Flexible Couplings http://flexiblecouplings.co.in/ Sat, 01 Oct 2022 05:50:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/flexiblecoupling-icon-70x70.png Flexible Couplings http://flexiblecouplings.co.in/ 32 32 In St Paul’s Bay, cleaning crews cannot track rubbish https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/in-st-pauls-bay-cleaning-crews-cannot-track-rubbish/ Sat, 01 Oct 2022 05:50:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/in-st-pauls-bay-cleaning-crews-cannot-track-rubbish/

A St Paul’s Bay family living in Triq l-Iskuna had to deal with a rat infestation as a colony of rodents nested in an old mattress left on the family’s doorstep for more than two years.

“After several reports, they finally took it down,” a family member said.

The family are among several residents of St Paul’s Bay facing deteriorating health conditions as authorities struggle to manage rubbish collection, bulk litter and rubbish in Malta’s most populous city.

The problem persists despite the fact that, since the beginning of this year, employees of the Cleaning and Maintenance Division have been deployed every afternoon, picking up an average of 15 tons of waste per day from Monday to Sunday.

Several residents expressed their concerns Malta weather. Resident Alexandra Tutulan said rubbish is sometimes left to ferment for two or three days in the heat.

“We are hit with a really bad smell of rotting garbage every time we leave our building, she said.

Garbage is a serious problem in Triq l-Iskuna, according to a resident who also complained about the rat infestation.

“People keep throwing stuff everywhere,” she said.

Greta Staknienė said many areas are littered with empty water bottles, cans and plastic bags.

We are hit with a very bad smell of rotting garbage every time we leave our building

St Paul’s Bay Deputy Mayor Carlos Zarb said the locality’s large population means that waste problems are proportionately greater than in other locations.

A preliminary report from the 2021 National Census showed that the population of St Paul’s Bay has almost doubled in 10 years, reaching 32,000 in 2021. Much of this growth is attributed to immigration.

Garbage bags sometimes sit on street corners for days. Photo: Jonathan Borg

Two residents attributed the problem to a number of strangers who are unfamiliar with the schedules of the garbage collection system.

Recyclable, biodegradable and mixed waste is intended to be placed in bags of different colors and taken out on specific days.

A fine is supposed to be imposed on anyone who fails to meet the timetable, but enforcement is lacking, the deputy mayor said. He said a better rubbish collection system needs to be put in place, including the introduction of underground bins, he said.

Questions have been sent to the Local Enforcement System Agency, the responsible entity, but no response has been received at the time of writing.

A St Paul’s Bay resident working at a hotel in the area said: ‘Sometimes I don’t understand why tourists come here. As soon as I open my front door, I see garbage bags.

Malta Hotel and Restaurant Association chairman Tony Zahra said the cleanliness problem had been prevalent for many years with some improvements noted for a short time before it “returned to where it started “.

“It’s one of our main tourist destinations and we have to keep the area clean all the time,” he said.

Wooden panels and a broken fan, lying on a pavement in St Paul's Bay.  Photo: Jonathan BorgWooden panels and a broken fan, lying on a pavement in St Paul’s Bay. Photo: Jonathan Borg

The Cleaning and Maintenance Division has invested in a refuse collection vehicle, a high-pressure street cleaner and two dedicated crew cab dump vans solely for St Paul’s Bay, according to general manager Ramon Deguara.

“Unfortunately, in this locality, waste collection services have to be more frequent because the demand is very high. Illegal trash dumped on sidewalks is out of control,” Deguara said.

“The spilled items range from monitors to furniture, appliances and mattresses,” he added.

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Walk for Domestic Violence Awareness | New https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/walk-for-domestic-violence-awareness-new/ Fri, 30 Sep 2022 11:00:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/walk-for-domestic-violence-awareness-new/

When a crowd of volunteers, supporters and survivors set off from Diamond Park for the 12th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk on Monday, they will head south from Diamond Park, take a right on Park Avenue, walk towards the north on Park, then back. to the starting point in front of the City Building.

When completed, participants will have walked exactly 1 mile, said Patti Prince, the women’s services shelter manager who runs the event each year, and the message to those who walk as well as those who seem to pass them – or read in the newspaper, or hear about it from friends – will be clear.

“What would you do,” said Prince, “if you had to walk a mile in their shoes?”

The event will also provide possible answers, courses of action and resources to help victims of domestic violence. Women’s Services Inc. is the only domestic violence shelter in all of Crawford County, Prince pointed out in an interview this week, and one of its goals as Domestic Violence Awareness Month begins each October is to remind people of the resources available in the county and how they can help those affected.

While domestic violence may seem distant to some and is too often overlooked by others, Domestic Violence Awareness Month creates an opportunity to show members of the community how they can be more aware, what it to watch out for, what to say to people dealing with domestic violence issues. , and generally how they can help, according to Prince.

Increased awareness through annual reminders can only help as the potential for domestic violence is a frequent concern for the Meadville Police Department.

“We regularly respond to domestic disputes,” said chef Michael Tautin. “Not all of them involve violence, but we respond to a lot.”

