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PepsiCo plastic waste campaign

In partnership with waste management firm Nepra, PepsiCo India has launched a first of its kind, waste management education initiative with the leading schools in Kurseong, Darjeeling. This is part of its ongoing initiative to effectively collect more than 800,000 ... Read More »

Google Maps shows over 45,000 toilets

The government is pushing clean India and digitisation as it urges citizens to switch to Internet-powered systems for availing services. Launched as a product of the combination of both initiatives, the toilet locator on Google Maps has seen monumental growth. ... Read More »

Electrolux launches new barrier washers

Electrolux Professional has launched the Line 6000 Evolution Barrier Washer range, which provides enhanced usability and safety, uncompromised hygiene and improved productivity at every stage of the laundry process. This is the first barrier washers’ range ever to obtain an ... Read More »

Launch of a futuristic touch monitoring system

Rapid microbial detection, monitoring and identification solutions specialist Hygiena, has launched a new EnSure touch monitoring system, nextgeneration monitoring system that collects, analyses and reports data from multiple quality tests such as ATP, microorganisms and enzymes, providing necessary data for ... Read More »

Schevaran ties up with Filmop

Italian cleaning tool giant Filmop and Indian cleaning giant Schevaran Laboratories have announced their tie-up to distribue Filmop’s over 4,000 products in India. All Filmop products are manufactured in-house, in Italy. Filmop needed some fresh ideas to penetrate the Indian ... Read More »

Mumbai Airport extends its green philosophy

In sync with its vision of increasing green cover, GVK-led Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) authorities and employees recently undertook a tree plantation drive at Tetavli, a degraded forest land at Rabale in Maharashtra. This was a prelude to celebrating ... Read More »

Two renowned FM professionals’ associations to collaborate

The UK-based Institute of Workplace & Facilities Management and the Facility Management Association of Australia will join forces in the pursuit of workplace and facilities management excellence. This transcontinental alliance will connect FMA’s 2,000 strong membership to IWFM’s community of ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat drive picks up pace with Modi 2.0!

In a new development, the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that the annual sanitation survey exercise of Swachh Survekshan, under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) would be undertaken on a quarterly basis, starting this year. According ... Read More »

TNILDA Meets at Chennai

The Tamil Nadu Industrial Laundry & Dry Cleaners’ Association (TNILDA) recently conducted its second General Body meeting hosted by Hari Krishnan – Managing Director of Butlers Laundry, at Chennai. More than 52 launderers and drycleaners from across Tamil Nadu and ... Read More »

Remembering Sheila Dikshit

As the nation bids adieu to Sheila Dikshit, one of the longest-serving chief ministers of Delhi, who passed away on July 21, Clean India Journal recalls some special moments she spent in our midst. The Clean India Show 2010, inaugurated ... Read More »

DLAI expands to include more members

The Dry-Cleaners’ & Launderers’ Association of India, following its launch in February at the Laundrex India Expo, has successfully conducted member meetings at Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and recently in Punjab. “We received a warm response and many have come forth ... Read More »

Cleanliness of Toilets and Wash Rooms in Railways

Maintenance of cleanliness of toilets and wash rooms of trains and station areas is a continuous process and all efforts are being made to improve their condition and cleanliness. Some of the major initiatives taken by Indian Railways towards improvement ... Read More »

Indian Budget 2019 – Synopsis

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows: 10-point Vision for the ... Read More »

Budget 2019: Point affecting the common man

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her maiden Budget in Parliament. The first female full-time finance minister read out one of the longest budget speeches in recent times. Here are the basic points that would affect the Common Man. 1. Tax ... Read More »

Microfinance demand rises for water, sanitation

Globally, some 663 million people do not have access to improved drinking water sources, and approximately 2.4 billion people lack access to improved sanitation. While many households in the developing world have the ability and desire to pay for water ... Read More »

MSME sector to contribute to India’s growth

Emphasising on the need to develop the MSME segment to fulfil PM’s dream of making India $5 Trillion economy, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and RT&H, plans to raise the contribution of MSME sector ... Read More »

PepsiCo Cleans Mumbai’s Water Bodies

Every year, Mumbaikrs dread the monsoons because they associate it with flooded roads and a paralysed transport system. This is because the city’s drains are clogged with garbage that impede the flow of rainwater; this garbage eventually enters and blocks ... Read More »

Nestle’s ‘Plastic Express’ in Dehradun, Mussoorie

Nestlé India in collaboration with Gati Foundation, a Dehradun-based environmental action and advocacy group, recently launched a project in Dehradun and Mussoorie for effectively managing post-consumer plastic waste. Recognizing the fact that there is need for an organized waste management ... Read More »