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GPS in vehicles carting garbage

A vehicle tracking system for carting garbage is on the cards An MOU has been signed between Ministry of Urban development and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited which will provide the hardware and software for implementing the system. The service charge ... Read More »

Volkswagen’s algae biogas vehicle

German carmaker Volkswagen has showcased its algae biogas-powered vehicle at a biogas project based in El Torno Chiclana, a town in south-west Spain. The primary aim of the scheme is to obtain a clean fuel and other high value-added products ... Read More »

Invengo expands global footprint

Singapore based Invengo, a radio frequency identification (RFID) technology provider, has acquired the textile services and legacy RFID tag business from Tagsys RFID. The textile services business features RFID tags and stations and a fully integrated and scalable linen inventory ... Read More »

Glass Cleaning Robot

Final year Mechanical Engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda, Goa, Johan Vernekar, Vibert Trindade, Francis Fernandes, Siddhant Dessai and Cecil Falcao have successfully developed and tested a prototype of a “Glass Cleaning Robot for High Rise Buildings. ... Read More »

Swachh campaign focus on national treasures

In an endeavour to widen the scope and awareness about Swachh Bharat Mission among the citizens and communities, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has decided to organise its thematic Swachh campaign in National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, ... Read More »

World Bank to assist cleanliness drive

World Bank will assist Centre to begin a cleanliness drive at country’s 10 iconic places that attracts heavy footfall. The drive will be guided and supervised by foreign experts in order to keep the campaign at par with global standards. These ... Read More »

Manipal University student designs train toilet

Manipal University student Vinod Anthony Thomas, a tenth  semester student of Faculty of Architecture won  the second prize in  a competition of the Indian Railways organized  by Research Designs and Standards Organization, Lucknow. The competition was for designing waterless and odorless toilets ... Read More »

IPC India opens Chennai branch

In line with its pan India expansion, IPC India has opened its sixth branch office in Chennai to cater to the needs of South India particularly Tamil nadu. Tony Chazhoor, MD, also revealed plans of opening two more branches in ... Read More »

Shared Value Initiative

Sealed Air Corporation has recently launched a shared value initiative ‘Soap for Hope™’ in collaboration with Doctors for You, an NGO in Mumbai. The initiative is aimed to collect used soaps from hotels, recycle those into fresh bars and distribute ... Read More »

Lanxess acquires Chemours

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS recently acquired US-based cleaning chemical company Chemours to enter into the cleaning & disintectant business. The business comprises active ingredients as well as specialty chemicals used especially in disinfectant and hygiene solutions. The enterprise value of ... Read More »

New solution for toilet hygiene

Florida based diversified World Patent Marketing has launched the innovative Splash Screen, a solution to protect men from back splash while urinating in urinals. It comprises a detachable covered top half, multiple slits located at the bottom half and multiple ... Read More »

HK association first anniversary

Emulating passion and commitment, Professional Housekeepers Association (PHA), a platform that brings together housekeepers, purchase managers and other associated profiles of the same fraternity recently concluded its first anniversary celebrations. A brainchild of Jayshree Nagaraj, an ideator, innovator in the ... Read More »

New tax facilitating Udipi, Mangaluru SWM

Poor waste disposal management is pushing some of the Indian cities face a waste management crisis. After conducting repeated segregation awareness programmes, two of the municipal corporations in Karnataka have cracked the problem by imposing tax for door-to-door waste collection ... Read More »

Mobile App-driven Car Wash

Anything, but a touch away’, mobile apps are budding interfaces that connect online consumers to offline services, attracting entrepreneurs and investors to help avail all the existing services to consumers’ hand-reach.  Betting on the car-care growth potential, Chinese car wash ... Read More »

IR to expand OBHS

Following the success of On-Board Housekeeping Service (OBHS) at Central Railway, the Southern Railway is set to launch OBHS for 26 trains of its Thiruvananthapuram railway division. The service enables railway commuters to get their seat and coach cleaned in ... Read More »

New Hygiene Solution for Public Washrooms

Florida based diversified World Patent Marketing has launched the innovative Splash Screen, a solution to protect men from back splash while urinating in urinals. It comprises a detachable covered top half, multiple slits located at the bottom half and multiple ... Read More »

‘Dhobi Ghar’ launched

Anjali, a spacious, automated laundry service at Kolkatta Pavlov Hospital, which would open doors for hospital inmates, who recover from mental illness, to the world of employment and life of dignity. Dhobi Ghar will aim to develop a ‘replicable model’ through ... Read More »

Recycling used cleaning machines

Diversey Care, a division of Sealed Air Corporation, entered into a two-year contract with European Cleaning Machines Recycling (ECMR) to recall and recycle the abandoned/useless cleaning machines. As per the contract, it will be ECMR’s responsibility to recall such machines ... Read More »

Growing Outsourcing Market

The outsourcing market in the Europe, Middle East & Africa regions have witnessed a strong start in 2016. The region also saw a 28% increase in contracting activity over the same prior-year period. The EMEA ISG Outsourcing Index results has ... Read More »