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Water filters to fight cholera, jaundice

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A number of slum clusters in Ahmedabad has been plagued with problems of water contamination and diseases every summer for years now. The mixing of sewage water with drinking water is responsible for this periodic outbreak of jaundice and cholera. ... Read More »

Easy to build toilets

Easy to build toilets

To improve sanitation and hygiene in rural India, the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan is creating awareness on the importance of accessibility of toilets for all. Promita Sengupta, a former banker, has come up with an innovative “quickly deployable, cost-effective, complete toilet ... Read More »

Ecolab to acquire AkzoNobel’s Purate business

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Ecolab has reached an agreement to acquire AkzoNobel’s Purate business, which specialises in global antimicrobial water treatment technology. The transaction is awaiting customary regulatory clearances and other standard closing conditions. The Purate business provides patented, proprietary chlorine dioxide programmes for ... Read More »

Karcher bags Golden Broom Award

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Karcher has bagged the Golden Broom Innovation Award at the ISSA/Interclean Central & Eastern Europe 2013. Winner in the Product Category, Karcher’s KM 105/100 R is a new compact ride on sweeper in the one metre working width class. The ... Read More »

Major revamp of laundry at the Leela

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The Laundry at The Leela Mumbai is undergoing a major revamp and the newly appointed Corporate Laundry Manager Chinmoy Mukerjee helming the operations spoke to Clean India Journal on his future plans. “We are in the midst of automtisation of ... Read More »

Slum sanitation programme

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Among the on-going slum sanitation programme in Mumbai, Pratha Samajik Sanstha has taken up the task of revamping toilets under the sustainable sanitation through community programme in Mulund, Ghatkopar, Thane and Bhiwandi. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Anil Bhatia, Head ... Read More »

Emphasis on EPR to regulate e-waste disposal

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It is a year since the E-waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011 have been implemented in India. Emphasising on the concept of Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) enshrined in the rules, Jayanthi Natarajan Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and ... Read More »

Tunnel Laundry for Central Railway

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Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal inaugurated the fully automated Tunnel laundry system installed by Girbau India at Wadi Bunder on April 16. The 12-tonne capacity laundry plant has been set up on a build-operate-own-transfer basis for 15 years at ... Read More »

UP, Delhi to lift Yamuna debris

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In order to clean four kinds of waste dumped along the Yamuna, which includes construction waste, mixed waste, horticultural waste and large concrete blocks, UP and Delhi governments will remove all debris and solid waste from the Yamuna river bed ... Read More »

World’s lightest material for pollution control

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Poised to play an important role in pollution control such as oil spill control, water purification and air purification, Scientists at Zhejiang University led by Professor Gao Chao have developed the world’s lightest substance Carbon Aerogel with a density only ... Read More »

IOCL seeks mechanised cleaning

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Indian Oil Corporation Ltd is planning to outsource hydrojet cleaning of Swing Heat Exchanger tubes post shutdown. KM Sharma, Chief Manager (Contracts), IOCL told Clean India Journal, “The job is done on an annual basis with the help of specialised ... Read More »

Remote control Japanese Style Toilet

Remote control Japanese Style Toilet

A team of innovators from Japanese manufacturer Strapya have developed a remote-controlled toilet on wheels. Equipped for carrying around small items, the product developed by the name — Remote Control Japanese Style Toilet is a full-sized toilet that can drive ... Read More »

NR Railway to outsource cleaning

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North Eastern Railway is planning to outsource mechanised cleaning and garbage disposal of Chhapra Railway station and residential colony. Dr S K Rajan, Chief Medical Superintendent, North Eastern Railway Divisional Hospital, Varanasi told Clean India Journal, “The job entails cleaning ... Read More »

Public awareness is very important in SWM

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Lonavala, the attractive hill station in Maharashtra generates 25TPD of solid waste. Ganesh Shete, Chief Officer, Municipal Council talks about the various programmes initiated since he joined Council eight months back. Management of Solid Waste Around fifty percent of solid ... Read More »

Professional Services is the key to success

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Facility Management services is fast catching up, says Rajendra Shinde, Managing Director, Supreme Facility Management Pvt. Ltd, as organisations become quality driven and focus more on their core activities. Founded by LV Shinde, SFM is in operation since 1983 and ... Read More »

Huge market for housekeeping products

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Majorly focusing on housekeeping, kitchen and laundry products, Mumbai-based Alpha Products manufactures more than 35 cleaning chemical products. Given the rising demand for housekeeping products, Director, Yugesh Naik sees a huge market for these in the near future. The journey ... Read More »

MP Group expands operations in Mumbai

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MP Enterprises & Associates Ltd, a leading facility management company in the Western region based in Pune, has expanded operations in Mumbai with the setting up of its new office “MP House”. Speaking to Clean India Journal at the inauguration, ... Read More »

The MANTRA for enhanced productivity

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Cleanliness and safety is of prime importance in any facility. Alstom India, a leading power producer, has implemented the ‘5S’ in the maintenance of its facility. Dharmesh Save, Head of Manufacturing, Alstom Vadodara, in an exclusive interview elaborated on the ... Read More »

Matrix Procare join hands with Otto Waste for AP

Matrix Procare Join Hands With Otto

Matrix Procare Industries Pvt Ltd, a leading South India-based hygiene solutions provider, has become the stockist for Otto Waste Systems (I) Pvt Ltd products in Andhra Pradesh. With branches in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore and Pune, Matrix has an ... Read More »