Bengaluru has always grappled with migration and population explosion. As a result, the city produces more than 5,000 tonnes of waste every day. With a faulty garbage transport system and contractor mafia, the city runs into garbage problem every now and then. The identified landfills around the city keep filling fast.
Bengalureans have always tried to come up with waste-management systems, starting from garbage bins to clean up drives and from a no-bin to a three-bin system. Even so, garbage dumps became rampant in Bengaluru. Indiscriminate burning of garbage also became a menace.
There have been many initiatives of stopping people from throwing their waste on the streets and collecting them in a scientific manner. Kasa Kiosk is one such initiative. This is a manned kiosk to collect kasa, which loosely translates to waste.Read More