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Rupali Sethi passes away

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Clean India Journal deeply regrets the sad demise of Rupali Sethi, a leading stalwart of the Indian cleaning industry and co-founder of Manmachine India, last week. Rupali along with her husband Anil Sethi started Manmachine India over two decades ago ... Read More »

Housekeeping Services for Kanpur guesthouse

Kanpur Railway Station

More and more facilities are now being covered by professional cleaning service providers at the North Central Railway. In a recent move to clean the TTE guest house in Kanpur, NC Railway has officially called for bidders for comprehensive housekeeping ... Read More »

Pulire Verona launches Pulire 2.0


This year the Pulire Verona Show saw the launch of Pulire 2.0, an ‘interactive event’ available on smart phones and tablets which have two applications: one for exhibitors and one for visitors. The entire catalogue was online with assigned QR ... Read More »

Georgia-Pacific to acquire Buckeye Technologies

Buckeye Technologies

Georgia-Pacific has announced that they will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Buckeye Technologies’ common stock, for $37.50 per share in cash. The transaction, subject to completion, is valued at approximately $1.5 billion, including debt. Buckeye Technologies, based in ... Read More »

Reforms required for MSWM: WTERT

WTERT in Delhi

The 2nd International Brainstorming Workshop on Waste to Energy in India organised by WTERT in Delhi discussed problems and solutions of MSW management in Indian cities and future opportunities. The need to move ahead, decisively and distinctly was agreed upon ... Read More »

ISS named world’s best outsourcing company


The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals has ranked global facilities services provider ISS as the ‘Number 1′ on its annual list of the world’s best outsourcing service providers -The Global Outsourcing 100. ISS and its global platform integrates and self-delivers ... Read More »

Vasai-Virar: A new emerging city

Kishor Borde

Vasai-Virar boasts of the youngest Municipal Corporation in the region. Since its inception, the Corporation has implemented initiatives to manage its increasing population, and provide them with a clean city. With a state-of-the-art bio-tech plant and approval to set up ... Read More »

Day of action for Respect for Cleaners

Respect for Cleaners

On June 17, International Justice Day, the international umbrella trades union organisation UNI is leading the initiative to organise activities, on a Europe – wide day of action that is being planned on around the issue of ‘Respect for Cleaners’. ... Read More »

Karcher introduces tank cleaning, centralised high-pressure systems

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Karcher Cleaning Systems Pvt. Ltd has introduced modular In-Plant Cleaning Systems and Centralised High Pressure System for various industrial applications. The modular tank cleaning system enables barrel-cleaning, IBC-cleaning, container-cleaning, 20ft container-cleaning, tank & silo cleaning, rail-tank cleaning and even polysilicon-cleaning. ... Read More »

NGOs engaged for waste collection in Bhopal


In an attempt to improve waste management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation has roped in NGOs that provide the manpower for door to door garbage collection. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Vipat Kumar Verma, the Project Coordinator for the NGO ‘The Carmelites ... Read More »

America going green

America going green

It has been revealed that 71% of Americans factor in environment impact before making a purchase. The number has increased from 66% in 2008. The study, which was conducted by Cone Communications (a public relations firm based in Boston), showed ... Read More »

Robotic machine to clean rivers

machine to clean indian rivers

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) has planned to purchase robotic machines to remove silt, water hyacinth and other waste from the Godavari and two other rivers in the city. Based on the proposal to purchase robotic machines to clean rivers ... Read More »

A new garbage disposal system for India

Garbage Disposal Systems

A US based Indian engineer has designed and patented waste disposal units that match the architecture and road systems of India. Ganga Narayan Ghosh, a 83 year old mechanical engineer, after studying the system for over 30 years has designed ... Read More »

E-Waste Management

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International Institute of Waste Management (), Bhopal, organised a Capacity building/training on E-waste Management at Bhopal, in association with University of Guelph, Canada and Centre for Research and Industrial Staff Performance, at Bhopal on April.  More than 30 participants from ... Read More »

Odisha engages five agencies for e-waste disposal

e-waste disposal

For effective implementation of e-waste disposal, the Odisha Government has engaged five private agencies for disposal of e-waste and has also issued public notices in localities on the same. Producers of e-waste have been instructed to channelise such material generated ... Read More »

Cleaning genie…

Cleaning Water

Is it possible to clean with just plain saline water without the use of any cleaning chemicals? A new technology that uses electrolysed salt water to remove stains and grease and disinfect surfaces does just that. This technology uses low ... Read More »

Green and clean air

Green And Clean Air

A new technology has made it possible to remove 100% VOCs and other contaminants to provide with cleaner and good quality air. This simple device is cost effective and energy efficient, it never needs cleaning and uses no filters. It ... Read More »

Sanitation Hackathon

Sanitation Hackathon

The World Bank conducted a Sanitation Hackathon (SanHack), a competition to build phone apps to improve sanitation in the developing world. Noting that more people have access to mobiles than sanitation, this competition attracted more than 180 apps. Apps included ... Read More »

Space Junk

space Junk

If cleaning garbage and waste on earth was proving to be difficult, an even challenging scenario of clearing junk from space has scientists in a tizzy. Space junk are usually debris of rockets that are discarded in the course of ... Read More »

Recovery & recycling

Solar Nano Filter

The antibiotics that kill helpful micro organisms and degrade the health of water bodies have found their match. A new solar powered nano filter developed by university of Cincinnati researchers, removes 64% of antibiotics from surface water in comparison to ... Read More »