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World Water Day 2019: This 19-Year-Old Eco Crusader Wants You To Have Your Glass Half Full To Save Water
Karnataka World Water Day Special

This 19-Year-Old Eco-Crusader Has Convinced 1000 Restaurants To Save Water Through #GlasshalfFull Drive

Recipient of the prestigious title of ‘Global Changemaker’ in 2018, Garvita Gulhati, Founder of "Why Waste?", an organization that works on saving water, has been an environmentalist since the age of 13 ...
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Karnataka News Swachh Survekshan

Swachh Survekshan 2019:  Karnataka’s Mysuru Is The Third Cleanest City Of India, Leapfrogs From Rank 8 

Mysuru has had a mixed run in Swachh Survekshan so far, from being number 1 in 2016 to number 5 in 2017 and number 8 in 2018, the city has managed to score third rank in Swachh Survekshan 2019 ...
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Ditch Single-Use Plastic As This Duo From Karnataka Turn Waste Palm Leaves Into Eco-Friendly Tableware
Karnataka Waste Warriors Of India

Ditch Single-Use Plastic As This Duo From Karnataka Turn Waste Palm Leaves Into Eco-Friendly Tableware

What started with a quest to build a brand of beautiful Indian products turned into providing eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to single-use plastic tableware ...
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Karnataka Menstrual Hygiene Swachh Warriors

From Menstrual Hygiene Products To Composting Kits, This Bengaluru Duo Is Making Sustainable Living Stress-Free

Malini Parmar and Smita Kulkarni’s firm manufactures menstrual cups, reusable cloth pads and diapers, natural cleaning agents and composting kits among other environment friendly solutions ...
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Karnataka Lakes Of India News

One Of The Most Visited Tourist Spot Of Karnataka, Panchakalyani Lake To Be Revived By Infosys Foundation

The philanthropic arm of the IT firm Infosys has announced the revival project of the polluted Panchakalyani lake in Karnataka ...
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End Of Open Defecation? Bengaluru Stakes Claim To ODF Status
Karnataka News Open Defecation Free

End Of Open Defecation? Bengaluru Stakes Claim To ODF Status

On December 27, 2018, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), passed a resolution in the council, declaring all 198 wards as ODF ...
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Nearly five tonnes of waste in Bengaluru’s Yediyur ward is treated daily
Karnataka News Waste Management

Bengaluru Ward Leads The Way In Waste Management, Generates Electricity From Trash

Yediyur ward in Bengaluru is generating 50 kilowatts of electricity from five tonnes of waste daily. It hopes to increase the power capacity to 250 kilowatts soon ...
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Adopt Water Saving Aerators And Bid Adieu To Water Wastage
Karnataka Waste Warriors Of India

Adopt Water Saving Aerators And Bid Adieu To Water Wastage

Bengaluru based Eco365 has an innovative solution to India’s water woes – water saving aerator, which saves 80 per cent of the water ...
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Plastic Crisis: Quantum Of Plastic Carry Bags Not Reduced Despite Ban, Said The Comptroller And Auditor General
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Plastic Crisis: Quantum Of Plastic Carry Bags Not Reduced Despite Ban, Said The Comptroller And Auditor General

The performance audit report of Comptroller and Auditor General on 'Solid Waste Management in Urban Local Bodies’ found that there is mismanagement of plastic waste the assessment of waste was not realistic and the state policy prepared in 2004 was not fully operational ...
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National Green Tribunal Slaps Rs. 50 Crore Penalty On Karnataka For Neglecting Bengaluru Lakes
Karnataka News

National Green Tribunal Slaps Rs. 50 Crore Penalty On Karnataka For Neglecting Bengaluru Lakes

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has also asked Bengaluru’s civic body to deposit Rs. 25 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), of which Rs. 10 crore will be transferred to the state pollution board ...
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Citizens in Bengaluru beautify Jakkur lake by planting 300 varieties of trees
Karnataka Swachh Warriors

Once Infamous As A Littering Spot, Bengaluru’s Jakkur Lake Is Now Known For Its Lush Greenery

A group of citizens from Bengaluru came together in 2014 to end the littering menace near the Jakkur lake through weekly cleanup and tree plantations drives ...
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How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women
Karnataka Menstrual Hygiene

How This Man From Bengaluru Is Educating Women About Menstrual Hygiene With The Help Of Other Women

What started with improving the state of menstrual hygiene in India by providing safe menstrual products has turned into an awareness programme ...
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