There is a direct connection between environmental quality, comfort, health and wellbeing, positive attitudes and behaviour and higher levels of educational performance. It is based on the premise that children have a right to basic facilities such as school toilets, safe drinking water, clean surroundings and information on hygiene. If these conditions are created, children
Seen from a distance, the giant septic tank installation made from High Density Polyethylene (HDPE), resembles a giant balloon that has been planted in the earth. The blue installation is located among cattle feedlots owned by PT Santosa Agrindo (Santori) in Bumiaji Kampung, Anaktuha subdistrict, Central Lampung Regency. The septic tank, which measures 90 by
WaterHealth India Pvt Ltd (WHIN), a 100% subsidiary of WaterHealth Inc, has established financially sustainable water purification plants with minimal investment in more than 250 remote locations across India. It also provides employment opportunities to the communities surrounding them.
Case studies of schools quoted by Sumeet Bansal, Associate Manager-Marketing, Godrej & Boyce, show that even though the schools were initially skeptical in adopting a new mechanised cleaning technology, they eventually gave it a try solely because of sustainability factors. Mechanised cleaning is not new to schools abroad; still, any new technology that hits the
The mission of Rural Drinking Water Supply programme under the Ministry of Rural Development aims at providing safe drinking water in adequate quantity to all rural habitation in the country, including rural schools and anganwadis. Due to a variety of factors, quality of drinking water is likely to deteriorate when it actually reaches the consumption
It’s not just the quality of work but also the attitude of housekeepers working in the facility that makes all the difference, says Rajendra L Shinde, Managing Director, Supreme Facility Management, Pune. In recent years, with growing awareness, the facility management segment is booming in India. The mushrooming of IT companies and manufacturing units with
Talking to Clean India Journal Jonathan Evans and Paul Thompson of Numatic International predicted that very shortly, India would make a big presence in the international market
Alfred Karcher GmbH & Co. KG, a leading cleaning equipment manufacturer, has completed 75 years this year. Innovation has been the driving force of the company all way through, said Hartmut Jenner, CEO & Chairman of the Management Board. He spoke to Clean India Journal at Karcher’s booth at ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam. While Karcher’s compact BR 30/4 C scrubber-drier won...
The Baudoin Wash Systems, Netherlands, the winner of the Innovation Award at the ISSA/Interclean 2010 at Amsterdam, has joined hands with Excel International Group to enter the Indian market with its state-of-the-art eco-friendly cleaning equipment.
This might come as a relief for women from rural Gulbarga. Sharan Desai, a technocrat from Gulbarga, has come out with the prototype of a toilet that meets the needs of rural women. The prototype has already evinced interest among government agencies, NGOs and local leaders as well. The model, conceived by Desai, promises to