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#SwachhSurvekshan2018: Karnataka's Mysuru Is 'India’s Cleanest Medium City’
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Swachh Survekshan 2018: Karnataka’s Mysuru Is ‘India’s Cleanest Medium City’

Mysuru has had mixed run in Swachh Survekshan from being number 1 in 2016 when it was declared as India’s 'Cleanest City’ and then slipping to number 5 in 2017, to now being declared Cleanest City among medium cities (population between three lakh and one million)
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Issues of sanitation, waste management and water have become important in Bengaluru, prior to Karnataka Elections 2018
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Karnataka Elections 2018: The Battle For Bengaluru Heats Up With Promises Of Cleaner Public Toilets, Better Waste Management And A Solution For Water Crisis

Ill-maintained toilets, uncollected waste and an impending water crisis have become major electoral points in Bengaluru ahead of Assembly Elections 2018
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Better sanitation and hygiene is a part of election manifestos of all major parties in Karnataka Elections
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Karnataka Elections 2018: In The Run Up To Assembly Elections, Promises Of A ‘Swachh Karnataka’ Find A Place In Party Manifestos

Sanitation and hygiene became important issues for Karnataka Elections 2018, as though rural sanitation has seen considerable improvement in the last five years, urban Karnataka still lags behind in improving individual and public sanitation
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Heard Of Jewellery From Waste Items? These Two Women Innovators From Bengaluru Are Doing Just That
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Heard Of Jewellery From Waste Items? These Two Women Innovators From Bengaluru Are Doing Just That

What started as an experiment of converting trash into something useful, caught people’s attention and Rituparna and Angeline even got commissioned for designing a bride’s wedding jewellery from waste items
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Delhi’s Plastic Ban: Authorities Seize 8,000 Kilos Of Plastic Bags In Two Weeks
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‘Why Isn’t The Confiscated Plastic Being Used For Road Construction?’ Environmentalists Question Bengaluru Civic Body

Over 800 tonnes of plastic has been confiscated by Bengaluru’s civic body post the ban on plastic imposed in 2016 though till now only 100 tonnes have been used in road construction till now
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Bengaluru Couple Develops Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Bin Bags
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Bengaluru Couple Develops Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Bin Bags

A couple in Bengaluru, through their organisation has come up with newspaper bin bags to prevent people from dumping trash in plastic bags
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Chinnaswamy stadium to go waste free this IPL
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As India’s T20 Fever Makes Its Resurgence In IPL, Bengaluru Is Batting For Waste Free Matches At Its Home Ground

Waste generation during cricket matches pose problems for municipal corporations, as matches can generate somewhere between 10 to 15 metric tonnes of waste
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Plastic Pollution: More Microplastics On Maharashtra, Karnataka Beaches Than Goa, Says Study

The microplastics are extremely small pieces of plastic debris in the environment, resulting from the disposal and breakdown of consumer products and industrial waste
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Give Recyclable Waste, Get Cash In Return: Here's How A Bengaluru Based Start-Up Is Helping Ease The Burden On City's Landfill
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Give Recyclable Waste, Get Cash In Return: Here’s How A Bengaluru Based Start-Up Is Helping Ease The Burden On City’s Landfill

Naveen Mariyan, a 27-year-old entrepreneur is helping Bangalorians earn from their waste. Here is how
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Bellandur Lake: Bangalore Development Authority Begins Clean Up, Starts By Removing Weeds
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Project For Filling Tanks With Treated Sewage Water Stirs Row

According to the present project, the Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will set up Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) to treat the effluents dumped in the lake and the treated water will be taken to the other water bodies
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Residential Societies And Commercial Establishments In Bengaluru May Get A Rebate On Garbage Cess On Practicing In House Composting
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Residential Societies And Commercial Establishments In Bengaluru May Get A Rebate On Garbage Cess If They Practice Composting On Premises

A rebate in garbage cess may see more bulk waste generators in Bengaluru take up in-house composting
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8 Day Cleanathon Launched With ‘Clean Bengaluru’ Agenda
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8 Day Cleanathon Launched With ‘Clean Bengaluru’ As Agenda

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has launched a mammoth eight-day clean-up drive in the city from Saturday to get rid of the garbage mess within city
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