Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) does not have single scientifically approved landfill site considering that it generates 60 per cent of solid waste in municipal bodies across State, as per Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) statistics.
KSPCB distributed these statistics on pamphlets to citizens at BBMP sponsored — Wake Up Clean Up expo. The KSPCB said, as on date, only six municipal bodies have been identified as having scientifically approved landfill site. This excludes BBMP. The six are: Mangalore Municipal Corporation (along with Town Panchayat of Ullal), City Municipal Corporation (CMC) of Karwar, CMC Udupi, Town Municipal Corporation (TMC) Puttur and Town Panchayat of Ankola.