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Pharma Facility: Need for properly designed Cleaning Systems

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Effective cleaning methods should be deployed within a pharma manufacturing facility to control potential carryover of product, impurities and cleaning agents into subsequent product. Clean India Journal delves upon the various technologies and procedures adopted by some of the leading drug manufacturers of India. Read More »

Beating dirt with High-pressure Washers

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In the automotive sector they enable effective cleaning of engines, chassis and small parts as well as vehicle surfaces. You usually find pressure washers, especially the stationary type, where hygiene is of prime importance – in swimming baths, hospitals or ... Read More »

Building maintenance is a sustainable feature

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Maintenance contributes to sustainability in different ways: It ensures reduction in energy and resource by ensuring durability and reduces life cycle cost. Even all the internationally recognized systems for assessing building environmental performance like LEED (USGBC), BREEAM, HQE, etc. include building maintenance as an important part of the assessment criteria. Read More »

Key to optimal performance

Hartmut Jenner with B80W Industry scrubber drier1

In an exclusive interview, at ISSA Interclean, Amsterdam, Hartmut Jenner, CEO-Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG, speaks to Mohana M on the new technology and India market Read More »

Educating the customer about quality

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Having created a niche in equipment related to Extrusion, Satellite Plastic Industries has established its brush making machines with the evolving cleaning industry, Rajiv Sanghavi, Director, shares his views on value for money products and customer education with Clean India Journal Read More »

DRDO takes a leaf out of a book on urban sanitation

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In order to address the larger issue of water conservation, hygiene and sanitation in urban households, a retired Engineer with Delhi Government, AK Gupta, has installed a unique bio-digester technology based toilet in the basement of his house in Delhi. Besides the commercial viability of the system, the Mechanical Engineer, who has executed decentralized mini and micro sewage treatment plants under Yamuna Action Plan-I points out the eco-friendly aspect of the system by virtue of it being a substitute for sewage treatment. He implemented the bio-digester technology with the help of DRDO and has been greatly benefited from it as it guarantees minimal exposure and hence complete hygiene. The single unit bio-toilet is made up with FRP material and is manufactured by Alfa Systems, Noida (UP). Clean India Journal finds out more… Read More »

Hygiene in Housekeeping

Maid at work and cleaning in luxury hotel room

In common parlance hygiene in housekeeping denotes general care, cleanliness, orderliness and maintenance of business property. But hygiene is much more than just maintenance of premises. Clean India Journal speaks to some experts in the hospitality and other industries, where hygiene in housekeeping plays a very important role. Read More »

High Quality at low temperatures

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Power consumption is one of the major concerns when it comes to running laundry machines. A whopping amount of energy just goes to heat the water for washing clothes! “But, high quality results can be maintained even at low temperatures,” says Abderrahim Cedrati, General Manager, Burnus General Trading LLC, Dubai. Read More »

Choosing the right dryer

Laundry Dryer

Dryers are no longer bulky laundry machines but sophisticated equipment that have redefined the user interface. Consumers are choosing models that rely on sensors and advanced technology. What may seem like an expensive investment initially, the convenience and energy efficiency ... Read More »

India Drowning in Waste, experts warn

sewage from the sewer pollutes a lake

Almitra Patel, a civil engineer by qualification, says she was first alerted to India’s huge problem of inadequate waste disposal when she noticed that the frogs in the marshlands near her farmhouse, on the city’s outskirts, had stopped croaking. Seeing ... Read More »

Most polluted places on the planet

The Most Polluted Places on the Planet

More than 100 million people worldwide are exposed to dangerous levels of toxic chemicals. These pollutants include radionuclides, industrial chemicals, pesticides and heavy metals, which may come from activities such as mining, industry, agriculture and weapons manufacture. Read More »

US tops the world in paper consumption

Paper consumption

Paper is the number one item recycled in American offices. And, while the US and many other parts of the world have made dramatic improvements in how much paper is recycled, huge amounts of paper are used today and there ... Read More »

ISS to supply facility services to Novartis

Medical facilty services

Novartis, an international provider of innovative healthcare solutions based in Basel, Switzerland, has awarded ISS the delivery of integrated facility services at 22 sites, including production plants and other facilities. ISS will start its services from January, 2013. The contract ... Read More »

Community Toilets

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Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has provided र 5.94 crore to construct 66 community toilets in Kolkatta. There are offices and banks where hundreds of people come every day but many of them face problem as there are no toilets and ... Read More »

Germs in office kitchens

Kitchen office

Kimberly-Clark Professional conducted a study to identify the workplace hotspots where germs can lurk. Hygienists from the company collected nearly 5,000 individual swabs from office buildings housing more than 3,000 employees. According to the study, surfaces tested and found to ... Read More »

Improving food hygiene

Food hygiene

Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation has issued notices to hotels and eateries in the city that closure will be initiated against those who fail to comply with sanitation and food safety standards. Notices were issued to four hotels in Nanthencode circle and ... Read More »

Litter-free Streets

litter free streets

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has redesigned the garbage clearance procedure to make the streets litter-free. Armed with 101 route managers to track the movement of dumper placers and tippers, the Corporation has devised a plan so that each route manager could ... Read More »