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The common man vs giant polluting factory

40 years ago, the greater Whitefield Area was an industrial zone. However, over the years as the city grew, the outskirts became part of the city and the area became urbanized, even coming under BBMP. The city allowed for unchecked growth and encouraged a massive number of residences and offices to be built all around, […]

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Waste Management – Community success story

After we got possession of our apartment in June 2015, had a plan to start basic segregation in our new apartment which we took possession in June 2015. Builder left apartment in bad state and funds were very less. We contributed and planted saplings in campus on first environment day 2016 and got active participation. […]

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Whitefield Rising Eco Santhe

There are a lot of problems in our society that we cannot solve, from poverty to hunger, from child trafficking to illiteracy. However the wonderful Eco Santhe organised by Whitefield Rising showed us that there is still hope to solve these problems at the community level. We as individuals can take action and help our society […]

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Waste Warrior School

A responsibly managed sports event at Inventure Academy with no generation of non recyclable disposables Almost 300kg wet waste generated comprising of food, tissues, paper liners and biodegradable cutlery were managed inside the school premises by putting them for composting in a pit. This has saved a huge carbon print involved if the waste was […]

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12 Leaf and Flower Composters Installed Across Whitefield

~ Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore, IT Corridor and Rotary Bangalore, IT Corridor collaborated to install 12 Leaf Composters in Whitefield, covering 5 government schools, 2 temples, 2 parks, 2 playgrounds, and a Ward office. IWCBITC President Sushma Singh and Editor Babita Johri Saxena worked hard to get this project off the ground. Each site […]

Steel Flyover Project Scrapped – A Victory for the Common Man

Whitefield Rising welcomes Government decision to SCRAP Steel Flyover. Whitefield Rising had supported CFB campaign and our team participated in the protest organized by CFB. This is truly a victory for Civil society and a realization that if WE are together, WE can make a DIFFERENCE! Also, Thousands of Trees in Bangalore Saved ! http://indiatoday.intoday.in/…/bangalore-rs-1…/1/895051.html […]

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An apartment complex organises large zero waste event

Gopalan Grandeur in Hoodi, Bengaluru, an apartment complex of 560 flats used its Annual Day celebration to send residents a message about eco-friendly consumption and disposal practices. Many residents here are active participants in the activities of the community which has put several waste management measures in place. They have been segregating waste for the […]

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Whitefield Habba

Celebrating Karnataka Rajyotsava Come be a part of something Unique! Whitefield Habba (Community Carnival) hosted by Whitefield Rising is the first and one of its kind fun event/traditional celebration for families/communities of Whitefield and surrounding areas. A Celebration of our Karnataka Rajyotsava, our interesting residential diversity, our cultural heritage, our local enterprise and the spirit […]