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Waste Management System: Malaysian Model

Smart Waste Management System (SWMS) is one of the modules developed in Spatial Smart City Service Delivery Engine (SSCSDE) Project funded by Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation Malaysia (Mosti) under Techno fund grant in Malaysia. The objective of the ... Read More »

Why clean is not “CLEAN”

The project was commissioned to Pro Waste in 2013. The institution, then housed in a temporary building had various categories of waste generated from faculty and students’ residences, canteens, labs and other facilities. Pro Waste Concepts devised step one that ... Read More »

Changing role of Facility Manager in the Smart world

From out tasking disparate services, bundling of services, integrating services and now progressive levels of outsourcing of services, the facilities management industry has undergone paradigm change over the last two decades. The illustration below gives a graphical glimpse of progressive ... Read More »

Cost-effective fuel for kitchen from waste

The subject of solid and liquid waste management has remained neglected in India, mainly on account of lack of priority to the subject. Paucity of funds, lack of technical knowhow, inadequate human resources, and apathy of citizens to maintain cleanliness ... Read More »

A Historic Landmark

Overview The construction of landfills is extremely intricate because it is a complex, multifaceted system. It is designed to protect the ground and surroundings from contamination. Given the burden of a lot of toxic material, landfills take years to plan ... Read More »

Design-led approach to composting

Being a passionate and qualified designer, Poonam’s approach to composting is design centered. The process has been evolved through conversations and discussions she has had over the years with her students and peers. The first result of her research was ... Read More »

Startups on Waste Management

Over 75% of the waste generated is recyclable but in India, just 30% is recycled. It is time for the nation to wake up and start taking waste management seriously because if this issue is ignored any further then by ... Read More »

Laundry & Dry-Cleaners Meet at Ludhiana

In a high-level conference organised by the Punjab Dry Cleaners’ Association in Ludhiana in March, more than 100 laundry and dry-cleaning service providers from across North India gathered to discuss topics of concern, including GST and other developments in the ... Read More »

What is in Urban Water Management

In the olden days, with the ground well being the sole water source and recharge point, a cyclic movement of water within the plot is initiated so that rainwater is harvested and used water is redirected into the ground or ... Read More »

Making of a Bottle House

Plastic bottles, the largest waste menace confronting the world and a highly non-bio degradable material that takes over 400 years to disintegrate, are being put through several scientific processes for disposal and recycling. The right method of segregation, collection, treatment ... Read More »

Waste Technology India Expo

More than 35 municipal corporations, leading CSR heads, top manufacturing companies, hotels, hospitals, facility and home cleaning services companies, government bodies, railways… flooded the Waste Technology India Expo held from January 18 to 20, 2017, at Hyderabad. Niche waste solutions ... Read More »

Dishwashing Detergents

Marketed by ADD Laundry Concepts Pvt. Ltd in India, the Speed Queen commercial heavy duty Stacked Washer & Dryer is a highly efficient frontload washing machine. Washer Features • Washer Capacity/Cycle-9.5kg• Digital Electronic Control• 3 Compartment Detergent Dispenser• Pre-set Programs ... Read More »

Janitorial cleaning services market to grow

London-based Technavio’s new procurement market intelligence report on the global janitorial cleaning services market from 2017-2021, reveals that the global janitorial cleaning services market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.3% from 2017 – 2021. This growth is ... Read More »

Training is a MUST

The term training simply refers to the process of acquiring the necessary skills required for a certain job. The specific goals of training can be highlight by the five P’s in our working environment. Preserving assets Producing best practice Promoting ... Read More »

Bangalore Municipality Roadmap To Swm

The Processes involved in daily waste collection and disposal Paurakarmikas have been engaged to do door-to-door collection in each ward which is divided into blocks of 750 houses. They are also stationed at every 500m on the roads for sweeping ... Read More »

Schneider Electric on New technologies

How can innovative solutions in water segment promote energy savings, operational efficiency and reduced lifecycle costs? Before addressing the innovation, it needs understanding of key challenges of the water industry i.e. ageing infrastructure, energy and operational costs, increased regulations, response ... Read More »

IPHA joins hands with Kerala Housekeepers’ Forum

I-Professional Housekeepers’Association, India’s leading association of hospitality housekeepers, has expanded into South India by joining hands with the Kerala Housekeepers’ Forum. Expanding rapidly, the association has more than 500 members across India. The Kerala Housekeepers’ Forum steered by Sumesh Sashidharan, ... Read More »

Wastewater treatment reuse and energy in india

The water and wastewater situations across Indian cities and towns are diverse, depending on water supply/ scarcity, the existence and type of urban industries and peri-urban agriculture, and realistic options to lay or alter sewerage systems. For the vast majority ... Read More »