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Chandigarh’s first air monitoring station

Chandigarh will have its first automated air quality monitoring station mapping the levels of presence of harmful Benzene and ground-level Ozone in the atmosphere. The Central Pollution Control Board has partnered with the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) for this ... Read More »

Edition of 25th ISSA/INTERCLEAN

The show opened at RAI, Amsterdam on May 6 – allowing cleaning professionals to the see and understand latest product innovations and share knowledge colleagues from all over the world. “We are working on special ways to mark this great ... Read More »

Sustainability in Housekeeping

Sealed Air India organises customer meet Sealed Air held its Customer Meet on April 11, at the Optus Sarovar hotel in Gurgaon which saw many leading players in the industry share ideas through panel discussions, presentations, and networking on a ... Read More »

Forum Pulire

The second edition of Forum Pulire – March 26-27 in Milan – discussed the most topical issues in the world of professional cleaning and integrated services. The event brought together over 340 delegates from all over Italy. Companies and facility ... Read More »

Shining bio-fuel business

The global business outlook of industrial bio-energy development for the next 15-years has been assessed as very bright with India becoming one of its biggest gainers owing to the nation’s ready availability of huge quantum of MSW, forest residues and ... Read More »

Growing antibiotic resistance threat

A new report by WHO on antimicrobial resistance reveals that this serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future, it is happening right now in every region of the world and has the potential to affect anyone, of ... Read More »

New generation eco-sustainable toilets

The Environment Engineering and Management Department of Thailand-based Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) have developed two prototypes of toilets: the Solar Septic Tank (SST) and the Hydrocyclone Toilet (HT). Both the prototypes, showcased recently in New Delhi, are solutions that ... Read More »

EU bans mango, vegetable import from India

The European Union has imposed a ban on import of mango and other vegetables, including aubergines, bitter gourd, snake gourd. patra leaves, taro plants and eggplant from India from May 1, 2014 as they were found to carrying pests, insects ... Read More »

NFSI Spirit Award to Marc K. Adelman

Marc K. Adelman, AIA, CFM, CCS and principal of tvsdesign, has received the national Spirit Award from the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI). The Award is a yearly recognition presented to an individual or organization that epitomizes the spirit and ... Read More »

Udupi to turn ‘sparkling’

Spending र31 crore on streamlining the underground drainage system alone, the Udupi Municipal Corporation (UMC) is going to make this city a sparkling one with no traces of road-side garbage on the 75th anniversary of the formation of the civic ... Read More »

Water ATMs for Delhi slums

The slum dwellers in Delhi would soon be using smart cards to get water supplies through the “pay-and-use” water ATMs. Special water kiosks are going to be constructed in the resettlement colonies and slums. The New Delhi State Government has ... Read More »

Global Market for biosurfactants : Report

According to a new study by Grand View Research, USA, the global market for biosurfactants is expected to reach $2,308.8 million by 2020. Preference towards use of bio-based products, particularly in Europe and North America, is expected to increase biosurfactant ... Read More »

Sterling celebrates 21st anniversary

On May 15, Sterling Pest Control Services marked the 21st anniversary of the company with a small celebration amid select gathering at Capital Hotel, Mumbai. Having completed two decades, elated Veejai Ahluwalia, Managing Director, shared his growth plans with Clean ... Read More »

Sustainable Sanitation for Panaji

The Union Urban Development Ministry has appointed Royal Haskoning DHV, an independent project management consultancy company to prepare a detailed sustainable sanitation plan for Panaji that will be able to address all the civic problems for the next 35 years. ... Read More »

New public toilet policy for Pimpri

The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has framed a new public toilet policy, which envisages construction of toilets and bath houses in market areas, footpaths, near nullahs (drains) and other places where people throng in great numbers. Special toilet designs ... Read More »

WHO launches hand hygiene report

WHO has launched global “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands” programme, highlighting the role of hand hygiene in preventing the spread of drug-resistant germs. The campaign is in line with WHO’s recently-released report on Antimicrobial Resistance: Global Report on Surveillance. The ... Read More »

Organic waste power plants for Delhi parks

NDMC has installed a purpose-built small-scale plant at Buddha Jayanti Park in Delhi to convert organic waste into pellets or fuel. The pellets are to be used to generate power. The NDMC is soon going to install similar smaller plants ... Read More »

Sanitary hardware market to boom in India

A latest research report of Dublin-based Research and Markets —“Sanitary Hardware Market in India” — forecasts the industry to grow at a CAGR of 17.89% in the next two short years. One of the key factors contributing to this market ... Read More »