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Megamorph awarded for going green

Bangalore-based Megamorph Marketing has officially received the “India’s First & Only Green Company” GC-Mark (Global conformance approved in Germany) certification awarded by DQS India. Megamorph has taken a proactive step in regulating and minimising impact on the planet in the ... Read More »

Platinum rating for T3

The state-of-the-art Terminal 3 of IGIA New Delhi – adjudged as world’s number one airport in its category twice in a row – has become the first Platinum rated green terminal building under “Green Existing Building O&M Rating System” by ... Read More »

Nilfisk partners with Carnegie Robotics

Nilfisk has announced the Horizon Programme to deliver the most intelligent and technologically advanced cleaning solutions in the industry. Working with advanced robotics sensors and software provider Carnegie Robotics, Nilfisk’s Horizon Programme is a strategic, long-term agenda of multiple product ... Read More »

Electrolux to invest €4.6m in R&D

Electrolux Professional will be making a €4.6m investment in its R&D and manufacturing facility in Lljungby, Sweden with the aim of accelerating the development of new products for the global commercial laundry market. Construction of the facility covering an area ... Read More »

I-PHA engages in cleaning drive

Mumbai-based I-Professional Housekeepers’ Association, which has a pan-India presence, organised a clean-up drive in keeping with the Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Week. On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, more than 50 housekeeping professionals from the hospitality industry took up cleaning ... Read More »

Advanced machines distributed for temple cleaning

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Government of Assam has kicked off a clean-up drive at the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam. Advanced sweeping machines were distributed by Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Chief Minister ... Read More »

Segregated waste bins for Railways

The Indian Railways in a significant step in waste management will be providing separate bins for wet and dry waste at all passenger interface areas in A1 & A category stations besides the pantry service, vending stalls and independent food ... Read More »

The epic Smart City Contest

There is a huge scramble among the temple cities across India to secure the place to be one in the Smart City Developmental Plan. The cities were selected through a contest among 63 cities, and the chosen ones are from ... Read More »

Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble

The three-day “Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble” (CHE 2016) conducted by the Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi will be held from October 19 to 21. CHE 2016 will showcase the Culinary Skills and Hospitality Knowledge of ... Read More »

Vehicle Underbody washing system

Final year Mechanical Engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda, Goa, Abhijit Dessai, Dheeraj Naik, Mukesh Naik, Pratish Naik and Volney Travasso have successfully developed and tested a prototype of a “Washing System for the Underbody of the ... Read More »

ISSA Announces 2016 Award Winners

ISSA will present the following awards to achievers in the professional cleaning industry during ISSA/ INTERCLEAN North America 2016, which takes place October 25-28 in Chicago, IL, US. This year’s recipient of Jack & Ramaley Industry Distinguished Services Award is ... Read More »

SCA plans to split Group

In order to further develop the Group’s two operations, SCA had decided to divide into two divisions: a hygiene division and a forest products division. According to a press announcement, the split of SCA into two listed companies is the ... Read More »

SC Johnson acquires STERIS’s AIC

SC Johnson has announced that it has completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business. STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical procedural products and services, focused primarily on healthcare, pharmaceutical and research ... Read More »

Clean India, clean

The Swachch Bharat movement is gaining traction and moving on to phase two. The movement’s original agenda comprised three steps: Creating the required infrastructure, changing the public mindset and imposing penalties on law breakers, said Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu. He ... Read More »

Micro composting yard in Trichi

The Trichy municipality has laid a successful step to decentralize the garbage that has been mounting in the Ariyamangalam ward for years. A micro composting yard is going to be set up in Pookkollai, a village near Ariyamangalam. So far, ... Read More »

A novel attempt

In a bid to promote the Swacch Bharat initiatives, the ministry of Urban Development will soon launch an ‘Asli Tarakki (Real development)’ a 4.70 cr campaign involving 23,400 man days work that is focussed on communicating the importance of good ... Read More »

Gift a toilet

PM Modi’s Swacch Bharat has indeed made a mark in the minds of the young men in Lucknow.  Frustrated by the way women disappear into the woods to defecate, Prem Chand Sharma, 35, has constructed a toilet in his sister’s ... Read More »

Fine for wasted food

Two Chinese and one Mongolian restaurant in Germany charge a fine for uneaten a la carte dishes. Yuoki, in Stuttgart, as part of their eat up or pay up policy charges a fine of one euro if customers fail to ... Read More »

HPMF session on ‘no plastic approach’

In preview of the recent ban on plastic articles and subsequent raids conducted by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials on different hotels/malls/ traders, the Hospitality Purchasing Managers Forum Bengaluru chapter organised a session along with BBMP to understand about the ... Read More »

Green Waste Re-processor for Organic Waste

In India, the biggest problem is to segregate green/organic and solid waste. If the segregation is done properly the available technologies can convert the waste into products usable for eco-friendly applications such as producing energy, manures and reusable products. Clean ... Read More »