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 2 March 2018 ; Time: 10 am to 1 pm ; Venue: Jain University, Palace Road, Bangalore. https://goo.gl/maps/q4MB5NmSdp32 Downloads: Invitation to Release of Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy Intensifies Kannada Invitation to Release of Landfills Report campaigns,mavallipura,bangalore,mavallipura,solid waste management

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Participate In Survey Of Municipal Solid Waste Management In Bangalore

5 May 2014 ; Venue: Bangalore   Greetings! 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. Bangalore is the first city in India where segregation of municipal waste at source has become mandatory. This is a direct outcome of directions issued by the Karnataka High Court responding to

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Karnataka High Court Orders Status Quo On Ministry Of Environment And Forests’ Proposal To Amend Municipal Solid Waste (Management And Handling) Rules

MoEF to appear before High Court on 24th October to explain why it chose to amend Rules 11 October 2013 Downloads: ESG_Release_Kar_HC_Stay_MoEF_MSW_Rules_2013 ESG Submission to MoEF on Draft MSW Rules 2013 Karnataka HC Order in ESG PIL staying Draft MSW Rules 2013 Memo of MoEF filed in Karnataka High Court defending Draft MSW Rules 2013 A Division Bench of the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka constituted by Justice Mr. N. Kumar and Justice Mrs. B.

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Karnataka High Court Directs Bangalore To Be The First City In India To Segregate Waste At Source

Directs decentralised management of waste to facilitate composting and recyling 24 November 2012 Downloads: ESG Release on Karnataka High Court directions on SWM: 24 Nov 2012 Kar HC Direction of 22 Nov 2012 in SWM PILs ESG PIL SWM Mavallipura HC Kar Nov 2012 ESG Presentation: Progressive solutions to manage waste ESG Strategy for Progressive SWM: October 2012 Karnataka High Court Orders in PILs filed by ESG and ors in SWM case The Principal Bench

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“Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura’s Illegal Landfills”

“Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura’s illegal landfills” 4 August 2010 The illegal municipal solid waste management landfills at Mavallipura, apart from inflicting extensive damage on the local community, also point to a larger systemic failure in the management of our urban spaces. We may have turned our backs on the grave and urgent problem of waste disposal in our cities, but events that transpired at Mavallipura have demonstrated how far-reaching the consequences are of such

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Bangalore’s Garbage Killing People In Mavallipura

Villagers refuse to cremate young victim’s body 23 July 2010 Downloads: Press Release Mavallipura 23 July 2010 Akshay Kumar, a 15 year old boy, died of dengue this morning at Mavallipura, Yelahanka Hobli, 20 kms north of Bangalore. Akshay’s untimely death is the tragic outcome of reckless dumping of hundreds of tonnes of garbage daily by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and M/s Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. at Mavallipura, making it a fertile habitat for mosquitoes

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Ramky Landfill At Mavallipura Must Be Phased Out

Landfill threatens safety of Yelahanka Air Force Base – Villagers demand decontamination of the highly polluted zone and compensation 16 October 2009 Downloads: Mavallipura Press Release – DSS – Kannada, 16 Oct 2009 Mavallipura village, in particular its grazing pastures at Survey No. 8, has been used for dumping Bangalore’s garbage for several years now. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP – Greater Bangalore Municipal Corporation) has outsourced the task of managing this landfill to M/s

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Why Phase Out Ramky Landfill At Mavallipura

A Press Briefing Written by Sruthi Subbanna 14 October 2009 Downloads: Why Phase Out Mavallipura Report Proper management of solid waste produced by households is one of the biggest challenges faced by humanity today. This is especially true in cities across India, where poor land use planning providing community level solid waste management treatment facilities and poor management practices are creating havoc in local neighbourhoods and at dumpsites. Bangalore city itself generates over 3000 tonnes

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Urgent Update And Call For Action

Mavallipura Landfill in Yelahanka, Bangalore under seige by villagers 7 October 2009 Bangalore Dear Sir or Madam: I am writing from the Ramky landfill in Mavallipura village near Yelahanka, Bangalore. Since this morning local villagers have gathered to discuss with various officials of BBMP who are on a site visit to the facility. This visit has been caused due to extensive pollution by illegal discharge of leachates (highly toxics) into drinking water wells, streams and

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ESG’s PIL Initiatives Advancing Socially Just & Ecologically Progressive Management Of Solid Waste

ESG has consistently been involved in issues and concerns relating to municipal solid waste management in Bangalore metropolitan area since 1999.  We have also worked in developing the State’s first Solid Waste Management Plan, which was done with support from the Indo-Norwegian Environment Programme for Raichur Municipality in north Karnataka.   We also work with Pourakarmikas, workers who maintain cleanliness of our cities, towns and villages, and with various communities impacted by landfills and waste dumping.

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Integrated Solid Waste Management Project For Raichur City

1 December 2004 Downloads: MS PPT 1.3 MB Overview of Solid Waste Management Project Executed by ESG for Raichur City teaching resources,City Muncipal Corporation,Pourakarmikas,Raichur City,Student Awareness,Women Self Help Groups,solid waste management ,Add new comment

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Nammuru Chandadooru

Click the link (original source) for an engaging story on how to keep cities garbage free and thus healthy (original source) Written by G. S. Bhaskar 1 1 January 2002 Raichur teaching resources,environmental health,garbage,municipal,public health,Raichur,sanitation,segregation at source,story on swm,solid waste management

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ESG’s Initiatives On Socially Just And Ecologically Progressive Management Of Municipal Solid Waste, Including PILs

Downloads:  Compilation of all Kar HC orders in WP 46523/2012 ESG Report: “Bangalore’s Toxic Legacy Intensifies” – February 2018 Solid Waste Management and Strategies by ESG (zip) Memo (Part A) filed By ESG in the case 46523 dated 25.4.2014 Memo (Part B) filed by ESG in the case 46523 dated 25.4.2014 All the memos filed by ESG in HC_PIL_11102013 (zip) Draft Municipal Solid Waste Rules 2013 – MoEF Backgrounder on Ward Committee Draft Rules 2013

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