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Air Pollution: Bengaluru Joins Global Air Quality Network To Clean Up Toxic Air

13 cities from across the world participated in the event in Bengaluru to provide solutions for air pollution
Air Pollution Karnataka News
As part of the C40 Air Quality Network, global cities including Bengaluru will pledge towards cleaner vehicles and rely on low-emission vehicles that run on electric power instead of traditional fuels like petrol and diesel, that contribute to high emissions ...
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Bengaluru Plastic Ban: City Civic Body Intensifies Crackdown On Plastic Vendors

To beat plastic pollution, Uttar Pradesh imposed a plastic ban on July 15
Karnataka News
Raids by BBMP have resulted in closure of various shops which were selling or using plastic bags ...
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Meet 35-Year-Old Green Warrior From Bengaluru, Who Is Planting Trees Across India Since 2007

Karnataka Swachh Warriors
From cleaning a garbage dump to convert it into forest patch, creating miyawaki forest, to earning a means of income for farmers, Say Trees, a Bengaluru based NGO is helping India increase its green cover ...
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Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Plastic: This Bengaluru Duo Gives A Green Spin To Shopping And Eating

Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Plastic: This Bengaluru Duo Gives A Green Spin To Shopping And Eating
Karnataka Waste Warriors Of India
Meet two friends from Bengaluru who collaborated with each other to bring in an environmental change that laid the foundations of Astu Eco, an initiative that provides eco-friendly alternatives ...
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Waste Management: Bengaluru Students Design A Smart Solution For Overflowing Garbage Bins

Waste Management Bengaluru students develop a smart solution to prevent garbage overflowfrom bins
Karnataka Waste Warriors Of India
Four college students develop an app and a smart bin that can alert the waste collection trucks once the bins are filled ...
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Karnataka Deputy CM Promises A Plastic Free Bengaluru And Tackling City’s Lake Pollution On ‘War Footing’

Karnataka News
Karnataka’s Deputy Chief Minister said that Bengaluru’s civic problems like waste management and lake pollution will be taken up on a ‘war footing’ ...
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Bellandur Lake Is Bengaluru’s Biggest Septic Tank, Says Green Tribunal Report As Toxic Froth Returns

The NGT report on Bellandur lake defined it as Bengaluru's biggest septic tank
Lakes Of India News
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) report heavily criticised the role played by Bengaluru’s civic agencies in cleaning up the Bellandur lake ...
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An Innovation To Prevent Waste From Flowing Into The Sea, Rivers And Lakes, Can This Solve Water Pollution Problem?

Non-food goods involves release of nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium directly into water systems
Karnataka World Environment Day
The modular floating barriers made of steel and aluminium can be deployed as per the requirement to prevent waste from polluting water bodies like rivers, lakes ...
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Bengaluru To Treat Liquid Waste Discharged From Landfills And Use The Recovered Water To Refill The City Lakes

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News Waste Management
Concerned over poisonous leachate contaminating groundwater, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has now set up a leachate treatment plant at its Belahalli landfill site ...
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‘Why Isn’t The Confiscated Plastic Being Used For Road Construction?’ Environmentalists Question Bengaluru Civic Body

Delhi’s Plastic Ban: Authorities Seize 8,000 Kilos Of Plastic Bags In Two Weeks
Karnataka News
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

Bengaluru Couple Develops Eco-Friendly Alternative To Plastic Bin Bags
Karnataka Waste Warriors Of India
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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As India’s T20 Fever Makes Its Resurgence In IPL, Bengaluru Is Batting For Waste Free Matches At Its Home Ground

Chinnaswamy stadium to go waste free this IPL
Karnataka News Waste Management
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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