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Sikkim 100% clean

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Sikkim has recently earned the distinction of being the first State in the country to achieve 100% sanitation. The Rashtriya Nirmal Gram Puraskar was handed over to Pawan Chamling, Chief Minister of Sikkim, by the President of India, Pratibha Patil. Read More »

Clean Green Delhi

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The upcoming 2010 Commonwealth Games have given the civic authorities in Delhi an excuse to ensure that the city is spick and span in the days preceding the games. Starting January 1, 2009, a team of 132 anti-litter inspectors have ... Read More »

Taj Krishna sets a benchmark

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Taj Krishna, Hyderabad, has been awarded the Green Globe Benchmarked Status for maintaining the highest standards in its energy and water consumption. The Benchmarking programme award aims to recognise organisations that are committed to implementing an integrated environmental and social ... Read More »

Chandigarh receives top honours


Chandigarh city was recently awarded the first prize for water supply and waste water management and effective sewerage drainage system. The awards were given away at the Urban Mobility India, 2008, organised by the Ministry of Urban Development and Ministry ... Read More »

BBN belt gets waste management plant


A waste management plant worth र 34 crore is being set up in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial belt at Solan in Himachal Pradesh. The plant, which would serve 1,200 hazardous waste-generating units, including the pharmaceutical, pesticide, chemical and paper units across ... Read More »

A ticking time bomb

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According to a study conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, only 33% of India’s urban municipal waste is being scientifically treated. The rest pose as a huge ticking bomb for the country’s future. As per the study: ... Read More »

Road from waste


The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has developed a construction and demolition waste processing plant at Burari in north Delhi to treat the massive amount of construction and demolition rubble produced in the city. The initial feasibility study conducted by ... Read More »

Jusco to treat Cauvery water


Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company (Jusco) has been awarded a six-year performance-based water management contract for Mysore city. The tripartite contract agreement between Mysore City Corporation (MCC), Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (KUWSDB) and Jusco is the largest ... Read More »

Environmental award for P&G

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Procter & Gamble was recently awarded the Champion Level Environmental Stewardship Award for Detergents from US Environmental Protection Agency. This award, the highest given by the EPA’s Design for Environment (DfE) group focuses on industries that combine the potential for ... Read More »

Ecolab on Training customers


Ecolab Food Safety & Hygiene Solutions Pvt. Ltd has set up operations in over 160 countries and has been in the Indian market through distributors for several years. “Eventually, to expand market one has to sell direct, so we have ... Read More »

Dabur India Ltd launches the Dazzl range


Dabur India Ltd has launched floor cleaner and anti-bacterial kitchen cleaner under the Dazzl brand. The Dazzl range helps disinfect and keep the house clean and also eliminates 99.9% germs on hard non-porous kitchen and floor surfaces. Dabur in collaboration ... Read More »

Delhi project for wastewater recycling

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The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is planning a pilot project to recycle wastewater in view of the growing water shortage in the city and the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2010. The project, which is expected to span over two years will ... Read More »

For safe water


The recent floods in Chennai had created a gamut of problems. The water stagnation has resulted in mosquito invasion and health issues. The citizens fear that the approaching summer will bring with it another set of problems, including water shortage. ... Read More »

Ecoreco hosts E-waste week

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Eco Recycling Ltd, Mumbai, organised an e-waste disposal week from December 8-15, 2008, for creating greater awareness amongst manufacturers, banks, financial institutions, BPO’s, call centers, corporates, government departments, individuals, students and traders for safe recycling of their e-waste and secured ... Read More »

PCIES launches Pune operations


PCI Environmental Services Pvt. Ltd (PCIES), Mumbai-based FM company, has expanded its operations to Pune. PCIES, a joint venture of PCI and OCS, UK, also has branches in Chennai and Bangalore. The new branch was recently inaugurated by Steve Plevey, ... Read More »

Schevaran completes 20 years


To start a business on a commodity, the marketability of which is unknown is not easy. But Sam Cherian Kumbakattu went ahead and established a manufacturing facility in Mysore to produce cleaning chemicals and disinfectant formulations, way back in late1980s. ... Read More »