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Cleanliness & Hygiene in Schools:Raising Questions

With the mushrooming of international schools in India, the level of awareness on cleanliness and hygiene at schools has improved to some extent. However, despite the availability of essential cleaning machines, chemicals and professional services in the market, providing a ... Read More »

No to foreign waste

About 470 tonnes of municipal hazardous waste, stuffed in 20 containers from Greece and French-controlled Reunion Island and meant for a Sivakasi-based paper manufacturing company, landed at Thoothukudi port, Tamil Nadu. The waste included batteries, thermocol, aluminium foil packing material ... Read More »

It is all about Infrastructure and money

– India has made tremendous progress on economic front, in infrastructure, industries, healthcare and tourism. But when it comes to awareness about cleanliness and hygiene, we are still lagging behind and we blame it on our country’s increasing population. – ... Read More »

Amit Mittal receives Ernst & Young award

In a remarkable achievement made by a first generation entrepreneur, Amit Mittal, CMD A2Z Group bagged the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the year 2009 in the startup category. Mittal transformed the group from a ... 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 »

Eco-battle in the Valley

Jyotsna Sitling, 45, has done exemplary eco-restoration work in Uttarakhand, helped the Valley of Flowers National Park in Chamoli achieve World Heritage Site (WHS) status and set in motion a unique conservation movement that has helped save the ecologically fragile ... Read More »

Sealing a Healthy Service Contract

A Service Agreement regulates the provision of services by a Service Provider to its Client. The terms and pricing of Service Agreement vary depending on the type and condition of building equipment, hours of operation (24 hours per day versus 12 hours per day), Client’s budget constraints and regional location. Due to the many variables, standard terms and conditions are generally nonexistent except for basic inspection-only contracts; and even with such inspection-only contracts, the size of the building and amount of equipment included for inspection will sometimes alter the terms and price of the standard Agreement. 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 »

Cleanliness drive in Nainital

The women of Nainital have come together under the banner of the Maitri Women Organisation to clean the streets and collect waste materials lying near drains that have been polluting the Naini lake. The organisation will be also performing street ... Read More »

Bringing up a professional company

Starting in a small way in 1999, CAERE Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad based housekeeping services company, has completed 10 years of professional service. Prathibha and Christopher Blessing, the founders of this company have taken Caere across India with over 4000 employees, over 50 clients and with engagements in over 400 properties. The couple speak to Clean India Journal. Read More »

Handling Bio-medical waste

One of the main functions of housekeeping in hospitals is infection control and proper handling of bio-medical waste. Safety against fire, prevention of cross contamination, odour control and pest control are all a part of waste disposal procedures. A carefully ... Read More »

Handling waste

India generates 150 million tonnes of waste in a day and most of it is left in the landfills at the city outskirts, leaving a stinking smell with vultures hovering over heaps of hazardous material. According to the Central Government, ... Read More »

Maintaining the Nawabi Splendour!

ucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, sprawls over 3244 sq. km and has a population of about 35 lakhs. The city has the sizzling glamour of the Mughal empire and all the trappings of a fast paced city. How is this city with beautiful gardens and traditional markets maintained? Read More »

Cleaning Marina Beach

Close to 1,500 paper bags made from recycled paper were distributed by Chennai Mayor M. Subramanian at the Marina beach to spread awareness about the ‘plastics-free beach’ campaign recently. The event was organised by Exnora International as part of its ... Read More »

Saving Assam rivers

The Pollution Control Board of Assam (PCBA) has taken up an ambitious project under the National River Conservation Programme to clean up three polluted rivers – Bharalu (Guwahati), Kolong (Nagaon) and Burhi Dehing (the stretch from Margherita to Ledo) besides ... Read More »

TERI Project

Keeping environmental sustainability in mind, TERI in collaboration with Tetra Pak India Pvt. Ltd has initiated Project Search (Sensitisation, Education and Awareness on Recycling for Cleaner Habitat) to conduct awareness and sensitisation drives in schools in order to instill a ... Read More »

Best out of waste

Deepalaya, a Delhi based NGO, has collaborated with the environment department of the Delhi government in launching “polylooms project” to address the issues of waste management and women empowerment. The project would support the government’s efforts in reducing plastic garbage ... Read More »

Tidal ‘wastes’ washed ashore

Mumbai not only witnessed the highest ever high-tide on its coastline but also saw a variety of non-biodegradable waste making its way from the sea into the city. Around 640 tonnes (6.4 lakh kg) of waste comprising of plastic, polythene ... Read More »

Green toilets for trains

After the successful installation of controlled discharge toilet system (CDTS) in 400 coaches, the Indian Railways is planning to introduce green toilets in Shatabdi and other long distance trains on a trial basis. The Railways is exploring two options – ... Read More »