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The study aims to contribute towards creating an ecosystem of CDW recycling in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore). The analysis explores the status and future outlook of CDW generation and disposal in the city through a combination of literature review, site visits and primary surveys. It reviews the policy landscape and regulations around CDW management and disposal formulated by the municipal authorities. The survey attempts to understand the positions and concerns of various stakeholders including Stone Crushing Units (SCUs), Demolition and Transport Contractors (DTCs), Paving Block Manufacturers (PBM), building developers, and academia around CDW management and recycling for building materials.