Bellandur lake’s disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project — catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
Several studies have pointed to the increasingly toxic air in the city, some pegging the levels of polluting particulate matter at three times the WHO-prescribed standards. What contributes to this and why is it so difficult to check?
What happens when a community becomes aware of the problems of generating excess waste and hoarding unwanted things? Renting, selling, upcycling – there are many ways to deal with it, and they will all be explored. An enterprising story from Whitefield.
Electronics City Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA) recently hosted an environmental-friendly cultural festival. In collaboration with Infosys, the team pulled off an extremely successful fete, promoting green and sustainable living.
More than 500 pourakarmikas have already visited Singapore at a cost of Rs 80000 each, as part of BBMP’s plan to send a targeted 1800 waste workers for training and international exposure. But what have they brought back and how much of it is being implemented?
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks