From “Not in my backyard” to “Yes in my back yard”

National Green Tribunal urges for de-centralized management of waste as Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) drowns in city produced garbage. By Riddhiman Roy As BBMP runs out of places to dump waste and the waste disposal apocalypse looms large over the city, National Green Tribunal (NGT) singled out de-centralized waste management as the only plausible […]

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Kasturi Nagar wrinkles its nose as stink worsens

In clear violation of the BBMP guidelines for waste management, pourakarmikas are not collecting garbage regularly. Ishika Dangayach The pourakarmikas of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike(BBMP) are dumping garbage in a portion of 3rd cross service road in Kasturi Nagar. This has resulted in the place stinking. The BBMP guidelines state that wet waste should be […]

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Automated Waste Collection System; Bangalore may not be ready

The Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) might be ideal for GIFT city, Gujarat, but might not be the best plan for Bangalore Bangalore, January 24, 2018: The Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City introduced an Automated Waste Collection System (AWCS) for their smart city. But experts disagree on the working of the AWCS in cities […]

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