Domestic disputes remained a constant concern throughout Tautin’s 22 years with the department.

“Answering servants is unfortunately part of the job,” he noted.

Fortunately for victims of domestic violence, responding to such incidents is also part of the routine of Women’s Services. In fact, Rob Francis, prevention educator and volunteer coordinator, said all staff members have counsel counsel as part of their job title.

This is part of the message for volunteers who undergo extensive training to help with agency responses. Francis was working with a group of five such volunteers, made up of retirees and students, this week.

Once formed, Francis said, the group will join others who will help with virtually every aspect of the agency’s work – work that ranges from cleaning and helping with childcare to sheltering help. to educational programs in local schools; and to handling crisis situations reported through the Women’s Helplines, available at (814) 333-9766 and (888) 881-0189.

“Our volunteers are really a vital part of our operation here, and we always have great ones,” Francis said. “People who come here want to help. They want to make things better for their community and we really strive to help them do that.

Katie Perez, a junior from Allegheny College, is part of the current cohort of volunteers taking 40 hours of training that runs from September to November. Like Francis, she will be part of the crowd that gathers in Diamond Park at 4:30 p.m. Monday to listen to survivors’ stories and hear remarks from other speakers before the group takes to the streets.

“I think it’s important because I feel like this issue isn’t really being addressed. It is, but not to that extent, and it’s often avoided when it comes to young children and teenagers,” Perez said. “Women’s Services does a really good job of making sure this training is taught well – it’s really informative and it brings to light things you might not necessarily think of and they do it in a way that creates a safe environment.”

Monday’s mile-long march reinforces that goal of bringing to light issues that too often remain in the dark.

“A lot of people still have the ‘what happens behind closed doors stays behind closed doors’ attitude, and it’s not like that anymore,” Prince said, pointing to an increased willingness among men to tackle cases of domestic violence and a growing awareness in the LGBT community. “People need to realize that it’s not just affecting women anymore. It’s everyone’s business.

And while attendees won’t literally walk in the shoes of survivors, real shoes will help promote the message of the event. Prince will be sporting a “great pair of new tennis shoes.

“They say, ‘Domestic violence is strong,'” she explained.

Live updates: Hurricane Ian hits Florida and heads north https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/live-updates-hurricane-ian-hits-florida-and-heads-north/ Fri, 30 Sep 2022 01:30:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/live-updates-hurricane-ian-hits-florida-and-heads-north/

The latest on Hurricane Ian:

SANIBEL, Fla. – The death toll in the United States from Hurricane Ian has risen to a total of four after an official said late Thursday that two people had been confirmed dead on a hard-hit barrier island on the west coast of Florida.

Sanibel City Manager Dana Souza said the deaths were confirmed by firefighters, but provided no further details. A local medical examiner’s office said it could not comment and that all details of the deaths would have to come from the sheriff’s office.

In addition to the two Sanibel residents, a 38-year-old Lake County man died Wednesday in a car accident after his vehicle aquaplaned, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Medical examiners determined his death was related to the storm.

A 72-year-old man from Deltona was also confirmed dead on Thursday. Volusia County Sheriff’s Office officials said the man went out to drain his pool and fell into a ditch. He was later found dead.



– Ian regains hurricane strength as he heads for South Carolina

– Many are trapped in Florida as Ian heads to South Carolina

— Florida hospitals are evacuating hundreds of patients

– Search for migrants after the sinking of a boat off the Florida Keys

— Cuba begins to turn on the lights

– Find more AP coverage here: https://apnews.com/hub/hurricanes



NORTH PORT, Fla. – Rescuers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, other states and counties were racing against time as the sun was about to set Thursday in North Port, to help stranded families in their own homes surrounded by streets that had turned into canals.

The city was one of several cities in Florida where rescues were underway as Hurricane Ian continued to track north toward Georgia and the Carolinas.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a Thursday night news conference that there have been 700 confirmed rescues statewide as a result of the storm. “Some of the damage was almost indescribable,” he said.

Earlier in the day, DeSantis described an ongoing effort to airlift people stranded on Sanibel Island after the storm destroyed the only bridge to barrier island outside of Fort Myers. He said the state would also send additional boats to the area for rescue operations.

‘Sanibel is destruction,’ he said, adding ‘it was hit by a truly biblical storm surge, and it blew away roads, it blew away structures that weren’t new and able to withstand to that.”

DeSantis said as of 6 p.m. Thursday, more than 2.6 million people remained without power, including southwest Florida where Ian made landfall.


FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. – The pier at Flagler Beach on Florida’s east coast suffered major damage when Hurricane Ian brought in waves that shattered much of the wooden structure. Residents captured videos and photos of the destruction Thursday afternoon as the waters rose and crashed over the pier, leaving debris on the shore.

Flagler Sheriff Rick Staly told News4JAX on Thursday that he doesn’t believe the pier — which was damaged by Tropical Storm Isaias in 2020, as well as Hurricane Matthew in 2016 — would survive the impact of the storm.

