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Indian Housekeepers’ Club convention in Bengaluru

indian housekeepers club

Indian Housekeepers Club (IHC), one of the largest forums for housekeepers in India is organizing its fourth convention of housekeepers in Hotel Ramee Guestline, Bengaluru on August 24 and 25. At the convention, more than 400 professionals from hotels, facilities, ... Read More »

Cleaning communication goes online

Cleaning communication goes online

A recent survey report conducted on the behalf of Procter & Gamble among managers of cleaning operations based in the United States highlights that the majority of cleaning operations managers prefer digital communication — email/Skype with vendors, suppliers, and sales ... Read More »

BIAL requires bin covers and liners

Bangalore International Airport

Bangalore International Airport has invited lowest price quotation for the following items with following standard terms & conditions: 1. Price Basis: For BIAL 2. Transportation, Packaging, Forwarding, Freight: NIL 3. Delivery: As applicable 4. Payment terms: Within 30 days from ... Read More »

Hi-tech ways to keep hands clean in hospitals

hi tech hand cleaning

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta estimates that one of every 20 patients in US hospitals gets a hospital-acquired infection each year. Experts say that healthcare professionals wash their hands only 50% of time. An electronic ... Read More »

Super cleaning material

White graphene

White graphene has emerged as the magic solution for the cleaning industry for its incredible ability to soak up pollutants. The material called ‘Boron nitride’ is similar to graphene that are sheets of atoms laid out like a chain-link fence. ... Read More »

Q&A: Solution for Cement floor chipping

Q& A

There are various reasons for the Cement floor to chip. Some of them are listed here below: The base floor was laid without proper civil concrete specifications and hence the top floor never got attached to the Bottom layer. Solution: ... Read More »

Rs.10,000 crores for sanitation

Nirmal Bharat Abhiyaan

The Centre has approved the Maharashtra state government’s `10,392-crore plan for implementation of sanitation and waste management projects in rural areas. The plan will be implemented in 27,902 villages across 33 districts over the next 10 years till 2022. This ... Read More »

New green standards for laundry

green standards for laundry

To bring clarity on the recently published GS-51 “Standard for Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use” Green Seal, the non-profit environmental certification organization has explained the new standard’s scope, regulatory and performance issue. Mark Petruzzi, Senior Vice President ... Read More »

Dung paper


Assam-based ‘Elrhino’ makes use of green methods to convert elephant and rhino dung into paper. The paper and the production of its related articles have not only provided employment to youth in the region, but have also worked towards efforts ... Read More »

Fashion Recycled

Fashion Recycled

Plastics are often recycled, but never with so much style! The Delhi-based NGO Conserve India has found a way to make thick sheets made from recyclable plastic fashionably. It purchases plastic collected by rag pickers to make 100% export products, ... Read More »

E-waste unit

E-waste unit

The Department of Information Technology and Electronics, Government of West Bengal, has initiated the process of setting up an e-waste management and processing unit in an adjoining district of Kolkata. A survey conducted by West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) ... Read More »



The Golden Temple may soon use eco-friendly detergents to clean utensils at its community kitchen. The idea of using eco-friendly detergents was proposed by EcoSikh, a Washington based group. There are plans to replace harsh chemical detergents with herbal detergents ... Read More »

SWM power plant

solid waste management plant

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority is expected to commission a regional solid waste management plant at Taloja with a capacity to process 2,500 tonnes of solid waste and convert it into power by the end of 2015. The waste collected ... Read More »

Bottle House

Bottle House

A Hyderabad based couple, Prashant Lingam and Aruna Kappagantula, have found an innovative way to reduce the landfill waste and to lower the cost of construction materials. They use PET bottles filled with mud as a substitute to bricks, and ... Read More »

Cannon Hygiene (India) bags Global Excellence Award

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Cannon Hygiene (India), the washroom hygiene vertical of OCS International Facilities Management Services, repeated its performance of the previous year, achieving the award for “Global Excellence” presented at the recently concluded Global Cannon conference at Dublin, Ireland. Cannon offers Washroom ... Read More »

Nutech looking for distributors


Delhi-based Nutech Group has been offering cleaning solutions since its inception in 1984 and is now looking to expand its operations on a pan India basis. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Ravindra Bhatia, MD, said, “We are looking at establishing ... Read More »

VDMA inaugurates Vocational Training Centre


The German-supported Skill Development Program “Facility Care and Maintenance” was inaugurated in June at the newly build GMR Varalakshmi Foundation (GMRVF) vocational training Centre near Dwarka, New Delhi. This training centre is a part of the collaboration between VDMA, GIZ ... Read More »

Neat Space honoured for high performance capability

neat space2

Neat Space Facility Service Private Limited has been honoured with SE 2A accreditation by NSIC-CRISIL rating agency. This rating certifies the company’s High Performance Capability and High Financial Strength. The Mumbai based facility service provider has also won the Excellence ... Read More »