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Category: Waste :: garbage :: karnataka
Last updated: Feb 09 2019 14:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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The lake of thousand birds to receive treated water by mid-year 31.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Sarakki lake saw a host of demolitions when it got flooded a few years ago. Lake teams working for the rejuvenation of the lake have had an eventful journey along with the lake, which will see water entering into it in a few months.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Flyover to be repaired | Showers predicted | Accident at Namma Metro 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From BBMP's roads to problems in garbage disposal to weather prediction, all the news that matters to you in one place.
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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Bengaluru Solutions Series discusses how to fix air quality in city 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
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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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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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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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Swachh Survekshan 2018 ranked 4,203 Cities 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has embarked upon one of the most ambitious programmes undertaken in the world for Urban renaissance for rejuvenating and transforming Indian cities through a number of initiatives including infusion of more than Rs. 6,85,758 crore for ensuring citizen friendly urban areas.
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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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