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AP collaborates with WTO

Andhra Pradesh is set to join hands with Singaporebased World Toilet Organisation to embark on a sanitation project worth over `84 billion, building toilets for six million homes in the state by 2018. The WTO will design low-cost toilets & ... Read More »

2nd Clean India Awards

10-member Advisory Panel formed 7 Categories of Awards finalised 2013 saw the beginning of a new era when products & services were put under the scanner to qualify for the prestigious Clean India Awards. Clean India Journal proudly introduced Clean ... Read More »

“Be the Change”

Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (JFL), a Food Service Company has envisioned “Be The Change” – a nationwide attempt to inspire behavioural change aimed at supporting the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, starting with the immediate vicinity of own restaurants. The announcement was made ... Read More »

Dabur to partner with Sulabh

Consumer products firm Dabur has announced that it is partnering with Sulabh International, a social service organisation focused on sanitation, to drive personal cleanliness & hygiene, and inculcate the habit of using toilets. Under the partnership, the maker of Sanifresh ... Read More »

Handicrafts from Waste

Pune based social enterprises eCoexist and Studio Alternatives recently launched a pilot project to produce handicrafts from waste materials like thermocol, plastic bags below 50 microns and aluminium food packets. As part of ‘Green Idea’ scheme supported by State government, ... Read More »

CII launches India-specific Green Product Certification

CII recently launched ‘GreenPro’ Green Product Certification for India. ‘GreenPro’ adopts a holistic cradle to cradle approach in assessing products that include – design, raw materials, manufacturing process, performance during use and recycle & reuse at the end of the ... Read More »

Onboard Housekeeping Services getting popular

Central Railways’ new online and SMS based Onboard cleaning program “Clean My Coach” is getting popular with 40-60 passengers using the facility daily. Under the onboard housekeeping services (OBHS), CR has appointed contractors for 45 pairs of long-distance trains. As ... Read More »

BMC to set up WTE plant

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked for an additional 12 acres of land from the government near the designated solid waste dumping site at Bhuasuni, to set up a 4-MW power plant. Currently, BMC has 61 acres of landfill ... Read More »

Safer Pesticide

One of the driving factors behind the decline of honeybees and butterflies around the world, pesticides identified as a major water contaminant, harming aquatic life. A team of researchers at Purdue University is taking a step in the right direction, ... Read More »

Ecolab Joins hands with EarthCheck

Ecolab Inc, a water, hygiene and energy technologies & services provider, has joined hands with Earth Check, an environmental management and professional service group, to address the most critical sustainability challenges being faced by tourism industry in Asia. Industry leaders ... Read More »

New SOPs to ensure cleanliness at public meetings

In a leg up to the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission, the Ministry of Urban Development has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure cleanliness during and after public meetings and gatherings. Under the SOP, approved by the Ministry, organisers ... Read More »

Let’s Recycle raises Rs 12cr fund

Ahmedabad-based recycling startup Let’s Recycle has raised Rs.12 crore from social venture fund Aavishkaar. The fund will help expand the capacity from three existing facilities to five. The company has enrolled over 950 waste pickers in Ahmedabad who are trained ... Read More »

TASKI marks 60th anniversary

Marking the 60th anniversary of TASKI, Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division recently launched the Internet of Clean™ program. With the launch of the program, Diversey Care has taken an early & decisive step forward in making the connected future a ... Read More »

Sealed Air acquires Intellibot Robotics

In line with Sealed Air’s ‘Change the Game’ strategy to bring innovation and technology, a Diversey Care deal team has completed the acquisition of Intellibot Robotics, a U.S.-based privately owned company that pioneered the development of commercial floor-cleaning robots. Intellibot’s ... Read More »

NS Rao Remembering the Legend

Widely accepted as the Father of Indian Pest Management Industry, PCI Founder, NS Rao’s life was a sum of a million inspiring stories – some of which seem straight out of a movie script. When denied a loan from a ... Read More »

VIS launches Cleaning Technology Week

Virtual Info Systems Pvt. Ltd, the organizer of Clean India shows and publisher of Clean India Journal, is organizing mega expos and events in January 2016 at Mumbai. Cleaning Technology Week 2016- A Source of ‘Clean Living’, is a first-of-its-kind ... Read More »

Winds of Change

Nalbari, a small town of Assam once considered dirty and undisciplined, now paints a different picture of clean & green identity of the town. In an initiative taken by Deputy Commissioner Dr Om Prakash two years back, citizens, owners of ... Read More »