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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 ... Read More »

The untouched feel

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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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Healthy & High Performance Cleaning Programme

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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. Read More »

Bus terminus maintenance

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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. Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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, ... Read More »

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 green cleaning practices. Read More »

Stickers to show train cleaning record


In an initiative to keep trains clean, the Western Railway has introduced a special fluorescent green sticker which will be pasted near the motorman’s cabin indicating when cleaning was last completed. The sticker will show the train number together with ... Read More »

Change of guard


Subodh Kumar, earlier the Additional Secretary-Department of Telecommunication in the Central Government, has taken over as the Municipal Commissioner of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. He replaced Swadheen Kshatriya, who has been transferred to the state revenue department as principal secretary. ... Read More »

Cleaner coast in South Mumbai

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BMC has appointed a private agency, SM Transport, to clean the coastline between Nariman Point and Haji Ali. It was noted that the coastline between Mahalaxmi and Warden Road, particularly around Mahalaxmi temple, had turned into a dumping ground. The ... Read More »

India loses र540b over lack of loos

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A study conducted by the World Bank found that India has been incurring an annual loss of about र540 billion over lack of toilets and poor hygiene. The World Bank report India does not have adequate sanitation facilities, economic impactstated ... Read More »

Waste segregation to reduce quantity by 20%


The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) renewed initiative to segregate wet and dry waste before it is collected from the households is likely to reduce around 20% of the total waste generated in the city. The city generates over 6,500 metric ... Read More »

Water-treatment to become core element

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India’s water treatment and equipment sector has a potential to become one of the largest in the world. India can attract investments to the tune of र20,000 crore in the next 10 years. There is a huge potential as the ... Read More »

Veolia’s gas-to-energy project

gas-to-energy project

Veolia Environmental Services North America (VESNA) has announced a new landfill gas-to-energy project (LFGTE) at the Veolia ES Hickory Meadows landfill, located in northeastern Wisconsin. The project is slated to commence operations in early summer 2011, and has the capacity ... Read More »

Eureka Forbes to acquire stake in Swiss firm


Textiles firm Forbes&Company Ltd said its subsidiary Eureka Forbes Ltd is going to acquire a minority shareholding of 25% in Swiss firm Lux International AG from its existing promoters. Lux is engaged in the business of making products for pure ... Read More »

Maintaining hotel spas


Lifestyles have undergone a sea change and today, gyms and spas have become household names everywhere. Le Meridien, New Delhi, has created world class spas, gyms and spectacular health clubs with trainers and Ayurvedic consultancy and have a maintenance regime ... Read More »

BrightLogic electronic dosing system

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Brightwell Dispensers, UK has launched a comprehensive range of new accessories for its BrightLogic dishwash and laundry dosing equipment. The flexible and modular BrightLogic system is ideal for everything from small dishwash and laundry operations to large industrial sites. The ... Read More »

Benefits of Ozone Laundry

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Ozone – which, simply put, is oxygen plus an extra atom (O3) as opposed to (O2) is formed when oxygen comes into contact with highly charged electrical energy. Systems that generate ozone and inject it into laundry water can dramatically ... Read More »