Cleaning agents play a critical role in any cleaning process. Their efficacy depends on the mechanical action along which they are used, the application, suitability of their composition for the required results and other parameters like temperature and time. There is a wide variety of chemicals available for professional cleaning in the market today. Clean India Journal looks at the different chemicals for different industrial applications to achieve cost effective, safe and sustainable cleaning solutions.
Waste audits to quantify the various components in a waste stream are becoming increasingly important for proper solid waste management. This is due to the main shift in the overall strategy for waste management where collection & disposal has changed to a segregation & resource recovery policy. There is a need for conducting waste audits and to understand how the data can be interpreted for administrative, technical and commercial outcomes.
From soil removal, sorting to processing and distribution, the laundry at the Oberoi Hotels maintains quality standards. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Laundry Manager, Oberoi-Mumbai, Anmesh Chalke, says, “At Oberoi, everything is well planned and maintained – workers are trained on a routine basis to leave the least of human error while linen, garments and uniforms are being laundered.
Nashik is one of the first cities in the country to have scientific landfills. The Nashik Municipal Corporation has planned to process waste in technologically advanced energy plants to be built by next year. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Sanjay Khandare, Municipal Commissioner, Nashik talks about the Clean mantra of the city – ‘A bin-free Clean Nashik, Beautiful Nashik’.
OCS Group has been in India for over 20 years taking time to understand the market before making the `200 crore investment in launching OCS India – a Total Facility Management company. The group hopes to service its clients in India with a single brand having multiple business units. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Chris Cracknell, CEO, OCS Group says, “With Total Facility Management services, clients may look for long term micro-economics. It helps clients to focus on core activity rather than on manpower shortage and other security problems related to environment, health and safety.”
With a vast experience in pest control and hygiene business, he has ambitious plans to bootstrap in the Indian hygiene market. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Ravinder Sabarwal, Proprietor, Bugman & Hygiene Solutions, says, “The washroom care market is vast and untapped to a great extent. Apart from the commercial segment, there is a huge potential in the residential segment as well.”
In a short span of time Bangalore based Benaka Engineering Company Pvt Ltd (BECPL), an indigenous manufacturer of industrial cleaning machines, has provided customised cleaning machines to various industries across the country. Young engineer Sujay E along with Director Dharmendra share their experience of making international quality machines at Indian prices.