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UW introduces ICM

The University of Washington Custodial Services department has a long history of cleaning for healthier, safer indoor environments while using the best products and procedures available. The UW recently was the first university to use ICM (Integrated Cleaning and Measurement) ... Read More »

Eco-friendly City

Bengaluru was ranked third among 29 Indian cities in the Environmentally Sustainable City Award competition held during the Euro India Summit. The City performed well on the Environmentally Sustainable City Index because of its eco-friendly measures in handling and managing ... Read More »

The making of a Green Village

Beside a beautiful hillock under the rolling clouds amid rustling winds and lush greenery is the eco-village developed by social activist and Sangli Zilla Parishad member Subhash Patil. Hatnur, located in the Sangli district of Maharashtra, having a population of ... Read More »

Implications in Urban Integrated Rodent Management

Rodent was hitherto a problem in agricultural and horticultural crops. However, it took a different shape with increasing human population, urbanization, dwindling resources for solid waste management, spurt in zoonotic diseases, development of food and hospitality industry and industries with ... Read More »

Noida to privatise city cleaning

Dissatisfied with the levels of sanitation maintained in the city, the Noida Authority has now proposed to privatise the civic service. The authority has roped in private firm Ernst & Young as its consultant for preparing a detailed report to ... Read More »

Waste plant on cards

If everything goes fine, Noida would soon have an integrated solid waste management plant. Noida authorities have already identified the location in Sector 123 and have invited RFP (Request for Proposal) from the interested parties. The plant is believed to ... Read More »

Bio-gas from animal waste

Mysore zoo will soon have solid waste management system in place. A team of scientists from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, visited the zoo to discuss the project to convert animal waste into bio-gas. The zoo authorities are planning ... Read More »

KMC’s plans for the city

After several complaints on unclean and smelly portable vats in the city, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has planned to seek the help of advertisement agencies to beautify and sanitise areas around these vats. The agency will also ensure the ... Read More »

A2Z to manage Kanpur waste

The Kanpur Municipal Corporation has awarded the contract for collection and transportation of municipal solid waste for Kanpur city to A2Z Infrastructure Limited for a period of 30 years. Speaking to CIJ, Vikram Singh, Municipal Commissioner of Kanpur Municipal Corporation ... Read More »

Towards a Clean Delhi

Solid waste management is one of the major issues confronting most municipal corporations in every state. Given the limitations of starting new landfill sites and the existing sites already operating more than the capacity corporations are in dire straits. The ... Read More »

Road Sweeper for AMC

The Allahabad Municipal Corporation has recently bought a for cleaning its wide roads. Speaking to CIJ, Arun Kumar, Health Officer, says, “Under the JNNURM scheme, Allahabad city has been selected for the solid waste management project. Under this scheme, the ... Read More »

Perfume from Waste!

Mysore will be the first city in Karnataka to have a plastic waste recycling system.The Mysore City Corporation (MCC) has planned to set up a manufacturing unit to turn plastic into crude oil; with the spin-offs being diesel,kerosene, wax and ... Read More »

Water Sustainability

The demand for solutions to water supply and wastewater treatment has been increasing in the existing market with the increasing need for processed water, both in the industrial and domestic segments. The infrastructure and industrial growth has further accentuated the demand, making water the fastest growing industry besides cleaning. Abhitabh Read More »

PCMC to keep track of road sweepers

The health department of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has undertaken a pilot project to keep a continuous track on mechanised sweeping machines. The civic body has fitted vehicle tracking system (VTS) and sensors to one of its VT650 KamAvida ... Read More »

ISO 14001 certification for Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark Professional, which has introduced an Environment Management System (EMS) within its tissue mills, has achieved ISO 14001 certification at each of its European manufacturing sites. Energy use, air emission, fresh water consumption, waste water discharge and solid waste generation ... Read More »

Garbage initiative

Replicating the model launched in Kochi two years ago, the residents of Thiruvananthapuram may soon be operating their own garbage units. And equipping them to do so will be the city chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association ... Read More »

US know-how for waste disposal

The Mumbai Metropolitan Road Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning to bring from the US the know-how for managing solid waste disposal sites. It is finalising a plan for building modern waste disposal plants in the state and also providing training ... Read More »

Total Cleanliness

Special teams have been constituted for achieving total cleanliness in 49 gram panchayats in Dakshina Kannada district. The team consisting of Gram Panchayat Secretary, women and child welfare department supervisor, BRP and CRP of education department and health assistants of ... Read More »