Segregation is a rule, but most citizens fail to follow it

  • | Saturday | 12th October, 2019

Despite the state government and BBMP chalking out rules, and the recent solid waste management policy, garbage segregation is still far from successful. N S Ramakanth, co-founder of Solid Waste Management Round Table, Bengaluru (SWMRT), told The New Indian Express, “It’s been more than three years that segregation has become a rule, but most of the citizens don’t follow it. In SWMRT, 500 volunteers are spreading awareness about segregation, but citizens are unconcerned. “When people need to segregate dry and wet waste, we only find one bin and this makes our task tough. Areas like City Market, Shivajinagar, Bilekalahalli, Rajarajeshwari Nagar, Attiguppe, Mysuru Road, Magadi Road, Kanakapura Road, Bannerghatta Road, Bellandur, Varthur, Whitefield, Sarjapura Road, to name a few, are the other side of the coin, where the attitude is: “Who cares?

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