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Doing away with limescales

Hard water stains have long been the scourge of diligent Hotel owners. The rusty stains around the bathtub, shower, toilet or even swimming pool area… are caused by hard water, or high mineral content in the water. Since 60% of ... Read More »

Lotus leaf inspires self-cleaning metals

A team of European researchers have yoked new photonics technology to develop the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface taking a step closer to selfcleaning saucepans, toilets, and dishwashers. Taking their ideas from defence mechanisms found in plants such as the ... Read More »

Turning old buses into clean toilets for women

Ill-maintained public toilets are a menace, and more so for women. Even in urgent situations, many prefer to refrain from entering the stinking, filthy spaces which promise nothing but overflowing lavatories. However, Ulka Sadalkar and Rajeev Kher, who are entrepreneurs ... Read More »

New toilets for Kumbh Mela

Supporting the sanitation initiative of Government of UP during Kumbh Mela 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga has sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals. An additional Rs16.68 crore has ... Read More »

Building Toilets & CSR

It hardly matters whether you have got a clean toilet or not, the fact of the matter is one in every three human beings does not have any sanitary facility at all, and this affects the overall health & hygiene. ... Read More »

30 New Public Toilets in Belapur

Taking cognisance of the PM’s recall to make India ODF, Manda Mhatre, MLA-Belapur, Navi Mumbai recently announced to construct 30 toilets in her constituency under the MLA fund. Given the fact that there are no urinal facilities particularly for women ... Read More »

TCS to Construct 860 Toilets

IT giant, TCS recently announced the completion of surveying 1,100 schools allotted to it for installing sanitation facilities for girls. Under the first phase, the company will build 860 toilets in schools spread across five districts of Andhra Pradesh, eight ... Read More »

First two-storey toilets

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) will be the country’s first to build two-storey public toilets across the city. While the ground floor is meant for ladies, the first floor will be used by men. Within the next two years, KMC ... Read More »

Zero-discharge’ toilets

Indian Railways has just moved a bit closer to eliminating the century-old system of train-toilets discharging into the tracks. After completing a successful round of trials, the Chennai-Allappey/ Trivandrum Express is now gearing up to get 56 ‘zero-discharge’ toilets. The ... Read More »

Access to toilets, access to dignity

More and more people in the poverty line now have access to toilets in Deoghar and Pakur districts of Jharkhand. Thanks to the Total Sanitation Campaign. But, is this programme really catering to all? Including the physically challenged? The Total ... Read More »

UK offices dirty

According to a recent survey conducted on 1000 workers, over 20% Britishers find their offices to be dirty. It says that two out of five firms have cut back on cleaning and maintaining offices. Every 10th worker felt that the ... Read More »

Lessons through song

Gramalaya, an NGO is working on a variety of water and sanitation projects across the state of Tamil Nadu. One of their projects – is to teach songs on the importance of safe water and good hygiene practices to children in ... Read More »

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