Authorities have advised residents to avoid the pier for safety reasons.


ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — Christine Bomlitz, of Las Vegas, was eager to join her mother, Shirley Affolter, an 84-year-old resident of a retirement community just north of where Hurricane Ian made landfall.

She had no way of contacting her mother, who had lost her cell phone before the storm. Then his landline went down. Affolter was supposed to have left with other residents as part of an escape plan but was never picked up. So she squats down. It was too late to catch him.

Bomlitz grew distraught over the hours and as Ian’s ferocity increased. Then morning came, but still no word. Frantic, she published a call for help on social networks.

On Thursday afternoon, a Good Samaritan had waded through chest-high floodwaters in her mother’s neighborhood to do a wellness check.

“I’m grateful for this stranger,” she says, “a complete stranger. People are amazing.

Bomlitz said she and others were trying to organize a boat rescue.


COLUMBIA, SC — Officials are warning residents of South Carolina that Hurricane Ian will be a problem for much of the state on Friday.

The storm is expected to make landfall noon Friday as a Category 1 hurricane. But the storm is so large that gusty winds, heavy rains and storm surges will arrive hours before.

Along the coast, a storm surge of 4 to 7 feet is expected, rivaling the problems created by hurricanes over the past decade. If Ian lands as a hurricane, it would be the first hurricane to hit the state since Matthew in 2016.

National Guard troops are positioned to help deal with the aftermath, including water rescues and road crews will be ready to clear the roads.

Thursday afternoon saw a steady stream of vehicles exiting Charleston on Interstate 26, with only a few heading into town.

Governor Henry McMaster did not issue an evacuation, but he said that doesn’t mean the storm isn’t dangerous.

“We know we can handle this if we use our heads and follow the rules,” McMaster said.


FORT MYERS, Fla. – Lee Health announced Thursday that it is evacuating all of its facilities in Lee County, where Hurricane Ian first made landfall in Florida.

President and CEO Dr. Larry Antonucci said in a video posted online that health system structures and facilities were in good condition, but infrastructure was stretched when it came to health. water and electricity. Generators were being used at some facilities, but three of the system’s four hospitals were without water, Antonucci said.

“We cannot run a health system and a hospital without running water. It’s essential to what we do,” said Antonucci. “Not only from a patient care perspective, but also from a fire protection perspective.”

Lee Health is working with the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration, as well as state and local emergency operations management agencies, to arrange for the evacuation of patients to other hospitals outside of the Lee County, officials said.


RALEIGH, North Carolina – North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper urged residents to be prepared for heavy rain, high winds and potential power outages as the remnants of Hurricane Ian cross the State shortly after the storm will likely make landfall again in South Carolina.

Visiting the state’s emergency operations center, the governor told a news conference Thursday afternoon that up to 17.8 centimeters of rain could fall in some areas, with the potential for landslides. of mountain terrain and statewide tornadoes.

“For North Carolina, I want to be clear: This storm can still be dangerous and even deadly,” Cooper said.

State Emergency Management Director Will Ray said widespread power outages and evacuations were not expected at this time. Still, he urged people to keep an eye out for changes in the storm’s forecast path, which could cause more problems Friday for central and coastal counties than currently expected.


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Other states are sending aid to Florida after Hurricane Ian. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday he was calling for 135 National Guard members to be sent to Florida. Forty military and support vehicles will also be sent, he said.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has approved sending 245 National Guard members to Florida. The state is also responding to requests from a Family Shelter Task Force and a Hazardous Materials Team. “Louisiana knows all too well the chaos and destruction that a hurricane as strong as Ian can bring, and we will do everything we can to help our neighbors in Florida and other states affected by this storm,” Edwards said. in a press release.

Texas utility trucks headed out along Interstate 75 early Thursday to the areas of southwest Florida hardest hit by the storm.

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is meeting – and it’s great to be back https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/the-american-society-of-plumbing-engineers-is-meeting-and-its-great-to-be-back/ Thu, 29 Sep 2022 20:05:59 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/the-american-society-of-plumbing-engineers-is-meeting-and-its-great-to-be-back/

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — It has been nearly four years since the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) convention and exposition met in person. And it was great to be back. Although the numbers are not yet known, “The 2022 ASPE Convention and Expo in Indianapolis was one of the best shows in ASPE’s history – one of, if not the busiest from a business perspective. numbers, and interactions between exhibitors and attendees were outstanding from all accounts, said Billy Smith, FASPE, Executive Director/CEO, ASPE.

“Overall, feedback from our members, fellow attendees and exhibitors has been overwhelmingly positive, and we couldn’t have asked for more. Also, all of our social media platforms provided rave reviews, which is always a plus,” Smith continued.

After hosting the 2021 Tech Symposium in San Diego, in person, ASPE officials saw the enthusiasm of those in attendance. With this, officials wanted to ensure that the Indy show was on point with all segments – education, networking, social events and most importantly the Expo. “There’s not much you can do and gain from the continued deluge of virtual meetings. There comes a time when you just hit a wall. Being able to hold this event in person was a way to break down those walls and remove all the boundaries that the pandemic had imposed on our industry,” Smith said.

