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End Of Open Defecation? Bengaluru Stakes Claim To ODF Status
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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GPS Helps Unearth Rs. 400 Crore Garbage Scam In Bengaluru

Contractors responsible for collection and disposal of garbage had given an "inflated number of vehicles", nearly 1000 vehicles existed only on paper ...
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How Much Will You Pay For Pollution Caused: Top Court To Graphite India
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How Much Will You Pay For Pollution Caused: Top Court To Graphite India

The Supreme Court also pulled up the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) for "doing nothing" to curb pollution in Bengaluru even as the city was grappling with the problem ...
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Air Pollution: Increasing green cover in northwestern parts of the country can help reduce dust pollution in Delhi according to a report
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Contribute Towards Cleaner Air And Get Marks: Karnataka’s New Initiative To Encourage Tree Plantation

As per a proposal submitted by Karnataka’s Department of Forest Environment and Ecology, students will have to plant 10 saplings each and nurture them for at least three years to get additional 10 marks ...
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Bengaluru Woman Gives Green Spin To Dasara Golu – Festive Display Of Dolls, Exhibits 7 Steps To ‘SwachaGraha’

From refusing single use plastic, practising composting at home, to producing natural cleaners at home, 57-year-old Vani Murthy’s Dasara Golu has everything you need to live a green life ...
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#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery
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#BYOCSelfie Challenge: How Bengalureans Have Started A War Against Single-Use Plastic Cutlery

In a bid to put a full stop on the use of disposable cutlery, a trio from Bengaluru initiates a #BYOCSelfie Challenge, asks people to carry their own reusable tableware and click a selfie ...
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