Paris’ elite cleaning unit

29th of September 2016
Paris’ elite cleaning unit

French ECJ correspondent Christian Bouzols reports on a special cleaning team that takes care of exceptional operations in Paris.

It is 6.30 on a Thursday morning in Paris. Four police coaches are keeping watch on the Place de la République in Paris. Another event, called Nuit Debout, bringing hundreds of Parisians together to discuss the

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Litterbugs and litter heroes

10th of August 2016
Litterbugs and litter heroes

ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz takes a look at waste management and litter attitudes at music festivals in Denmark.

Plastic cups, food wrappers, cigarette butts. The music festival season is upon us. Where 50,000 people (festival-goers, volunteers and artists) are gathered every day of a festival, which is the case at the second-largest festival

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Tasteful cleaning in Italy

1st of August 2016
Tasteful cleaning in Italy

News of a recent conference on food hygiene in Sorrento from Italian reporter Anna Garbagna.

There will certainly be a follow-up to the initiative in which Afidamp organised a seminar in Sorrento on the sanitisation processes within kitchens. At the end of the event, the association received a diploma of merit awarded by the heads of APCI

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Cleaning Moscow’s metro

29th of July 2016
Cleaning Moscow’s metro

Oleg Popov of Cristanval in Russia explains how the Moscow underground is cleaned every day.

The Moscow subway was opened in 1935. Today, its 12 lines extend over 333 kilometres between 200 stations covering over one million square meters with 10,000 trains in operation. The capital’s underground is used by seven million passengers per day,

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Town cleanliness label new in France

29th of July 2016
Town cleanliness label new in France

News of a new municipal scheme recognising cleanliness, from ECJ reporter Christian Bouzols.

The municipality of Saint-Germain-en-Laye near Paris was one of the first to be awarded the Top Star of the new Éco-propre label rewarding those French cities are committed to achieving lasting improvements in the cleanliness of their public

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Making mad May mellow

28th of July 2016
Making mad May mellow

ECJ’s UK reporter Lynn Webster reflects on an intense period of retenders during May.

Following an intense time of tenders and retenders for and with clients, along with the focus on catching up after a very successful ISSA/INTERCLEAN, summer is upon us, and we can all enjoy the gifts of newness and possibility that spring has brought us.

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