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Shipping – Good Environment Practices

  A shipyard that designs, builds and repairs ships is a place where the industrial process has to be modelled in such a way that the chances of pollution, contamination, emission of poisonous gases and generation of toxic waste are ... Read More »

Ensuring Crew Safety

  The Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, one of the most reputed shipping companies of the world, is well known for keeping its fleet clean. David Birwadkar, Vice President-Fleet Management, speaks about ship cleaning and maintenance. The ships are subjected ... Read More »

EDUCATION – Classroom Sanitation

In a classroom, where a number of students come together for hours, even a minor lapse in maintaining hygiene could lead to contamination and widespread health concerns. At the International Institute of Maritime Studies (IIMS) in Mumbai, Director Capt. N.N. ... Read More »

Clean India Week – Cleaning Buses & Depots

Clean India Journal marked the ‘Clean India Week’ from December 2 to 7, 2013, as a curtain raiser to Clean India Pulire 2013. The Clean India Team took initiatives in creating awareness about clean environment as a step ahead. One important activity during the week was cleaning up the Goregaon Bus Depot in Mumbai. Karcher Cleaning Systems Private Limited & Kaarya Facilities and Services Pvt. Ltd supported the cleaning operations. Read More »

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 »

Railways to develop track cleaning equipment


Indian Railways is planning to develop a wet and dry heavy duty vacuum cleaner that can collect the garbage from the tracks and deposit in different containers. The machine being considered will not only cater to the need of clearing ... Read More »

Green Seal Standards for Laundry Products


Green Seal™ has designed a new standard specifically to address the lifecycle impacts of laundry care products for institutional and industrial settings. In addition to minimizing or eliminating the use of many hazardous ingredients often found in these products, the ... Read More »

New colour for Karcher products


Kärcher GmbH has announced a comprehensive change to the colour of its professional cleaning products as part of a strategic realignment to focus on the customer. Kärcher products will change from their traditional yellow colour to their new colour of ... Read More »

BSNL to outsource cleaning

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is planning to outsource cleaning and housekeeping job on an annual basis. Sunil K Mukhopadhyay, Assistant General Manager (Material & Maintenance) told Clean India Journal, “The job entails sweeping of road, cleaning of roof tops, ... Read More »

BMC scheme to keep city slums clean

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In order to ensure better garbage collection services in slums, the civic standing committee has passed the resolution for a new garbage collection scheme for the city’s slums. The new scheme, Swachcha Mumbai Prabodhan Abhiyan, will replace the old one ... Read More »