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Oppose landfilling 'waste'

Press Release : Bangalore : 31 October 2012

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Mayor of Bangalore dumps Mavallipura landfill

Joint Committee set up to monitor compliance and compensation issues

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 August 2012

 

Landfills aren't the solution to Bangalore's 'waste' problem

Segregation of 'waste' at source is the only way forward

Press Release : Bangalore : 17 July 2012

JOINT STATEMENT

Segregation of 'waste' at source is the only way forward

KSPCB shuts down Ramky's SWM Landfill at Mavallipura

Ramky and BBMP to clean up landfill in 3 months or face criminal prosecution

Press Release : Bangalore : 12 July 2012

In a landmark decision, Mr. A. S. Sadashivaiah, IFS (Retd.), Chairman, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, has directed the Commissioner of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP, Bangalore's city corporation) and the private operator of the city's major landfill, Ramky Infrastructure Pvt.

2 more die, yet few care for Mavallipura's people dumped by Bangalore's Waste

1,000 tonnes of waste dumped daily here

Press Release : Bangalore : 30 June 2012

2 more die, yet few care for Mavallipura's people dumped on by Bangalore's Waste

Workshop on Access to Safe Water: Challenges and Opportunities in Mavallipura

International Day of Action for Rivers

Dates: 14 - 14 March, 2013
Time: 10.00 AM to 1.00 PM
Venue: FRLHT Seminar Hall, Pathanjali block, Mavallipura, Bangalore

 

Environment Support Group in coordination with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology and Dalit Sangharsh Samiti organised a workshop on "Access to safe Water: Challenges and Opportunities" on 14.3. 2013 at Mavallipura, on the occasion of the International Day of Action for Rivers.

 

The workshop report can be downloaded from this page.

Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills

A brief of a report prepared by Environment Support Group, Bangalore

Press Release : Bangalore : 4 August 2010
A brief of a report prepared by Environment Support Group, Bangalore

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 irresponsible and unjust disposal of solid waste.

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

"Bangalore's Toxic Legacy: Investigating Mavallipura's illegal landfills"

Press Release : Bangalore : 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 irresponsible and unjust disposal of solid waste.