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E-Waste Management rules enhanced

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, has said that the Government has amended the E-waste (Management) Rules in a move to ease and productively implement the environmentally sound management of e-waste in India. Vardhan highlighted ... Read More »

Surfacide technology to combat HAIs

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) recently included the Surfacide Helios Ultraviolet C (UV-C) disinfection system to its cleaning protocol as part of its continuous effort to battle HCAIs. The Helios system is a triple-emitter UV-C hard surface disinfection system that ... Read More »

IntelliLinen by Diversey

Diversey introduces its IntelliLine laundry dispenser powered by Diversey’s Internet of Clean (IoC). The IntelliLinen system caters real-time and remote transparency of energy and water consumption, chemical accuracy, machine downtime and day-to-day operational costs to prevent costly disruptions and errors ... Read More »

No ban on Plastic bottles

Bombay high court had directed the state government to answer within one week to the appeals made by plastic manufacturers, as there was no remission over the plastic ban.  The Maharashtra Plastic Manufacturing Association (MPMA) claimed that the ban would ... Read More »

Schevaran enters cleaning equipment segment

Schevaran recently announced its partnership with Cleanfix at a wellattended Conference on ‘Wellness in Workplace’ at the Taj Airport Hotel, Bangalore. Leading FM companies and FM heads from IT and other industries were present at the conference. Speaking at the ... Read More »

Facilities and Hygiene in Indian Railways

In its effort to provide quality and hygienic food to the passengers, Railways have developed and operationalized a standardized system for monitoring of quality and hygiene of catering services through regular inspections at various levels to address catering complaints. Improvement ... Read More »

Kashmir to earn ODF status by August

Baseer Ahmad Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, held a meeting to analyse the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission in Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Director Urban Local Bodies and officials from SMC and other departments. The Deputy Commissioners of all ... Read More »

HPMF Middle East chapter launched in Dubai

India’s leading Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) marked its first ever global entry by launching the Middle East chapter at Ibis One Central, Dubai. HPMF is the first professional association spreading wings beyond India and going international. The entire delegation ... Read More »

Interclean Amsterdam Innovation Award 2018

This year’s awards event has seen a bunch of categories grow from three to four, adapting to the ever-changing nature of innovation in the professional cleaning and hygiene industry. There are three shortlisted nominees in each category – including Management ... Read More »

Chem-Dry wins 2018 Global Franchise Award

Chem-Dry Carpet and Floor Cleaning has been awarded with the ‘Best House & Office Franchise’ category in the 2018 Global Franchise Award competition. This is the latest recognition for Chem-Dry, an award-winning franchise with decades of success around the world. ... Read More »

Diversey partners with Eindhoven

Diversey is collaborating with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and some other European industrial companies on research in the field of robotics. The vision of the research project is to administer mobile industrial robots with an open world view that ... Read More »

Aerogels from paper waste to improve oil spill cleaning

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed biodegradable, flexible, water repellent, non-toxic, ultralight and extremely strong cellulose aerogels from waste paper. These aerogels are useful for oil spill cleaning apart from packaging and heat insulation. The MTMS ... Read More »

PM Modi to flag off Swachhagraha Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to flag off Swachhagraha Express, an exhibition train, from Motihari in Bihar to accentuate on the spirit of Swachhata. As part of the Swachh Bharat Mission, the 14-coach train is expected to be launched ... Read More »

HPMF Middle East chapter launched in Dubai

India’s leading Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) marked its first ever global entry by launching the Middle East chapter at Ibis One Central, Dubai. HPMF is the first professional association spreading wings beyond India and going international. The entire delegation ... Read More »

Kayakalp Award for health facilities

Public health centres in Bhubaneswar that have maintained high level of hygiene and infection control are going to get appreciation in form of Kayakalp awards. Overall 12 district headquarters hospitals, seven, 28, 30 and 14 have qualified for the Kayakalp ... Read More »

New Country Manager for Nilfisk India

After four years of serving as a Country Manager and Director of Nilfisk India, Sunil Kapoor is moving on. Rajiv Bhatia will be replacing Sunil as the new Country Manager of Nilfisk deployed at Mumbai. Rajiv is an executive sales ... Read More »

Use of shorter hand sanitizer may be more effective

According to European Research, using WHO recommended alcohol hand rubs for shorter period could result in better outcomes. The current WHO advice for healthcare staff is to use hand sanitizers for between 20 and 30 seconds. After evaluating 10 commercially-available ... Read More »