Nearly every citizen of Bangalore has heard of the current state of two of Bangalore’s biggest lakes – the Varthur and Bellandur lakes. The main reasons for the pollution of these lakes are the untreated sewage and industrial effluents that are constantly flowing into the lake.
India has the highest number of child mortalities caused by diarrhoea and pneumonia. These diseases are caused by bacteria and parasites and are commonly spread due to open garbage dumps. Bengaluru is becoming famous nowadays
Waste Segregation by source has been made mandatory by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in Bengaluru since February 1st, 2017. Housing units that refuse to segregate shall be fined according to the BBMP’s circular. PG’s
Contracted garbage collectors and pourakarmikas have ignored and physically trying jobs. The wages of their labour do not do justice to the work that they do. While I am walking down Church Street at 11:45am,