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EPEAT becomes operative in India

As a sequel to the Green Electronics Council (GEC), Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) has become operative in India as the electronics companies including television, personal computer and imaging equipment manufacturer have started applying for “EPEAT rating.” EPEAT, a ... Read More »

Pest control operations at Nair Hospital

Close on the heels of a number of staff of the Nair Hospital falling prey to diseases including dengue and TB, the Municipal Corporation has been made extensive pest control operations at least twice a week mandatory in all its ... Read More »

Citizen forum formed for maintaining cleanliness

The municipal councilors, social organizations and academicians of Patna have formed the Patna Citizens Forum (PCF) to create consciousness among the people on the need for urban sustainability by having proper hygienic facilities and clean periphery. Coining a new slogan ... Read More »

Angul consumes fluoride contaminated water

Nearly 63,000 rural people in Angul district of Odisha are forced to use highly contaminated potable water having excess fluoride content. The maximum permissible limit of fluoride for potable purposes is 1.5 milligram per litre of water. The Odisha-chapter of ... Read More »

Guest Appealing Stay

Ranbir Singh Goradia, Owner, Nirmal Guest House (NGH), Mumbai, believes that a guest house premise must sparkle and speak of its own beauty. Paper littering should not be permitted and air freshener sprays always be kept handy to add aroma ... Read More »

Time to assist cleaning companies

Managing Director and CEO Sunil Shirole of Yen Capital Advisory Pvt Ltd makes sure that best cleaning practices are put in place to provide his client a positive environment. Implementing cleaning practices in offices has its own challenges; primary among ... Read More »


Controlling Contamination   In the pharmaceutical industry, Cipla Ltd has an effective cleaning programme in place. The facility has mechanisms to control potential carryover of products, including intermediates and impurities, cleaning agents and extraneous material. “This will keep the contamination ... Read More »

Need for Professional Cleaning

Visitors coming to the mall expect it to be as clean as they spend a lot of time in the premise. A successful mall of 500,000sqft with a footfall of close to 400,000 – 500,000 per month, it is very ... Read More »

Ensuring Crew Safety

  The Great Eastern Shipping Co Ltd, one of the most reputed shipping companies of the world, is well known for keeping its fleet clean. David Birwadkar, Vice President-Fleet Management, speaks about ship cleaning and maintenance. The ships are subjected ... Read More »

EDUCATION – Classroom Sanitation

In a classroom, where a number of students come together for hours, even a minor lapse in maintaining hygiene could lead to contamination and widespread health concerns. At the International Institute of Maritime Studies (IIMS) in Mumbai, Director Capt. N.N. ... Read More »

Clean India Week – Cleaning Buses & Depots

Clean India Journal marked the ‘Clean India Week’ from December 2 to 7, 2013, as a curtain raiser to Clean India Pulire 2013. The Clean India Team took initiatives in creating awareness about clean environment as a step ahead. One important activity during the week was cleaning up the Goregaon Bus Depot in Mumbai. Karcher Cleaning Systems Private Limited & Kaarya Facilities and Services Pvt. Ltd supported the cleaning operations. Read More »

Garbage War

  Wars have usually been associated with money or power. Who ever thought of gun-battles for empty plastic bottles, broken glasses, polythene bags, rotten vegetables or urban filth? Ancient Italian cities like Naples, Sicily, Calabria and Pugalia currently are witnessing ... Read More »

Power for Chennai

Bhabha Atomic Research Center would be setting up 50 non-conventional bio-methanation plants based on urban garbage in various districts of Tamil Nadu to generate power and manure from the garbage. While big plants can process up to 50MT of garbage ... Read More »

Community Initiatives

Residents in Jayamahal Extension, Bangalore, are now doing janitorial work to keep the roads and footpaths neat and clean. Working as the citizens’ group, Community Initiative Jayamahal Area (CIJMA), these residents have planted 50 avenue tree saplings and ensured a ... Read More »

Cleaning skiing places

Every winter, thousands of tourists, skiers, adventure tourists throng at Gulmarg and Tanmarg and litter the place. Recently, 150 tourists and skiers joined hands to clean the mountain slopes of garbage, plastic bottles and other solid waste. About 13km road ... Read More »

NDMC to fend off outsourcing

North Delhi Municipal Corporation has taken over the sanitation process from the outsourced private companies, owing to increasing complaints. The outsourced agencies were engaged for street sweeping and cleaning of toilet complexes & urinals in five zones under the North ... Read More »

GHMC to add sweeping machines

Apart from complaints about potholes and craters, the growing problem of dust has led Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) to acquire new sweeping machines on BOO basis. The civic body is planning to add five sweeping machines to reinforce its ... Read More »

Bacteria to degenerate plastic

In a major scientific discovery that may permanently solve the problem of urban garbage to landfills, it has come to light that a special species of bacteria can degenerate plastics. If the field trials are successful, it can bring about ... Read More »

Painted Walls might affect health

In a latest scientific study, test and analysis conducted by Italy-based Certottica laboratory, it has been found that a large number of enamel decorate paints have a very high level of lead-content violating the norms of the Bureau of Indian ... Read More »

Toilet construction guidelines revised

In its aim to bolster the Central Rural Sanitation Programme, Ministry of Rural Development has revised the guidelines for the construction of toilets allowing people in rural areas to build their toilets under the sanitation campaign. The concept of sanitation ... Read More »