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Academy of Cleaning Sciences Initiated

In association with Karcher India and Don Bosco Pvt ITI (Kokar), the School of Dignity organised its first Dignity Meet last month at the Don Bosco School, Ranchi. The School of Dignity (SOD) is an Academy of Cleaning Sciences, founded ... Read More »

Facilio & Smart IoT join hands with Digital X

New York-based FM-tech start-up Facilio, with operations in the US, Middle-East and India, and Smart IoT -in the US, Middle-East and India, and Smart IoT – UAE’s leading IoT innovator, have signed an MOU with Digital X, a subsidiary of ... Read More »

Parle Agro’s responsible waste recycling activity

Parle Agro mobilized its employees to coach and create awareness about waste management among 15,000 students in 15 locations last month. Students of government schools close to Parle offices were trained in segregated waste management methods, importance of disposing waste ... Read More »

Case Study: Successful Rejuvenation of a Bengaluru lake

Ecoparadigm’s natural on-site sewage treatment plant now allows only clean water to pour into Bengaluru’s Kundalahalli lake. This public-private project was supported by residents’ associations, the City Municipal Corporation as well as corporate bodies. Bengaluru’s lakes are known to make ... Read More »

Shapoorji Pallonji clean beach drive

Over 300 participants comprising Mumbai-based employees of the Shapoorji Pallonji Group group and their families recently conducted a beach clean-up drive at Mumbai’s Mahim beach. They collected 20 tonnes of garbage from a stretch of about 800 meters, in three ... Read More »

Plastic Ban

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said recently that ridding the country of single use plastic by 2022 will be “Clean India (Swachh Bharat) Part 2. First part of Clean India Programme was building 100 million toilets. He added that the government ... Read More »

NZ launderers ditch plastic laundry bags

Some laundries in New Zealand have begun to do away with using plastic bags or covers to encase the cleaned clothes. They have found that customers are satisfied even without such coverings on their garments. One laundry uses compostable dry ... Read More »

Unilever campaign on reducing plastic waste

Unilever, owner of brands including Dove, Ben & Jerry’s, Lipton and Omo, has announced ambitious new commitments to reduce its plastic waste and help create a circular economy for plastics. Unilever plans to halve its use of virgin plastic, by ... Read More »

Going Bananas

Railway authorities in Lucknow believe that banana peels spread filth so they have banned the sale of the fruit at the Charbagh Railway Station. Authorities have also warned that anyone found breaching the ban will face strict action, including a ... Read More »

An advanced tool for comprehensive surface cleaning

Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge — one of the first women’s specialty hospitals in the US — has invested in the Clorox Total 360 system in its effort to protect its patients from contagious bacteria, viruses and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). ... Read More »

ISSA members in Forbes list

Five ISSA members have been named to Forbes magazine’s list of 2019 America’s Best Employers for New Grads. In compiling the annual list, Forbes partnered with Statista to survey 10,000 Americans with less than 10 years’ professional experience working for ... Read More »

Laundry tech company JustClean wins award

Kuwait-based technology company JustClean was honoured at the Arabian Business Awards 2019 in Dubai as a home-grown brand achieving great success in a short time. JustClean’s Co-Founders, Athbi and Nouri Al-Enezi, took to the stage last month to receive their ... Read More »

TV18 campaign against marine pollution

News network CNBCTV18 conducted a campaign against marine pollution and litter in association with environmental activist Afroz Shah and his foundation. The collaboration saw the broadcast channel and the foundation organize a special daylong cleanliness drive at Versova beach. The ... Read More »

Laundry Convention hosted by PDCA

To mark the 49th anniversary of the Punjab Dry Cleaners’ Association (PDCA), a northern summit of dry cleaners and launderers was organised at Karnal in association with the Haryana Dry Cleaners’ Association. On September 14 & 15, titans of the ... Read More »

60m lt of water harvested by Galaxy Surfactants

Under its CSR program ‘Vatavaran Suraksha & Samajeek Utthaan’, Galaxy Surfactant Ltd has helped in the reconstruction and de-silting of a checkdam in Kelichapada and Jawahar areas of Palghar District, as well as in the rejuvenation of wells at Rajewadi ... Read More »

Axis Bank donates electric bikes for Bhopal SWM

To mark the 150th year of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, Axis Bank has announced its support for Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) efforts to make Bhopal a clean and green city, which will help it retain its title of the cleanest state ... Read More »

FSSAI to issue hygiene ratings to restaurants

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has ordered that restaurants and hotels will soon have to display hygiene ratings on their doors. It will also train people to check compliance to hygiene standards. This measure is expected ... Read More »

HPMF Convention begins on October 10

Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) is a consortium of purchasing managers from the hospitality industry representing star hotels, catering companies, stand-alone restaurant chains, retail chains and airlines. To celebrate its 9th anniversary, a mega Convention and Awards 2019 will be ... Read More »