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Eureka Forbes offers budget range

Eureka Forbes has introduced budget range equipment, especially for housekeeping company. These machines are not only sturdy but are also economical. Housekeeping companies make heavy capital investment in the initial stage of the contract and this makes their investment more ... Read More »


The Association of Indian Cleaning Industry conducted the annual CEO Summit at Hotel Tunga Regale to present and deliberate on the industry white paper recognising housekeeping vis-à-vis the service sector. It addressed issues before the housekeeping companies and equipment & ... Read More »

CIJ celebrates World Toilet Day

Awareness programme on washroom hygiene organised School washroom and hygiene is an issue the cleaning industry is constantly experimenting with various solutions. It is not that children are not aware of washroom hygiene and basic cleanliness; in fact the children ... Read More »

Men, cleaner than women

A recent study conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical medicine in Britain has revealed that women are three times more like to have dirty hands than men. The study based on swab test results revealed that 21% ... Read More »

Best of waste

Concerns about the growing garbage in the city have prompted the Kulgaon-Badlapur, Municipal Council in Maharashtra to install two garbage treatment plants. These plants would treat wet waste organically and produce fertilisers which would be then sold to the farmers ... Read More »

Sanitation strategies

If the Urban Development Ministry had its way, cities across the country would have detailed sanitation strategies ready in the next two years. The Ministry with funds to the tune of र 50,000 would help the cities implement their strategies ... Read More »

Canadian Toilet Organisation launched

The official launch of the Canadian Toilet Organisation on October 21, concluded United Nations University’s International Year of Sanitation (IYS 2008) workshop on water and sanitation at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The organisation aims to raise public awareness, address ... Read More »

Science of cleaning

The Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) recently held the 2008 Cleaning Science Conference and Symposium “Cleaning Science and Health . . . Making the Connection” at the University of Maryland campus. The symposium was attended by over 130 participants from ... Read More »

World Toilet Summit & Expo

The World Toilet Summit & Expo 2008, organised by the World Toilet Organisation was held from November 4 – 6 in Macau. The summit conducted in partnership with Asian Development Bank (ADB) and MP Asia (MPA) followed the theme ‘Driving ... Read More »

AICI workshop conducted

The Association of Indian Cleaning Industry (AICI), organised a full day workshop on Right Machinery – Right Usage in October in Delhi. The workshop was aimed at helping participants in managerial, supervisory and associate positions to understand the importance of ... Read More »

JD India’s clean hand programme

As part of the Global Children’s Initiative on the Global Handwashing Day, JohnsonDiversey India conducted a hand hygiene programme with help from Aseema, a non-governmental organization, for 502 kids studying at the Pali Chimbai Municipal School, Mumbai. Using colourful illustrative ... Read More »

Eco Recycling Ltd awarded

Eco Recycling Ltd, Mumbai was conferred the New Ventures India award for 2008 in the Business Plan Competition by the CII – Godrej Green Building Congress. The award was for its environment friendly solution for end of life Electrical & ... Read More »

Godrej forays into feminine hygiene

Godrej Consumer Products (GPCL) in partnership with Sweden-based SCA Hygiene products AB has ventured into the women’s hygiene market. With Godrej SCA Hygiene’s 50:50 joint venture, the companies plan to set up a manufacturing unit for their sanitary napkin brand ... Read More »

Environment friendly carpet cleaning programme

A colourful carpet definitely enhances the ambience, but cleaning the same is undeniably a tedious job. Research has shown that properly maintained carpet enhances the indoor air quality. Carpet cleaning now has transformed into a challenging science and craft. It ... Read More »

What is Micro Deco Technology?

Jofel’s, toilet paper with micro deco technology is a high range product which consists of two fine layers of 100% virgin cellulose for an added comfort and resistance, and has an exclusive fine framework. This pattern endows the paper with ... Read More »

Manual cleaning of sewage lines banned

The Madras High Court has imposed ban on manual cleaning of sewage lines and ordered the Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board and Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board to employ mechanised devices to clean blocks in the ... Read More »

Hospital of garbage

Satyabala ID Hospital, Kolkata, is reported to be a virtual garbage dump. Large quantities of solid-waste are found discarded in front of the hospital among the shrubs. The sight of snakes and harmful insects is not considered to be unusual. ... Read More »

Caught off hand

A surprise visit made by the Delhi Metro Railway Corporation Managing Director E. Sreedharan has cost the cleaning contractor a whopping र 100,000 as fine. He expressed unhappiness over the level of cleanliness at the Dilshad Garden metro station. He ... Read More »

Cleaning Chemicals & Autism

A recent US study that suggests a connection between children spending more time indoors and autism rates states that one factor could be children’s exposure to indoor pollutants like harsh cleaning chemicals. The study, published in the November issue of ... Read More »

Nano may not be eco-friendly

A new research in the US shows that environmental gains derived from the use of nano materials may be offset in part by the processes used to manufacture them. The studies highlight the need for improved efficiency in nanoscale material ... Read More »