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An increased use of hand sanitisers over recent years is having a knock-on effect on our lakes and rivers, according to a recent study.
Scientists at Arizona State University claim that ingredients from hand sanitisers are filtering into water reserves with a potential impact on the environment, wildlife and people.
US researchers analysed fresh
The Sofidel Group, tissue manufacturer with its headquarters in Italy, has bought the the US company Cellynne Holdings, a well established name in the away-from-home market there.
Cellynne has production facilities in Florida, Nevada and Wisconsin with a capacity of over 70,000 tonnes per year. The Sofidel Group now has a total annual production
A system has been developed by Israeli startup company Hyginex to help reduce the risk of cross contamination around hospitals and other healthcare sites. Digtial bracelets work alongside sensor-embedded soap dispensers to detect if the user has washed their hands properly.
The non-intrusive bracelet has a tiny red LED light to also remind the
Service&Supply, an exhibition for the professional cleaning industry in Sweden, takes place in Stockholm from October 24-25.
The show is split into two areas - Clean and Facility. There will be around 80 exhibitors and alongside the show there will be a series of debates, forums and conferences.
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The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition ad convention takes place in Chicago, USA from October 16-19, centred around the theme 'Reimagine Clean'.
Industry association ISSA's director of industry outreach Dianna Steinbach explained: "ISSA has made a commitment to help its members change the playing field. The only way to break out of the
Microsoft co-founder turned global philanthropist Bill Gates has launched his search for a new toilet better suited to developing countries.
The charitable foundation founded by Gates and his wife held a Reinvent the Toilet Fair in Seattle, USA last week and awarded prizes for promising innovations.
"Toilets are extremely important for public