A French city fights against fly-tipping

30th of July 2021
A French city fights against fly-tipping

Christian Bouzols reports from France, where local authorities in Avignon are making citizens accountable for urban cleanliness.

In the south of France, the city of Avignon - famous for being the seat of the Popes during the Middle Ages - the authorities have made a determined stand to keep that historic city clean. Their aim is to make the

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Cleaning takes on a different value

28th of July 2021
Cleaning takes on a different value

What are the implications of the coronavirus for work and buildings, Dutch reporter John Griep asks.

What are the implications of the coronavirus culture shock for work and buildings? This was the subject of the VSR webinar held recently. During lockdown, Jitske Kramer wrote the management book ‘Work has Left the Building’, well known

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Workplace worries as lockdown lifts

26th of July 2021
Workplace worries as lockdown lifts

Danes worry about returning to work so can our sector live up to expectations asks Lotte Printz.

Like cows jumping for joy as they are released to grass for the first time in spring, Danes have rushed to test centres and gladly queued for hours (in some places) to obtain a negative Covid-19 test allowing access to restaurants, museums and gyms

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New environmental codes in Italy

21st of July 2021
New environmental codes in Italy

The advent of new environmental rules is bringing change to the sector in Italy, says Anna Garbagna.

With the introduction of the New CAMs (Minimal Environmental Criteria) following the Decree of the Ministry of the Environment in January, many changes have been introduced in the professional cleaning sector.

Their implications were addressed in

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How do we make home working secure?

8th of June 2021
How do we make home working secure?

The Covid vaccines rollout gives us hope for a strong global economic recovery following the pandemic … but will do nothing to rid the world of another toxic menace that has fed on people’s fears over the past year, writes Hartley Milner.

Fraudsters will have rubbed their hands with greedy anticipation when the world locked down early

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When art and cleaning meet

4th of June 2021
When art and cleaning meet

From Germany, Katja Scholz on a special art project being supported by cleaning professionals.

When an artist and experts in all things to do with contract cleaning cooperate with a common purpose, something exceptional can happen. In a current project in Germany’s capital city Berlin, this has a name: MaHalla – the work of an artist,

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