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Stop Using Plastic Bags!

Stop Using Plastic Bags

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of plastic, is estimated to be “five times the size of the continental India.” About 15000 tonnes of plastic waste is generated in India every day; 80% of which are plastic-carry bags. ... Read More »

Starting Young

While most engineering students in the country nurture dreams of wellpaid corporate jobs and upwardly mobile lifestyles, two enterprising students from Coimbatore decided to walk down a different road. Twenty-three-year-old Saran Raj, along with his classmate C. Prashanth, decided instead ... Read More »

Telangana Police to adopt hospitals

To up-keep the cleanliness scenario in Telangana, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has advised the Police Department to facilitate and co-ordinate with the hospital and local authorities Responding to the call, Hyderabad City Police has decided to adopt government hospitals ... Read More »

Rameswaram station goes green

 Following the recent announcement in the railway budget to make Rameswaram a green station, the Madurai railway division has started allotting more bio-toilet fitted coaches to the station. Out of 145 coaches maintained in Rameswaram, 78 are fitted with bio-toilets ... Read More »

Towards ‘Swachh Hotels’ Crafting a new vision

“Finding a holistic waste management solution for the Indian hospitality sector“  Today we are staring at challenges which require asking heretical questions: What if… Water supplies are cut by half Water tankers are not available The government announces that in ... Read More »

Drain Cleaning using Air Conveyance Technology

With high Powered Sewer Suction Machine, Whale Supersucker extends its already well established range of liquid waste and cleansing equipment. It is built using a part-kit supplied by and with the expertise and back-up of the well-established EUROVAC, a division ... Read More »

Car cleaning solutions

Used in conjunction with the on-board TASKI IntelliDose system the scrubber ensures that correct amount of water and cleaning product are always delivered at an accurate dilution, irrespective of machine speed, even when turning, for consistent cleaning to the manufacturer’s ... Read More »

Apollo Hospitals International Limited, Ahmedabad

Ensuring safety in Hospitals According to World Health Organization, 80-85% of total amount of waste generated by healthcare activities is the general waste. Only 15-20% waste is considered hazardous which may be infectious, injurious, toxic or radioactive. Poor management of ... Read More »

Creating Cleanliness

Changing the face of Indian Tourism Himanshu Jain, MD-Indian Subcontinent, Sealed Air shares his views on how better cleanliness & hygiene offerings at tourism spots can change the Indian tourism Industry… Incredible India! The tagline of our Indian Tourism… Yes, ... Read More »

IWM Plan for Clean India

Recent initiatives by the central government lead by none other than PM Narendra Modi brought the issue of cleanliness into the drawing rooms and dinner table discussions of Indian middle class and created a euphoria for electronic, print and social ... Read More »

Eco-logical Water Quality Criteria for Zero Discharge

This case study outlines eco-logical research carried out ‘in collaboration with Nature’ that has evolutionary experience of 460 crore years. Focus was on developing simple criteria and test methods that can be used by ordinary person in the field, without ... Read More »

Eureka Forbes-Blue Star Collaboration

Eureka Forbes has collaborated with Blue Star to provide an integrated, comprehensive solution for chilled and purified drinking water. Most water cooler customers have been combining the water cooler with an external water purification system to provide pure water. However, ... Read More »

Sustainable FM

 Building Information Modelling and SOPs Besides People and Property, Process and Technology are the backbone of FM industry, without which it could make a lot of noise but just be found, spinning its wheels and going nowhere. John Ringness, SFP, ... Read More »

New technology in human waste recycling

Bill Gates shares his experience of watching human waste being treated and having a glass of “delicious drinking water” recycled from the waste. “I watched the piles of faeces go up the conveyer belt and drop into a large bin. They made ... Read More »

Solar cells from recycled car batteries

This could be one of the most disruptive technologies in waste recycling. In a recent development, researchers at MIT have found that perovskite-based photovoltaic cells can be produced from recycled lead from old car batteries.  The process would help divert ... Read More »

e-Giants Getting compliant to 2011 e-waste rules

When more than 90% of the e-waste disposal is being done informally and informal players are giving more cash back facility as against the formal e-waste recyclers, it is tough to implement the e-waste 2011 policy. What are the challenges? ... Read More »

Illegal e-waste filling landfills

The annual quantum of dangerous-toxic junk or the Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) generated is going to be about 65.4 million tonnes in 2017, as illegal dumping in landfills continues. On an average, seven kilogrammes of e-waste is generated ... Read More »

Operating it Clean

Conferred with ISO: 9001:2000, ISO 9002, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, OHSAS 18001:1999 and other certifications, Essar Steel with operations in India, USA, Canada and Indonesia has given due importance to design and operations to maintain its sustainability and become a ... Read More »




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