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Antidote resistant bacteria found in biofilm

Dry surface biofilm has been found to exist on 93% of all critical care area hospital surfaces and over 50% of these biofilms contain mutant germs which are resistant to antibiotics; resulting in healthcare acquired infections. The US Environmental Protection ... Read More »

Hospital report discourages warm air dryers

New guidance on hand hygiene published by the French Society for Hospital Hygiene (SF2H), strongly discourages the use of electric hand dryers as a method of hand drying in hospital washrooms, and recommends instead the use of single use paper ... Read More »

Housekeeping Week Celebrated

The Residency Hotels are constantly striving towards decreasing their carbon footprint. One initiative was undertaken at The Residency Towers, Chennai, by Nagarajan Sankar, the Head of Housekeeping and member of I-PHA India. Biodegradable waste from the hotel is being composted ... Read More »

HSIL & IIA to donate bathrooms to Kerala victims

In commitment to ‘Build Kerala’, HSIL Limited along with The Indian Institute of Architects will donate bathroom sets to Kerala flood affected victims. Each set includes a European closet, Cistern and a Wash Basin. HSIL Limited aims to reach and ... Read More »

India clean-up week

Cerebra Green, a leading e-waste recycling wing on the Cerebra Integrated Technologies, has joined hands with Manufacturers Association of Information and Technology (MAIT), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change and Digital India for the ‘India Clean-up ... Read More »

Carlsberg to reduce plastic waste

Carlsberg Group revealed a series of ground-breaking innovations including its new Snap Pack, which is set to reduce plastic waste globally by more than 1200 tonnes a year, i.e. equal to 60 million plastic bags. It replaces the plastic wrapping ... Read More »

New bio-packing for garments

Splash, a fashion retailer in India and Middle East, and a brand owned by the Landmark Group, has partnered with to initiate a new sustainable biopolymer-based packaging solution in India, South Asia and Middle East. Splash, a fashion retailer in ... Read More »

Sunlight converts waste plastics into fuel

Scientists from the UK have recently discovered a sunlight-driven process that can transform plastic waste into hydrogen. Taylor Uekert and colleagues in the Reisner lab have developed a sunlight-driven method to convert plastic waste into fuel and useful chemicals, according ... Read More »

Mobile App in Hospitality: Pro or a Con

From Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Machine Learning algorithms, technology is revolutionizing every aspect of business today, significantly increasing efficiency and productivity. Specifically in the hospitality industry, consumers use technology to make dinner reservations, arrange travel accommodation and make payments. They ... Read More »

Environmental cleanliness – burning issue of our current modern India

In India, our approach is we know how to clean our stuff, but we never bother about our environmental cleanliness. We keep our houses clean, but don’t bother whether the streets on which we walk are littered or not, or ... Read More »