Launch celebration

The biennial convention usually begins with a celebration for its members. This year’s Sunday night party, presented by NIBCO Inc., was special for everyone in attendance. “ASPE’s kick-off party on Sunday night felt like a reunion in the best sense of the word,” said Aaron Kilburg, Commercial Sales Manager, NIBCO, Inc. enjoying incredible live entertainment. It was a privilege for NIBCO, Inc. to host the evening’s festivities.”

According to Smith, the Sunday night party set the bar high for the upcoming Convention & Expo in Columbus, Ohio. “In fact, a member of the Columbus Convention Bureau was on hand to witness the party up close, so they’re already looking at ways to kick things into high gear in 2024,” Smith said.

Opening speech

The keynote featured former Air Force fighter pilot and Thunderbirds air show crew member Chris Stricklin. Stricklin told the story of his career in the Air Force and then later joining the Thunderbirds at a young age.

At an air show at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho, Chris was piloting Thunderbird Six, a solo demonstration aircraft. At the start of the show, Stricklin was forced to perform an emergency ejection while performing a Split S maneuver, which he had successfully performed over 200 times previously. Chris angled the F-16 away from the crowd of onlookers and ejected when it was only 140 feet above the ground. The $20 million fighter jet slammed into the surface 0.8 seconds later and was completely destroyed, and Chris’ life was changed forever.

“The tragic air show crash and its story of recovery and family has culminated in a great and moving story that has stirred feelings of anxiety, empathy, grief and patriotism,” said Ron George, CPD, President of Plumb-Tech Design & Consulting Services, LLC. , and ASPE member for 43 years.

After the years-long in-person hiatus from physical exposure and virtual meetings, George looked forward to seeing new product enhancements, networking with industry friends, receiving CEU credits and participating in programs. educational.

Technical sessions

“ASPE is the only convention and exhibition reserved for plumbing engineers. Attendees can choose from 30 educational/technical sessions, helping them maintain their credentials, and the varied topics we offer connect seamlessly to their daily work,” said Billy Smith.

Technical sessions covered Legionella, hot water controls, carbon monoxide and plastic flues, as well as disasters that can occur in plumbing systems due to floods, hurricanes, chemical spills and other environmental disasters, among other topics.

“My favorite technical presentation was given by Matt Freije, President, HC Information Resources Inc. Freije gave an excellent presentation on Legionella and Legionnaires’ disease, and how facility owners can control Legionella by establishing a water management team and then carrying out an appropriate assessment to construct a water pipe system to locate areas of the system that may be conducive to bacteria growth as part of an overall program of water management,” said George.

On the living room

What was the quality of the Expo floor? “Well, one exhibitor said the first day he never looked down to see what time it was until we announced the floor would be closing in 10 minutes. That’s impressive,” Smith said.

Exhibitors were pleased with the show and the attendance and it gave them the opportunity to show products on the floor. “It’s great to be back at this post-COVID show in Indianapolis, where we showcased our new tankless models with built-in circulation,” said Brian Fenske, Commercial Affairs Manager, Navien.

Don’t forget that ASPE is also a place where you can meet friends and other plumbing engineers who are dealing with similar projects. Having the opportunity to speak with all the manufacturers in the industry, see new and innovative products, and discuss your respective needs in the spec market – all in one place – can be the most important part of the convention. and the ASPE exhibition. “No other industry show has it all in one place: networking, social events, educational classes and the best show floor just for the plumbing industry,” Smith said.

Looking forward

Given the quality of Convention and Expo 2022, ASPE officials are already planning a big event for 2024 in Columbus. At every ASPE show, exhibitors pre-sign up for the next event, and it looks like a record number of pre-show booths have signed up for 2024. connect to the Convention Center as well as to Indy. Columbus also has an exciting downtown area with many new restaurants and shops, all within walking distance from the hotels. We are very excited about what Columbus will offer in 2024,” said Smith.

Box: Board of Directors

At the 2022 ASPE Business Meeting in Indianapolis on Sept. 18, delegates from chapters representing the society’s more than 6,500 members elected their new Board of Directors for the 2022-2024 term. They are:

  • President: James T. ZebrowskiEP, CPD, FASPE
  • Technical Vice President: W. Blair MinyardEP, CPD, CDT
  • Vice President, Education: Bryan L. HuttonCPD, MBA
  • Vice President, Legislative: Brianne N. HallPE, CPD, PA LEED BD+C, GGP
  • Vice President, Membership: Jason SA McDonaldCPD, FASPE
  • Vice President, Affiliate: Thomas P. Sharp
  • Treasurer: Vincent FalkowskiEP, PMP, CCM
  • Region 1 Director: Paul FreemanPE, CPD
  • Region 2 Director: Steve J. KormanikCPD, GPD
  • Region 3 Director: Curtis A. Ray Jr.CPD, FASPE
  • Region 4 Director: Gwynne M. MorrisonCPD, GPD, PA LEED
  • Region 5 Director: Nicholas HippCPD
Global Household Cleaning Products Market Report 2022: Market Valued at $134.63 Billion in 2026 – Long Term Forecast to 2031 – ResearchAndMarkets.com https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/global-household-cleaning-products-market-report-2022-market-valued-at-134-63-billion-in-2026-long-term-forecast-to-2031-researchandmarkets-com/ Thu, 29 Sep 2022 10:40:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/global-household-cleaning-products-market-report-2022-market-valued-at-134-63-billion-in-2026-long-term-forecast-to-2031-researchandmarkets-com/

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Household Cleaning Products Market Report 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer.

