Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will start collecting hazardous waste from industrial units in Bangalore. K.S. Vamanacharya, Chairman, KSPCB, said in a release, “The board in way to reach to the industries is to make them aware of the pollution which is being caused by indiscriminate disposal of hazardous waste particularly from Small and Medium scale Industries (MSME’s).”

In Bangalore, the board has taken the initiative to establish closed loop system to collect hazardous waste from the industries’ doorsteps in association with used oil reprocessing company Arun Industries, No.193, III Phase, PIA, Bangalore-58, which is operating within the Peenya Industrial Area, and hazardous waste incineration facility by Bangalore Incinerators Ltd, Plot No 28, KIADB Industrial Area, Tumkur.