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Garbage chutes for condos

Garbage is among the few things that is thought of only when it turns into a problem. When the system fails, garbage is not disposed of properly, and odour intensifies leading to unsanitary conditions, it is everyone’s concern. One ideal ... Read More »

Addressing the “Garbage”

Garbage scenario According to Earth Energy Center, Columbia University, cities in west region of India generate more of garbage than the eastern cities. Per capita waste generated in Manipur is 220gm/day and in Goa it is 620gm/day. Average per capita ... 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 »

Litter-free Streets

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation has redesigned the garbage clearance procedure to make the streets litter-free. Armed with 101 route managers to track the movement of dumper placers and tippers, the Corporation has devised a plan so that each route manager could ... Read More »

Garbage collection drive

With the motive of reducing the amount of garbage generated in Pune’s civic ward, the Swach Seva Sahakari Sanstha (SWaCH) and Deccan Gymkhana Parisar Samiti (DGPS) announced a special drive to collect, reuse and recycle unwanted household items. As a ... Read More »

SWM project for CMC

The Chandrapur Municipal Corporation (CMC) in Maharashtra has proposed a solid waste management project for disposal of its 100 tonnes garbage daily. The Corporation, with its effective garbage collection mechanism, collects over 80 tonnes of garbage from the town every ... Read More »

Campaign Clean India: A holistic approach to cleaning

If the enthusiasm and commitment of the Minister of Tourism, Subodh Kant Sahai to make select tourism destinations in India clean & hygienic bears fruit, 2012 will definitely be the “Year of India” as envisaged by him. In an exclusive interview with Clean India Journal’s Jayaraman Nair and Mangala Chandran, the Minister explains how focusing on the upkeep of tourist destinations and the approach to those at the grassroots level would be the prime objective of Campaign Clean India. The Campaign to be launched in April this year will aim to double the number of inbound tourists to India from the present five million to 10 million by the end of 2016, which would be one per cent of all global travellers visiting India. He is also open to suggestions and road maps from Clean India Journal. Read More »

Waste-free City

After carrying out an intensive drive for efficient garbage disposal, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is now working on a project for a waste-free city. The project supported by the United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) will also analyse the ... Read More »

Money from waste

Kochiites have started earning a few bucks by selling the garbage generated from their households, thanks to the Wealth out of Waste project which helps them in not only disposing off the garbage but also in getting a reasonable price ... Read More »

Bins are for using

People who visited the beaches of Chennai during ‘Pongal’ festival in January this year left behind more than 100 tonnes of garbage on the sands. More than 125 conservancy workers of the Chennai Corporation and Neel Metal Fanalca worked very ... Read More »

Deep Bins

The Delhi government has decided to install 68 deep collection system bins at 20 locations in the national capital to ensure cleanliness during the Commonwealth Games in October. The MCD will install these bins which will be partially above and ... Read More »

Quick Action

Recently, group of 20 foreign tourists, including four women, could not stand the sordid sight of a garbage ridden Puri beach. They braved the morning chill, turned up at the beach with gloves & bins and cleaned up the beach ... Read More »

Garbage in the Greenery

Aarey Milk Colony, where the famous Film City, the five-star Palms Hotel, a golf club and an IT park are located, would leave any new visitor awe struck with the pristine greenery that still exists in a concrete jungle like ... Read More »

No Littering

The Surat Municipal Corporation’s (SMC) health department has submitted a proposal wherein those found spitting, throwing garbage or washing their vehicles on roads are liable to be fined between Rs.500 and Rs.10,000 for each offence.The SMC plans to deploy clean-up ... Read More »

Cleaning Ganga

Hundreds of cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) gathered at Buxar ghat recently to clean the Ganga river; with an aim to create awareness about preserving the holy river. The national campaign, ‘Ganga Swachhta Ahiyan’ (Save Ganga Mission), was ... Read More »

Contractual obligations

Outsourcing of housekeeping services are largely based on different types of contracts or agreements which have its own advantages and disadvantages Read More »

Net watch on garbage bins

The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has created a web based ‘waste carrier truck management solution’ system on its official website ( which helps identify if garbage from bins in the township has been lifted by the trucks. With this, citizens as ... Read More »

Striving for a binless city

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has taken up a number of initiatives to clean up the city and has also put in place different community development programmes. Capt. Dilip Mahajan, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, AMC, spoke to Clean India Journal recently. Read More »