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Garbage War

  Wars have usually been associated with money or power. Who ever thought of gun-battles for empty plastic bottles, broken glasses, polythene bags, rotten vegetables or urban filth? Ancient Italian cities like Naples, Sicily, Calabria and Pugalia currently are witnessing ... Read More »

Power for Chennai

Bhabha Atomic Research Center would be setting up 50 non-conventional bio-methanation plants based on urban garbage in various districts of Tamil Nadu to generate power and manure from the garbage. While big plants can process up to 50MT of garbage ... Read More »

Community Initiatives

Residents in Jayamahal Extension, Bangalore, are now doing janitorial work to keep the roads and footpaths neat and clean. Working as the citizens’ group, Community Initiative Jayamahal Area (CIJMA), these residents have planted 50 avenue tree saplings and ensured a ... Read More »

Cleaning skiing places

Every winter, thousands of tourists, skiers, adventure tourists throng at Gulmarg and Tanmarg and litter the place. Recently, 150 tourists and skiers joined hands to clean the mountain slopes of garbage, plastic bottles and other solid waste. About 13km road ... Read More »

NDMC to fend off outsourcing

North Delhi Municipal Corporation has taken over the sanitation process from the outsourced private companies, owing to increasing complaints. The outsourced agencies were engaged for street sweeping and cleaning of toilet complexes & urinals in five zones under the North ... Read More »

GHMC to add sweeping machines

Apart from complaints about potholes and craters, the growing problem of dust has led Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to acquire new sweeping machines on BOO basis. The civic body is planning to add five sweeping machines to reinforce its ... Read More »

Bacteria to degenerate plastic

In a major scientific discovery that may permanently solve the problem of urban garbage to landfills, it has come to light that a special species of bacteria can degenerate plastics. If the field trials are successful, it can bring about ... Read More »

Painted Walls might affect health

In a latest scientific study, test and analysis conducted by Italy-based Certottica laboratory, it has been found that a large number of enamel decorate paints have a very high level of lead-content violating the norms of the Bureau of Indian ... Read More »

Toilet construction guidelines revised

In its aim to bolster the Central Rural Sanitation Programme, Ministry of Rural Development has revised the guidelines for the construction of toilets allowing people in rural areas to build their toilets under the sanitation campaign. The concept of sanitation ... Read More »

Unger celebrates milestone

Unger global is celebrating an amazing 50 years of supplying quality equipment to cleaning professionals this year. It is marking the year by launching some limited editions of the products that have made Unger a trusted name in the cleaning ... Read More »

New Launch at Clean India Pulire 2013

Institutional Care Chemicals Mumbai based Satol Chemicals launched a series of cleaning chemicals for the hospitality sector. The Carpet Cleaner Shampoo effective on soils & spills, allows for easy removal of dry soil extending the time between restorative carpet cleaning ... Read More »

MSW rule implemented in Bangalore

MSW rule implemented in Bangalore

CIJ News, December 11, 2013 The Bruhat Bangalore MahanagaraPalike (BBMP) covering nearly one crore people, has collected Rs10.4 lakh in two months as penalty for littering the streets by implementing the provisions of Municipal Solid Waste Rules of 2012. Empowered ... Read More »

Compactors to collect Assam MSW

Compactors to collect Assam MSW

CIJ News, December 11, 2013 The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) has purchased 11 high-tech compactors, each having a capacity of 14 cubic metres, for this purpose. They have been deployed in all its 31 wards. The GMC’s area of operation ... Read More »

NIMHANS,a zero waste premises

NIMHANS-a zero waste premises

CIJ News, December 10, 2013 The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), a 19th century mental hospital declared a Deemed University by the University Grants Commission, is probably India’s first medical facility to have declared that it ... Read More »

Mobile incinerators for Noida

Mobile incinerators for Noida

CIJ News, December 11, 2013 The industrial township of Noida in Uttar Pradesh will soon have “mobile incinerators” to solve the critical problem of urban garbage. These incinerators would burn the garbage and utilise the solid waste “residue” in making ... Read More »

Garbage competition

Garbage competition

Can there be a competition to collect urban garbage and also win prizes for it? This actually happened, perhaps for the first time in India, in the Warnagal city of Andhra Pradesh recently. Altogether 57 municipalities and 386 garbage collecting ... Read More »

Clean India Pulire 2013: Exceeding Expectations

Overwhelming response to Clean India Pulire 2013

The 10th Edition of the three-day Clean India Pulire 2013, which concluded last Saturday, recorded 99% of exhibitors and visitors saying “it’s an excellent show and best”. At the sprawling MMRDA Grounds of Bandra-Kurla Complex over 5000 visitors from across ... Read More »

Clean India Awards

Clean-India-Awards

December 6, 2013Ballroom II of Grand Hyatt, Mumbai,  witnessed the first ever gathering of the cleaning fraternity and the facilitation of Cleanling Industry stalwarts & winners of Clean India Awards. Unveiled by Clean India Journal, Clean India Awards brought forth ... Read More »

Exhibitors’ Voice

exhibitors voice

Final Technologies Pvt. Ltd launches equipment for floor maintenance at the Clean India Pulire. Deepak Baluja, Managing Director, speaks about the products and its various features. Click here to see the video… Akzo Nobel India Ltd has bought their new ... Read More »

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