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Category: Waste :: garbage :: bangalore
Last updated: Dec 18 2018 20:35 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Everything you must know, as Bengaluru marks a milestone in local governance 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Wondering what on earth is the ward committee and how does it matter to you? It's your gateway to understanding how BBMP works, and participate in the process. Here's an explainer for you.
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SWGH set to become first garbage-free district in the State 23.11.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
AMPATI, Nov 23: With an eye at being the first garbage-free district in the State, South West Garo Hills is all set to take up Integrated and Sustainable Solid & Liquid Resource Management (SLRM) project in the district. In this connection, garbage expert and pioneer in solid & liquid waste management (Garbage to Gold) in India C. Srinivasan from Vellore, Tamil Nadu, was on a three day visit to the district to impart training on SLRM for block and village level functionaries at Ampati and made field visit to some of the pilot villages in the district from 21st to 23rd November, 2018.
Srinivasan, who has been featured on Aamir Khan’s TV Reality Show Satyamev Jayate, is the Project Director of Indian Green Service (IGS) and National Resource Person on SLRM and his concept has been adopted in many Indian cities including Jodhpur, Mumbai and Bangalore.

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Bengaluru Buzz: Marshals catching litterers | Civic Saturday at High Court | BMTC pilots e-wallet 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From BBMP to waste management to air quality crisis, all the important happenings in the city over the last week that matter to you, in one place.
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What you must know before ward committee meetings begin in Bengaluru next month 7.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Now that the Mayor has made an announcement in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Council meeting that Ward Committee (WC) meetings will be held on the 1st Saturday of every month, beginning in December. Now
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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GPS Helps Unearth Rs 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru 31.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Bengaluru's civic authority, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), has decided to hand over the investigation of the garbage-disposal scam to Karnataka's Criminal Investigation Department...
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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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Understanding Guwahati’s flash flood problem 22.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Understanding Guwahati’s flash flood problem
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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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