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Justice Mr. N. Kumar (Retd.) calls for widespread and persistent efforts to resolve vexatious Municipal Waste Crisis

Says ESG Report “Bangalore's Toxic Legacy Intensifies” serves as foundation for furthering reforms undertaken

Written by Leo F. Saldanha, Swetha Rao Dhananka, Mallesh K. R., Harsh Vardhan Bhati, Apoorva Patil, Namrata Kabra for Environment Support Group
2 March, 2018

A wide range of people from all over Bangalore, representing a range of organisations and communities from within the city, peri-urban areas and villages affected by waste disposal, were present when Justice Mr. N.

Bangalore's Toxic Legacy Intensifies

Release of ESG Report on: "State of Landfill, Waste Processing Sites & Dumping Grounds, and Working Conditions of Pourakarmikas in Bangalore

Date: 2 March, 2018
Time: 10 am to 1 pm
Venue: Jain University, Palace Road, Bangalore. https://goo.gl/maps/q4MB5NmSdp32
Bingipura Landfill

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How to Understand and Comment on the Revised Draft Masterplan (RMP) 2031 for Bengaluru

An ESG "How to do it?" Workshop initiative

Date: 16 December, 2017
Time: 4 pm to 6.30 pm (followed by the screening of a documentary: Our Metropolis)
Venue: ESG Workshop Space, 1575, Ring Road, Banashankari II Stage, Bangalore 560070

 

 

 

Status of Law, Policy & Practices Solid Waste Management in Bengaluru

Report of Workshop organised by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in collaboration with Environment Support Group

Written by ESG
31 May, 2017
ESG BBMP SWM Workshop


 

 

 

MoEF&CC forced to “call off” its illegal and unconstitutional National Public Consultation on Waste Management Rules, 2015 in Bangalore

Press Release : Bangalore : 22 May 2015

Mr. Biswanath Sinha, Joint Secretary of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) was required by demands from various representatives of civil society organisations to cancel its “Stakeholders Consultation on Draft Waste Management Rules 2015” organised in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Le Meridian Hotel in Bangalore today.

Participate in Survey of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Bangalore

Date: 5 May, 2014
Venue: Bangalore

 

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In the past two years, many progressive changes have taken place in the way Bangalore manages its waste; changes that have influenced way waste is managed in the rest of Karnataka and even across India.

Karnataka High Court reins Indian Environment Ministry's regressive reforms on waste management

Karnataka High Court directs MoEF directed to submit Draft MSW Rules 2013 to Karnataka High Court for "scrutiny" before finalisation

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 October 2013