swachh ranking serves wake-up call 24.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Poor implementation, documentation are being cited for fall in rankings
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Citizen groups send wishlist to CM 24.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Is part of the #BengaluruDemands campaign
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BBMP plagued with bogus billing 24.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Civic officials estimate that at least 1,000 autorickshaws they are being billed for do not exist
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Councillors question delay in payment to contractors 22.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Claim they were not even aware about the strike by electrical contractors
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