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BBMP recycles waste management plan


Bengaluru: The new BBMP commissioner M. Lakshminarayan has made segregation of waste at source compulsory in 31 wards from July 1, reinforcing the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules of October 2012.

No end in sight to Bengaluru’s garbage mess


Bengaluru: There seems to be no respite from the garbage crisis for citizens of Bengaluru as well as villagers of Mandur as city in-charge minister R. Ashok and Chief Min­ister Jagadish Shet­tar have

Laid waste by BBMP

That the BBMP has made a mess of garbage disposal is becoming clearer by the day as the city continues to suffer the stench of uncleared waste in many areas. The problem is worse in some localities th

Stir off, but garbage woes pile up

With new garbage contractors lined up, the BBMP is confident that the garbage mess dogging the city can be tackled effectively. But it may just have to contend with problems from another quarter, whic

Plastics abound despite


Though plastic bags of less than 40-micron thic­kness are banned and awareness programmes are on across the city, the sale of plastic carry bags is visible in almost all commercial hubs of Chennai.

Mr Goel, city still a mess

The BBMP's promise of solving the garbage crisis has remained a distant dream for the citizens of Bengaluru.

BBMP Commi­ssioner Rajneesh Goel's told Deccan Chronicle on Sunday that Bengaluru wou­ld

Day after inspection, the garbage is back

A day after BBMP Commissioner Rajneesh Goel and Mayor D. Venkatesh Murthy went around the city to inspect the garbage collection drive, waste is back on street corners and empty sites.

Mounds of wast

Garbage finally cleared in city

After a long gap, the city was cleared of garbage on Friday. It was either because of the severe criticism by the Karnataka High Court, or the BBMP workers were extra diligent, knowing that Mayor D. V

GHMC gets 6 weeks to clean up

The AP High Court on Mo-nday gave six weeks to the GHMC to control the mosquito menace and maintain hygiene in the city.

A division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and Just

Waste problem piles up in city

In the last 12 years, Chennai has seen three popular mayors and one mayor in-charge belonging to the Dravidian majors. All the four, including DMK leader M.K. Stalin, his trusted confidant Ma.Subraman

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