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.
Around nine months ago, the Mahaganapati temple located at HRBR Layout, Banaswadi decided to do sustainable waste management. The temple authority’s endeavour to make the temple a zero-waste, plastic free zone has been quite successful.
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
The one-day workshop, “Bengaluru’s Airpocalypse: Air pollution problems and solutions” was organised by Co Media Lab (a joint initiative of Radio Active CR 90.4 MHz and Citizen Matters initiative) in association with Society for Community