User: esg Topic: Issues
Category: Waste :: garbage :: bangalore
Last updated: Mar 30 2019 18:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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