The global household cleaning products market is expected to grow from $99.89 billion in 2021 to $105.68 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.80%. The market is expected to reach $134.63 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 6.24%.

The home care products market includes sales of home care products by entities (organizations, individual traders, and partnerships) that are used to remove dirt, including dust, stains, bad odors, and dirt. surface clutter. These include products such as laundry detergents, surface cleaners, dishwashing products and toilet cleaners. These products are generally used to clean soft or hard surfaces in the home. These are packaged in easily recognizable bottle pouches and other shapes with different colors and scents.

The main types of household cleaning products are dishwashing products, toilet cleaners, surface cleaners and laundry detergents. Dishwashing products contain detergents that help clean and remove food soils from various types of kitchen and serving items. Dishwashing products are mainly used in kitchen appliances. Home care products are distributed through various channels such as supermarkets, convenience stores, and online retail. Household cleaning products are used in various applications such as bathroom, kitchen and floor.

North America was the largest household cleaning products market region in 2021. Asia-Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market region. Regions covered in this report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.

Rising awareness of natural household cleaning products is expected to propel the growth of the household cleaning products market. Consumers are increasingly turning to natural or green household cleaners because they give them a sense of sustainability and don’t contain dangerous chemicals.

This reduces health risks. Many companies are launching environmentally friendly household cleaning products. For example, in February 2020, Better Home, an India-based company offering natural cleaning products, launched a line of non-toxic home cleaners. These include toilet cleaner, laundry cleaner, dishwashing liquid and many more. Hence, the growing awareness of natural household cleaning products is driving the household cleaning products market.

Ingredient transparency is a key trend that is gaining popularity in the home care market. Any cleaning product available consists of various ingredients which include various forms of chemicals which help in better cleaning. Consumers want to know if the products they buy are natural or vegetable raw materials, are biodegradable and have substrates from sustainable sources.

As a result, market companies are rapidly moving towards ingredient transparency for consumers. For example, in March 2019, SC Johnson, an American company offering household cleaning products, announced the extension of the Ingredient Transparency Program in Latin America, where it had only disclosed product-specific fragrance ingredients.

In April 2021, Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., an American company providing essential home cleaning products, announced the acquisition of For Life Products LLC (Rejuvenate), for approximately $300 million. Through this acquisition, Spectrum aims to leverage For Life Products’ efficient supply chain and strong customer relationships, drive future growth and create value through substantial revenue and manufacturing synergies. . For Life Products, LLC is an American manufacturer of household cleaning and maintenance products.

The countries covered in the Household Cleaning Products market report are Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea , the United Kingdom and the United States.

Main topics covered:

1. Summary

2. Household Cleaning Products Market Features

3. Household Cleaning Products Market Trends and Strategies

4. Impact of COVID-19 on household cleaning products

5. Household Cleaning Products Market Size and Growth

5.1. Global household cleaning products historic market, 2016-2021, in USD billion

5.1.1. Market Drivers

5.1.2. Market Constraints

5.2. Global Household Cleaning Products Market Forecast, 2021-2026F, 2031F, Billion USD

5.2.1. Market Drivers

5.2.2. Market Constraints

6. Household Cleaning Products Market Segmentation

6.1. Global household cleaning products market, segmentation by product, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billions of dollars

  • Dishwashing products

  • Toilet cleaners

  • Surface cleaners

  • laundry detergents

  • Others

6.2. Global household cleaning products market, segmentation by distribution channel, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billion dollars

  • Supermarkets

  • Grocery

  • Online retail

6.3. Global household cleaning products market, segmentation by application, history and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, billions of dollars

7. Regional and Country Analysis of Household Cleaning Products Market

7.1. Global household cleaning products market, split by region, historical and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, in USD billion

7.2. Global household cleaning products market, split by country, historical and forecast, 2016-2021, 2021-2026F, 2031F, in USD billion

Companies cited

  • Church & Dwight Co. Inc.

  • Colgate-Palmolive

  • Godrej Consumer Products Limited

  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

  • Kao Group

  • The Procter & Gamble Company

  • Reckitt Benckiser Group plc

  • SC Johnson & Sons Inc

  • Unilever Plc

  • Bombril S/A

  • MaintenanceClean

  • Products for life

For more information on this report, visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/uwrf4v

]]> $520,659 for Family and Small Business Loans: St. Helens Credit Union to Share Funding | New https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/520659-for-family-and-small-business-loans-st-helens-credit-union-to-share-funding-new/ Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:00:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/520659-for-family-and-small-business-loans-st-helens-credit-union-to-share-funding-new/

Three Oregon credit unions, including InRoads in St. Helens, will receive a total of $520,659 in federal dollars to support small loans to families and businesses.

