Toilet training posters for university students

7th of March 2012
Toilet training posters for university students

University students at a campus in the UK are being given toilet training after complaints about the state of the washrooms on their campus.

Bosses at Swansea University have put up signs instructing students how to use the toilets properly after some were found in a mess. They show images of both the correct and incorrect methods of use.

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Origins of our hygiene rituals

7th of March 2012
Origins of our hygiene rituals

In a new ECJ series of articles, we look at hygiene and cleanliness through the ages. When did we human beings become aware of our own personal cleanliness, and that of the world around us? And when did we discover that lack of hygiene could be dangerous, and sometimes fatal? In this first part, we start back in ancient times.

Brushing our teeth,

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Cradle to Cradle pioneer Braungart to speak at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

6th of March 2012
Cradle to Cradle pioneer Braungart to speak at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

A highlight of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition from May 8-11 will be the presentation of this year's Amsterdam Innovation Award, on the opening day of the show. Keynote speaker at the ceremony will be Prof Dr Michael Braungart, pioneer of the Cradle to Cradle concept of design.

Cradle to Cradle is a design concept based on nature - as in nature,

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Amsterdam Innovation Award finalists announced

1st of March 2012
Amsterdam Innovation Award finalists announced

The jury of the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam Innovation Award has selected the nine final nominees from a total of 71 entries. The overall winner, the category winners and visitors' choice winner of prize for the best innovation in the professional cleaning industry will be announced during a special ceremony on the opening day of the show -

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March 2 is European equal pay day

29th of February 2012
March 2 is European equal pay day

The second European Equal Pay day will take place this Friday, March 2 - in recognition of the fact that on average women have to work 62 days more to earn men's 2011 average annual pay. That's according to the latest gender pay gap figures from Eurostat and represents a difference of 17.1 per cent.

The European Commission has planned a number of

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Lamp claims to sanitise surfaces while traveling

28th of February 2012
Lamp claims to sanitise surfaces while traveling

A new pocket sanitiser developed in the US is claimed to be able to kill 99.9 per cent of the germs that cause colds, flu, e-coli and salmonella.

The Pocket Purifier can be used on a range of surfaces such as nappy-changing stations, hotel remote control units and chopping boards. Other applications include aeroplane washroom surfaces, children's

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