European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards – and the winners are…!

30th of September 2016
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards – and the winners are…!

The winners of the inaugural European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - founded by ECJ - were announced at a glittering ceremony in Barcelona last night.

Finalists, industry leaders and sponsors gathered at the Majestic Hotel to celebrate and recognise the high standards of innovation and quality being achieved by cleaning industry companies. The

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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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Hygiene compliance: how to reduce the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections?

27th of September 2016
Hygiene compliance: how to reduce the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections?

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. She looks at the challenges of preventing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).

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90 per cent of Gurgaon state schools have no cleaners

27th of September 2016
90 per cent of Gurgaon state schools have no cleaners

For the last two years, most government primary schools in the district of Gurgaon in India have not had cleaning staff. As a result, schools have dirty premises and foul-smelling toilets - reports the Times of India.

Officials at the education department said almost 90 per cent of the district's government primary and middle schools do not have

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Glasgow hospital cleaners take on vital communications role

26th of September 2016
Glasgow hospital cleaners take on vital communications role

Glasgow hospital cleaners are being offered a valuable role that will enable them to communicate with vulnerable patients.

The cleaning staff are being trained in the use of body language, gestures, facial expressions, vocalisation and signing in a bid to communicate with patients who have difficulty speaking.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has

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China students must pay extra for 'excessive' toilet flushing

23rd of September 2016
China students must pay extra for 'excessive' toilet flushing

The flushing of toilets at a Chinese college is to be rationed in a bid to conserve water.

Students at the Kunming Health Vocational College in China's Yunnan province are each being allocated 3,000 litres of water per month. This is available on a preloaded card that must be swiped every time they use the toilet. And if they exceed their quota,

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