InRoads Credit Union can be reached at 503-397-2376 for more information on federal loan funds for families and small businesses.

According to US Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, the funding comes from the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) of the United States Department of Treasury under the FY22 program of the Small Dollar Loan (SDL) program.

“Whether it’s a mortgage, a car loan, or a line of credit to start a business, access to credit is crucial to the financial well-being of Oregonians,” Merkley said. “This funding provided to credit unions in St. Helens and Portland will help provide crucial services and support to Oregonians and provide an important alternative to expensive payday loans. I will continue to work hard to ensure that all Americans have access to vital financial services and resources. »

“The essential and manageable financial option that credit unions provide in Oregon communities takes on even greater importance when families and small businesses walk an economic tightrope, Wyden said. “I am pleased that these credit unions have won this federal investment that helps them generate opportunity in their communities so Oregonians do not turn to exploitative financial services, and I will continue to fight for credit unions across our state are getting similar resources. ”

Through the SDL Program, the CDFI Fund offers loan loss reserve (LLR) premiums to enable CDFIs to establish a loan loss reserve fund to cover the costs of establishing or maintaining a loan loss reserve. a small loan program; and technical assistance (TA) grants to support technology, staffing, and other eligible activities to enable a CDFI to establish and maintain a small loan program.

The laureats :

  • $150,403 to InRoads Credit Union in St. Helens
  • $156,759 to Ironworkers USA Federal Credit Union in Portland
  • $213,497 at Point West Credit Union in Portland
Carlsbad approves articles to make streets safer during emergency proclamation https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/carlsbad-approves-articles-to-make-streets-safer-during-emergency-proclamation/ Wed, 28 Sep 2022 05:38:21 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/carlsbad-approves-articles-to-make-streets-safer-during-emergency-proclamation/

SAN DIEGO — Work continues to improve street safety in the city of Carlsbad with an emergency proclamation approved in August.

The emergency proclamation to make the roads safer came after two fatal bicycle crashes in August and a 233% increase in e-bike and bicycle crashes in Carlsbad since 2019.

On Tuesday evening, the city presented the city council with more than 40 ideas and more than a dozen items it has already worked on.

The city had the opportunity to vote on approving additional funding of $48 million to address all of the action items presented, but the city decided to vote on spending the $2 million already funded. and to get input from the Citizens Traffic Advisory Board and Planning Committee for advice on what they would like to see done, before sending any further funds.

“Tonight, Carlsbad City Council welcomed 44 ideas from staff and the community on ways to improve our local streets and roads,” Carlsbad City Deputy Manager Geoff Patnoe said after the Tuesday evening meeting.

The city has approved work to continue on the following, to name a few:

  • Roll for Safer Streets Together – $30.00
  • Bike Path Improvements – $421,000
  • Digital Traffic Messaging – $215,000
  • Improved app – $635,000

“I totally support the plan, what’s really exciting to me is vision zero,” said Pete Penseyres, Carlsbad resident and bike safety instructor, who says he’s already seen a change on the streets of the city. town since the proclamation and no more children in its yards.

On Tuesday, the city presented its funding on the proclamation. So far, it has spent about $350,000 of its $2 million budget for the proclamation on several items, including improved enforcement, more signage and green-painted bike lanes, to n’ to name a few.

According to Carlsbad Police data, since last month’s proclamation, the police department has issued about 881 total traffic warnings and tickets, and 187 of those have been issued to e-bike users. Police said they typically issue about 200 total warnings and citations per month.

The Carlsbad Police Department is also studying legislative efforts to help in the fight and is considering partnering with local schools for a permit program.

“If children want to use e-bikes or bicycles to and from school, the school would require them to participate in a free training program provided by the police department and officers,” said the city of Karlsbad. Police Chief Mickey Williams as he discussed ideas over the police department table.

Muslim cemetery clean-up project launched to restore dignity to final resting place of loved ones https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/muslim-cemetery-clean-up-project-launched-to-restore-dignity-to-final-resting-place-of-loved-ones/ Tue, 27 Sep 2022 04:02:59 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/muslim-cemetery-clean-up-project-launched-to-restore-dignity-to-final-resting-place-of-loved-ones/

Mowbray Muslim Cemetery has launched a Community Involvement Weekend from Saturday 29th to Sunday 30th October. PHOTO: KAYLYNNE BANTOM

To restore the dignity and honor of deceased loved ones, Mowbray Muslim Cemetery has launched a Community Involvement Weekend where the public is invited to be part of a clean-up operation.

The initiative which will take place over two days from Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 October will give people the opportunity to clean and improve the graves of their loved ones.

Adv Shameemah Dollie Salie, a member of the Muslim Cemetery Board, says the private cemetery based at the Observatory has a history that stretches back to the 1800s.

