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Hassan was declared ODF on October 2
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Many Households Without Toilets In Hassan, Despite The District Earning Open Defecation Free Tag

Hassan in Karnataka was mistakenly declared ODF on October 2, despite few villages yet to cover all households completely with toilets
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Toilets in Belgaum
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Once Reeling With Low Sanitation Numbers, Belgaum In Karnataka Is On Its Way To Build Over Two Lakh Toilets By End Of 2017

Sanitation scenario in Belgaum witnessed a turnaround this year, when over 40,000 toilets have been constructed and more than 1,30,000 are on their way towards completion
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Bengaluru's Ugly Indians Who Beautify Dirty Spaces, Here's How They Paid Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi On Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
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Bengaluru’s ‘Ugly Indians’ Who Beautify Dirty Spaces, Here’s How They Paid Tribute To Mahatma Gandhi On Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas

A group of volunteers who believe in working for cleanliness of the society without taking any credits came out in large numbers on October 2 and revamped the JP Nagar Metro Station
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Karnataka’s Two Sides Of A Coin Swachh Story: Sanitation Coverage Of Rural Areas Is Double That Of Urban Regions
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Karnataka’s Two Sides Of A Coin Swachh Story: Sanitation Coverage Of Rural Areas Is Double That Of Urban Regions

Progress of Karnataka’s rural areas in becoming open defecation free is commendable but urban Karnataka poses a huge challenge to the state achieving its Swachh Bharta Abhiyan goals
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This Zero Waste Restaurant In Bengaluru Adopts 3R’s - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Mantra, Sets An Example For Other Bulk Generators
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This Zero Waste Restaurant In Bengaluru Adopts 3R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Mantra, Sets An Example For Other Bulk Generators

Alarmed by the impact of increasing garbage generation on Bengaluru’s landfill, the owner of a vegetarian restaurant at the Sampige Road aggressively implemented waste segregation in 2013 and four years later the restaurant has attained a zero-waste tag, here’s how
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Can A Plant Help Treat Waste Water Naturally And Prevent Untreated Sewage From Polluting Our Water Bodies
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Can A Plant Help Treat Waste Water Naturally And Prevent Untreated Sewage From Polluting Our Water Bodies?

Karnataka’s Udupi district set up its first Canna Indica plantation mother bed. The plant will be absorb effluents from the sewage and release back the purified water
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Waste collection vehicles in Mangaluru
Karnataka Waste Management

Waste Collection In Mangaluru Becomes Erratic As City’s Civic Body Enters Into Dispute With Authorised Private Contractor

Mangaluru ranked 63rd in this year’s Swachh Survekshan rankings but since then has been struggling to make its waste management plan work due to constant tussle between the city civic body and the private contractor
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Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Pledges To Revive Bengaluru’s Kempambudhi Lake, Will Aid Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Through Its Sales
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Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Pledges To Revive Bengaluru’s Kempambudhi Lake, Will Aid Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Through Its Sales

For the first time, a smartphone launch is linked to a Swachh Bharat cause. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Lake blue edition is available in stores now; the sale of each smartphone will help restore lake in Bengaluru
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Two Problems, One Solution Karnataka’s Koppal District Addresses Open Defecation, Waste Management With Low Cost Urinals
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Two Problems, One Solution: Karnataka’s Koppal District Addresses Open Defecation, Waste Management With Low Cost Urinals

With the help of discarded water cans, paints and basic pipes, civic officials, teachers and students of Koppal district are building a low cost solution to get closer to their open defecation target
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Karnataka’s Belagavi District Celebrates National Sports Day By Conducting A Swachh Cyclothon
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Karnataka’s Belagavi District Celebrates National Sports Day By Conducting A Swachh Cyclothon

Around 120 residents of Karnataka’s Belagavi District participated in the massive cycle rally held on National Sports Day to spread awareness about Swachh Bharat Abhiyan through placards, slogans and personal interactions with the locals
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Wake Up, Bengalooreans: The ‘Garden City’ Of India Is Turning Into A Garbage City, Here’s How You Can Help

The garbage woes continue to plague Bengaluru and the citizens of the city are to be blamed
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Bengaluru's powrakarmikas
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Unpaid For Three Months, Forced To Work When Sick, Bengaluru’s Civic Workers Protest Against Deteriorating Work Conditions

Nearly 20,000 of Bengaluru’s civic workers have not received their due wages for the past three months and allege that the contractors have been withholding their payments
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