Cleaning crews play key role in reopening UK university cities

3rd of July 2020
Cleaning crews play key role in reopening UK university cities

A rigorous cleaning regime including deep cleaning, hot washing, steam cleaning and sanitising all street furniture has been put in place in Oxford.

These are among a series of measures being rolled out to keep people safe in the UK university city as it reopens for business.

Cleaning crews employed by ODS - owned by Oxford City Council - kitted

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Refinishing flooring surfaces reduces carbon footprint, says report

2nd of July 2020
Refinishing flooring surfaces reduces carbon footprint, says report

Refinishing hardwood and resilient floors is more sustainable for the environment than replacing the flooring surfaces, according to a new report in Sweden.

The study, which was carried out by the IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute with input from Bona, states a 78 per cent carbon footprint reduction when refinishing rather than

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Please wash, and dry, your hands

1st of July 2020
Please wash, and dry, your hands

VSR’s John Griep on how crucial hand hygiene is.

Although everyone has an opinion about the measures to be taken to combat Coronavirus, luckily there is one body in the Netherlands offering clear guidelines: the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). Staff at this independent government body are working overtime to

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Clean smarter, not harder

30th of June 2020
Clean smarter, not harder

An event on digitalisation in the cleaning sector took place just before Denmark went into lockdown. This report from ECJ’s Danish reporter Lotte Printz.

All 100 attendees were welcomed personally with a handshake when RENT Digitalt (Clean Digitally or Pure Digital, in translation), a one-day conference on digitalisation in the cleaning

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Marketing and Technology Summit to be held for cleaning and hygiene sector

29th of June 2020
Marketing and Technology Summit to be held for cleaning and hygiene sector

A new one-day event specifically for marketing professionals, senior leaders, owners and influencers in the cleaning, hygiene and FM industries is being launched in 2021.

Organised by LaCerta, the Marketing and Technology Summit promises to be a full day of practical advice to help businesses develop their strategic marketing approach and adapt

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Cleaning industry bodies warn of profiteers cashing in on Coronavirus fears

29th of June 2020
Cleaning industry bodies warn of profiteers cashing in on Coronavirus fears

Cleaning sector trade bodies in the UK are warning the industry and the public to beware of possible profiteers cashing in on the Coronavirus situation.

As lockdown lifts, organisations need to clean and keep clean offices, shops, and all other public spaces. Demand for certain cleaning and hygiene products - hand and hard surface sanitisers,

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