“We have many old graves and a lot of heritage in the cemetery. What we have discovered over the years is that many headstones have been damaged. It is important to remember our heritage and our culture and we want to restore the sense of pride in where we come from and our ancestors.

Salie explains that under the bylaw, responsibility for individual graves rests with the family, while the cemetery and surrounding area is the responsibility of the cemetery board.

“So we would like to encourage the community to understand the importance of caring for the graves of their loved ones and also to be put in a position where we are reminded where we need to go back and the importance of living a life that will be remembered and rewarded by the Almighty.

She explains that the cleaning is crucial for the geolocation project that is in preparation for the cemetery.

“For the grave of your loved one to be geotagged, it is important that the gravestone is visible so that we can identify the deceased who rests in a particular grave so that the geotagging is effective.

“Geo-tagging will be done so that family members can identify on an app where their loved one is buried, as the name will appear and the vicinity of the grave will also be noted on the app.

Salie explains that if family members want their loved ones’ graves geotagged, “it’s important that they go out and identify those individual graves” and clean them up.

“During the Covid-19 period, many people were unable to welcome and send their loved ones in the way we are used to. This cleansing allows the community to come together and say their prayers and find some form of closure for the departure of so many loved ones. »

Sheikh Riad Fataar, second vice president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC-SA) and president of the MJC funeral administration, says they welcome the initiative.

“This is the resting place of our loved ones, and they should be honored and respected where they are. Everyone should come and make sure the graves of their loved ones are clean and look respectable.

He adds: “If you are cleaning the grave of a loved one, take the time to look around and attend to a grave that may be neglected and may not be that of a member of family or a friend. In this way, we preserve the dignity and honor of those who have passed away.

Salie says people are encouraged to bring their shovels, bags, buckets and gloves and get involved in the initiative.

“Present at the cemetery on weekends are a range of service providers and operational partners of the cemetery. Also participating are Things on Wheels, Bismillah on the Lounge and Good Hope Meat Hyper which will provide meals over the weekend at no cost to attendees.

Salie says she hopes the initiative will be successful so it can be rolled out to other cemeteries.

“The community can go out; we invite people to bring edibles to share with others. We will have those kinds of facilities available. If others feel they want to do the same, we welcome the initiative to spread, and any organization or supplier who wishes to join us and wishes to donate food, cleaning supplies or cold drinks is invited to do so.

India’s current account deficit is on the rise. What implications does this have for the Indian economy? https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/indias-current-account-deficit-is-on-the-rise-what-implications-does-this-have-for-the-indian-economy/ Mon, 26 Sep 2022 11:21:44 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/indias-current-account-deficit-is-on-the-rise-what-implications-does-this-have-for-the-indian-economy/

In June this year, the Ministry of Finance spoke at length about the problem of the “double deficit” in India, which basically corresponds to the budget deficit and the current account deficit (CAD). With a booming trade deficit, India’s current account deficit is also widening. According to a latest Reuters poll, India’s current account deficit likely hit its highest level in almost a decade in the April-June quarter, driven by soaring global commodity prices and the most important capital outflows since the global financial crisis of 2008.

Today, as the Indian rupee hit a record high of 81 against the US dollar, coupled with a widening trade gap, concerns over the scale of the current account deficit in Asia’s third-largest economy, which has been eating away at investor confidence for months, are set to intensify. According to brokerage Motilal Oswal Financial Services, India’s current account deficit is likely to hit a ten-year high of 3.8% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2022-23, up from 1.2% last year. . He estimated the CAD would widen 3.7% of GDP in the first quarter and peak at 5.5% in the second quarter amid continued global headwinds.

“We really need to focus on CAD; 3 percent of GDP is a high limit. You really have to get the point down because some of the things that have contributed to the increase in our [forex] reserves, are volatile by nature. And these are the ones that really drive the exchange rate down,” said renowned economist and former RBI Governor C. Rangarajan.

What does the rising CAD mean for the nation?

The CAD, as of now, is driven by India’s burgeoning trade deficit. With the depreciation of the Rupee, imports become more expensive, therefore, for a country like India, which imports expensive items and products like crude oil, semiconductors and electronics, the burden on the Treasury increases and this pushes the current account deficit higher. In addition, the deterioration of the CAD is putting pressure on capital account inflows.

So, in the current scenario, the current account deficit is likely to inflate, and as a result, the demand for foreign currency will also increase, causing the domestic currency to depreciate. And the depreciation of the currency and the increase in the current account deficit will lead to capital flight out of India. Another aspect of rupee depreciation is rising imported inflation, which in turn leads to rising generalized inflation in India. So, to curb volatility, the RBI also ensures that the rupee does not fall sharply as this may increase inflation in the economy. It makes periodic “interventions” in the foreign exchange markets by selling foreign currencies and buying rupees.

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Also Read: S&P Global Forecasts India’s GDP Growth at 7.3% in 2022-23, 6.5% for Next Financial Year

When can I register to vote in North Carolina? https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/when-can-i-register-to-vote-in-north-carolina/ Sun, 25 Sep 2022 23:30:00 +0000 https://flexiblecouplings.co.in/when-can-i-register-to-vote-in-north-carolina/

Q: Is it too early to register to vote in the 2022 general election? —C.W.

