Emergency treatment of Drinking Water at point-of-use

Emergency treatment of Drinking Water at point-of-use

Some of the simple treatments of drinking water at any given point of time, or just after an emergency, are enumerated below.

Caring for your cloth

Caring for your cloth

It is important to follow correct laundry procedures to obtain best results. Each fabric merits a different washcycle and should be adhered to, to prolong its longevity. Laundry procedures for different fabrics A good laundry facility ensures careful handling of linen articles while laundering, processing and using of suitable laundry agent. While materials are kept white,

The untouched feel

The untouched feel

Any toilet is more inviting to use when it gives that hygienic and untouched look right from the entry door to the closet. With increasing awareness and high public demand, building owners and facility managers are opting for touch-free options to ensure optimum sanitary hygiene.

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“We colour code cleaning equipment too”

“We colour code cleaning equipment too”

Poonam Jalan, Housekeeping Manager, Fortis Healthcare, Noida, talks about the basic housekeeping practices followed in the hospital

Maintaining The BEST Buses

Maintaining The BEST Buses

Travelling in a clean vehicle is probably the best way to begin a working day. RR Deshpande, Chief Manager-Traffic at Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) understands this and has put in place an effective cleaning system to give a clean bus drive to commuters.

Healthy & High Performance Cleaning Programme

Healthy & High Performance Cleaning Programme

Traditional dusting and mopping techniques frequently displace dust and other contaminants from one area to another. It’s a mere waste of time and labour in using such tools. Moreover, dust displaced in the air also affects people working in that environment. Healthy High Performance Cleaning (HHPC) is a comprehensive approach that helps attain safe, healthy, high performing facilities.

Bus terminus maintenance

Bus terminus maintenance

While mechanised cleaning has helped keep high traffic areas clean, many of the bus service providers are yet to adopt them. The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) in an initiative taken two years back outsourced cleaning services and today boasts of clean bus terminuses.

Electrically-activated water same as tap water: Nilfisk

Electrically-activated water same as tap water: Nilfisk

Nilfisk-Advance, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of professional floor cleaning equipment, recently announced the results of independent testing of the performance of electrically-activated water technology on professional floor scrubbers. The results showed that a floor scrubber using electrically-activated water technology did not perform better than when that same floor scrubber used ordinary tap water,

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Birds flee pollution

Birds flee pollution

During the late 1970s, Kavadi, a village off the Pune-Solapur highway, three km from Loni with its pollution-free river, was just right for migratory birds. Ornithologists say it had the makings of a bird sanctuary. However, non-biodegradable matter like plastic, thermocol and high-density polyethylene is thrown into the Mula-Mutha river that flows through the village

Green Knowledge + Green Practices = Green Cleaning?

Green Knowledge + Green Practices = Green Cleaning?

Mechanised cleaning, sustainable cleaning, green cleaning… these and many other terms though are welcome, more than 95% of both the client companies and the service providers are yet unclear what exactly they all mean. It is imperative to wipe out this ignorance if we have to have a better environment. Clean India Journal discusses with clients and contractors on...

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