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‘Muck special’ trains to collect garbage daily

Mumbai: The railway administration has decided to run ‘muck special’ trains on a daily basis to collect garbage lying along the tracks. According to the officials, while the Central Railway runs four ‘muck special’ trains between CSMT and Kalyan stations, ... Read More »

Loan for sewer cleaning machines

Delhi government has introduced a scheme to assist manual scavengers into becoming sanitation entrepreneurs. Under the social welfare department’s scheme, 200 manual scavengers are being provided financial help to buy sewer cleaning machines. These will be used by Delhi Jal ... Read More »

Ten new Swachh Iconic Places listed under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); ... Read More »

Cleanliness through WhatsApp in trains

The Northern Indian Railways is all set to use WhatsApp for monitoring cleanliness in trains. With the help of technology, railways aim to bring about greater transparency and accountability in its functioning. Besides, a new plant has been set up ... Read More »

Three technology trends shaping future of FM

While facility management (FM) companies are deploying intelligent building management systems (IBMS), environment-friendly practices and efficient processes are coming up. Here are those key trends shaping the future of facility management industry. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robotics and AI ... Read More »

Is your Antibacterial Handwash completely safe?

Triclosan is an active ingredient that provides an antimicrobial effect in most of the hand washes around the world. However, over the past few years, research has thrown up some startling findings. Long term usage of these products with Triclosan ... Read More »

5th India International MSME Startup Expo

The Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Forum (MSME-DF), a well-known professionally managed non-profit organization is organizing its ‘5th India International MSME Startup Expo 2018’ from 22nd -24th June 2018 in hall no. 7 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, supported ... Read More »

Hospital acquired infection control market reaches $16 billion

The global hospital acquired infection control market was worth about $16.0 billion in 2016, says the latest report of Kalorama Information. The figure includes testing products, device sterilisation, specific cleaning products and HAI treatments. The healthcare market research firm’s report, ... Read More »

NanoTouch create cleaner healthcare facilities

NanoTouch Materials, in Forest, Virginia, has used new advances in nanotechnology to create NanoSeptic selfcleaning surfaces, enabling healthcare facilities to achieve a higher level of cleanliness. NanoSeptic skins and mats turn dirty high traffic touchpoints, such as reception counters, door ... Read More »

NCH helps Hotels in biological wastewater treatment

With wastewater from kitchens, bathrooms and public areas to consider, hotels need a solution that is affordable, easy to maintain and, most of all, effective. To prevent blockages, many hotels are turning to biological drain products to ‘clean’ wastewater. NCH ... Read More »

Re-Teck named founder and committee member of AEWRA

Underscoring its global commitment to advance e-waste process management and in doing so enabling circular economy processing of expensive components and materials that might otherwise be sent to landfill, Re-Teck has become a founder and committee member of the new ... Read More »

Alappuzha model for waste disposal

Though it is home to Asia’s cleanest village Mawlynnong, Meghalaya will implement the Alappuzha model of waste management in Shillong and Tura as the state struggles to give itself a clean image ahead of the 2022 National Games which it ... Read More »

Thane slum children carry out cleaning activity

Children living in Janaka Devi slums, transformed the dirty and dull walls into an art piece. A big nullah has been cleaned which was filled with garbage and the overflowing garbage in dustbins have been picked. The transformation took place ... Read More »

Mahindra Group joins BMC against plastic pollution

As a part of its sustainability efforts, the Mahindra Group, in collaboration with Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, has undertaken a drive to build awareness about the impact of plastic and collect plastic waste. Mahindra educated the local communities about plastic pollution. ... Read More »

Smart Toilets in Hyderabad

A Hyderabad-based company has come up with a unique concept—Loo Cafes. The cafe comprises of three different washrooms that can be used by men, women and the differently-abled. It is set up across a space measuring 170 sq. ft. in ... Read More »

Tomorrow’s India initiates #LetsStartWithI campaign

India – the largest democracy of the world is at a threshold of its great economic and global leap. To support this growth with equally paced social development, Tomorrow’s India, the social-sensitive wing of Global Social (India) Foundation has initiated ... Read More »

Vehicle Detailing

The importance of detailing cannot be underestimated, especially in the Indian weather conditions. Most of the results of detailing on a vehicle are visible and obvious. However, some of the important details and levels of protection are often missed out. ... Read More »