Answer: In North Carolina, the deadline to register to vote is 25 days before an election date. The 2022 general election will take place on November 8, which means that the usual deadline to register to participate in this year’s election will be October 14. After that, voters can still take advantage of same-day registration by registering and voting in person at a one-stop early voting site. According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections website (ncsbe.gov), voters who wish to use same-day registration must show proof of residency by presenting one of the following documents containing their current name and address. :

• North Carolina driver’s license.

• Another government-issued photo ID that includes the elector’s current name and address.

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• A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document showing the elector’s name and address.

• A valid college/university photo ID along with proof of on-campus residence.

Voters should keep in mind that the County Board of Elections will verify voter information within two business days of registering and voting the same day. This process will include verifying electors’ addresses by mail.

One-stop early voting sites for the North Carolina general election open Oct. 20 and will run through Nov. 5. The full schedule of early voting dates, times and locations is available on the Forsyth County Board of Elections website at forsyth.cc/Elections/one_stop.aspx.

Another important date to keep in mind is the deadline for requesting a mail-in ballot. Voters who wish to vote by mail must submit a statewide absentee ballot request form by 5 p.m. Nov. 1. the online request. Once the form is completed, it can be hand-delivered or mailed to:

Forsyth County Board of Elections

Forsyth County Government Center

Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101-4120

Keep in mind that forms mailed to the Board of Elections must be received at the Board of Elections office by the November 1 deadline. Forms received by mail after 5 p.m. on November 1 will not be accepted. Once the Forsyth County Board of Elections receives the mail-in ballot request, they will return a ballot to the voter by mail. The voter must complete the ballot and return it to the Forsyth County Electoral Board office in person or by mail by 5 p.m. on Election Day, November 8.

For more information on absentee voting, contact the Forsyth County Board of Elections at absentee@forsyth.cc.

Q: I thought hurricane season was almost over. Should I be worried about other potential storms? —DW

Answer: According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 each year, with the majority of storms occurring between mid-August and late October. Although the center of a hurricane is not expected to make landfall in our region, it is still important to be prepared for emergencies that may result from high winds and rains that may extend well beyond the center. of the storm. These extreme weather conditions can often cause power outages and flooding which can create dangerous and stressful situations for those who are unprepared.

The first step to preparing is to create a plan. Familiarize yourself with the emergency plans that already exist in your community. A good place to start is your county’s emergency management department. In Forsyth County, emergency and weather alerts can be found at cityofws.org. Determine your evacuation route or your community’s procedure for evacuating people who do not have private transportation to shelter or out of the danger zone. If you are receiving care at home, talk to your care manager about their emergency plan. If you live in a senior community, familiarize yourself with their emergency plans.

Then talk with family and friends about your plan and discuss options, especially if you need transportation to a safe location. Let them know your needs and ask them if they would be willing to help you. Share your plan for every eventuality. Designate one or two primary contacts to coordinate information with the rest of your circle of support. Keep a written list of your main contacts with you. Talking with your support team will help you determine a plan that’s right for you, and each will better understand how they can help you.

Another essential part of hurricane preparedness is having an emergency kit with the supplies needed to stay safe. The American Red Cross recommends packing two separate kits. The first, a “stay at home” kit includes at least two weeks worth of non-perishable food and water for each person in the house, a rechargeable battery-operated radio or crank charger with a USB port, a cell phone and charger, flashlight with extra batteries, first aid kit, toilet paper, wet wipes, blanket, pet supplies and cleaning supplies.

The second kit is an evacuation kit, which is considered a “3-day bag” of supplies you would need if you had to leave your home. Like packing for a weekend, pack a set of clothes, cash, photocopies of important papers and IDs, prescription medications, and specialty pet supplies. Remember to include protective items such as hand sanitizer, face coverings, soap, and sanitizers. If you own a car, gather emergency items for your vehicle, including jumper cables, flashlight, maps, first aid kit, emergency flares, and bottled water . Many of these items may already be in your home. Take the time to see that they are in working order.

Finally, stay informed. Relief organizations like the Red Cross can open shelters if many people are affected or if the emergency is expected to last several days. Go to a shelter if your area is without electricity, floodwaters are rising, your home is badly damaged, or you are being directed by authorities. Keep your key contacts aware of your location.

Once the storm has passed, let your contacts know that you are safe. If you have lost power, unplug your electronics and major appliances to avoid damage from power surges when power is restored. Keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible. When the cleanup begins, beware of high-pressure sales, unsolicited requests for financial information, and services provided without a contract.

For more information on hurricane preparedness in our area, please visit cityofws.org/3188/Hurricane-Preparedness or ReadyForsyth.org.

AgeWise is a weekly column compiled by the staff of Senior Services Inc., a Winston-Salem nonprofit organization. If you have a question, email agewise@seniorservicesinc.org or mail Senior Services, 2895 Shorefair Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27105.