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LAUGFS Eco Sri Donates Intraocular Lenses for Cataract Patients

Sri Lanka’s pioneer in vehicle emission testing services, LAUGFS Eco Sri Limited, recently engaged in an uplifting program to help restore vision for cataract patients in vulnerable communities. A subsidiary of the LAUGFS Group, the company is deeply committed to social responsibility and environmental stewardship. Accordingly, in an effort to support cataract patients in difficult circumstances, the management and staff of LAUGFS Eco Sri came together to donate intraocular lenses to several d...
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LAUGFS Eco Sri Recognised as a Great Place To Work®

LAUGFS Eco Sri Limited, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Holdings, and a leading player in the vehicle emission testing sector, proudly announces its certification as a Great Place to Work® (2023-24), reinforcing its commitment to excellence in both workplace culture and environmental protection. The certification attests to LAUGFS Eco Sri’s distinctive qualities that set it apart as an employer of choice in the industry. With a mission deeply intertwined with the critical need to reduce air pollution,...
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LAUGFS Eco Sri Unveils a State-of-the-Art Eco Test Facility to Combat Vehicle Emissions in Kirulapone

LAUGFS Eco Sri Limited, a subsidiary of LAUGFS Holdings, and a leading player in the vehicle emission testing sector recently announced the grand opening of its latest venture, the Kirulapone Vehicle Emission Testing Center. This flagship center, located in the heart of Kirulapone, marks a significant milestone in the company’s commitment to environmental sustainability and technological advancement. The Kirulapone VET center is equipped with cutting-edge technologies and upgraded testing tech...
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Sri Lanka Capital Air Quality Drops to Unhealthy Levels Again

ECONOMYNEXT – Air quality in Sri Lanka has dropped drastically once again, with Colombo recording ‘unhealthy’ levels of pollution at 174 US AQI points. According to IQAir.com, Colombo is currently 20.4 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value at PM2.5. Sri Lanka has been experiencing poor air quality since at least early December. Official have said the previous significant drop reported on December 08 was due to the deep depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal carrying the air fro...
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Who Supplies Equipment to Measure Air Pollution in SL!

The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided three equipment to measure the air quality, the Central Environment Authority (CEA) said. CEA Environmental Pollution Control Division’s Director General Dr. Sanjaya Rathnayaka said these measuring equipment have been placed in the cities of Anuradhapura, Kurunegala and Jaffna. Dr. Rathnayaka said that precise information pertaining to air pollution can be obtained with these state of the art equipment. Srilanka Mirror ( 2023/01/23) WHO supplies...
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90% of The World’s Children Breathe Toxic Air Every Day

Air is a basic necessity for all living beings and an essential element in human survival. The air we breathe is the fuel that energizes us all. Air in its purest state is best suited for the essential task of sustaining life. Air pollution is the largest contributor to the burden of disease from the environment, and is one of the main avoidable causes of death and disease globally. Over 7 million people die each year due to air pollution, with 90% of them in low- and middle-income countries (WH...
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Air Quality Drops Countrywide

The air quality level in Colombo and other major parts, indicating harmful levels has come down to moderate level since December. The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) says the air quality dropped countrywide. NBRO Chief Scientist of the Air Pollution Management Unit Sarath Premasiri yesterday said that the recent increase in the spread of dust particles with the northeastern monsoon might have caused the drop in air quality. Health experts, at the Colombo Municipal Council, warned...
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99% of Our World is Exposed to Polluted Air

Global estimates reveal that 99% of the population is exposed to polluted air causing an estimated 7 million premature deaths each year. Consequently, air pollution is considered the largest environmental risk to global public health. Children, women and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to air pollution with links to illnesses such as dementia, diabetes, COVID-19, cardio-vascular and neurological diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic increased focus on the issue of air pollution with data sugge...
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Smart Classroom Gifted

The newly constructed smart classroom in Irahandaketuwewa Maha Vidyalaya in Diyabeduma in Elahera, complete with all facilities costing more than Rs.2.5 million funded by the Laugfs Company was handed over to the school yesterday. Vice-Chairman of Laugfs Company Thilak De Silva, and Chief Executive of Laugfs Eco Sri Company Saliya Dissanayake were the chief guests of the ceremony. Hinguraggoda Zonal Director of Education Yamuna Geethanjali, Asst Director (Planning) Wickeremsinghe Bandara, Divisi...
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Ensuring Cleaner Air For All

LAUGFS Eco Sri Celebrates International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies 2022 Air is a basic necessity for all living beings and an essential element in human survival. The air we breathe is the fuel that energizes us all. Air in its purest state is best suited for the essential task of sustaining life. Celebrating the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies, LAUGFS Eco Sri Limited, a pioneer in air quality management in Sri Lanka, illustrated the importance of pragmatic, wide spread soluti...
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