Urinal video games: coming soon to a toilet near you?

15th of May 2013
Urinal video games: coming soon to a toilet near you?

Urinal video games are currently entertaining male washroom visitors at a US baseball stadium.

Each urinal at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs stadium in Pennsylvania features an individual screen that automatically senses when a man walks up to it. The urine stream begins the game and patented technology interprets elements of the stream while also

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Cleaning on a new level

14th of May 2013
Cleaning on a new level

German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh brings news of latest sustainability initiatives in the sector.

It is hard for ‘sustainability’. It is a nice little word, no doubt, neither a beauty, nor a monster. However it has to compete with terms like ‘economy’, ‘growth’, ‘maintenance free’,

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Americo acquires strategic assets of Glit/Microtron

14th of May 2013
Americo acquires strategic assets of Glit/Microtron

Just weeks after the announcement by Continental Commercial Products that it was closing the Glit/Microtron floor pad manufacturing plant in Georgia, USA, Americo has acquired the strategic assets of the company.

The purchase included equipment and inventory as well as formulations for all products produced in the Glit/Microtron facility. Americo

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Read ECJ April/May edition online now!

13th of May 2013
Read ECJ April/May edition online now!

The April/May edition of ECJ is now online.

Special features include washroom hygiene, a history of street cleaning, Spanish cleaning industry focus, crime scene cleaning and preview to the Pulire exhibition.

Click here to read it now

 

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Sustainable contracts

13th of May 2013
Sustainable contracts

Italian correspondent Anna Garbagna reports from a recent round table in Rome for the cleaning sector.

The round table Environmental Criteria in Cleaning Services – Comparing Experiences took place recently in Rome - organised by cleaning association ANIP at the suggestion of the Ministry of Environment, as part of the programme for

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Emissions initiative

13th of May 2013
Emissions initiative

The French cleaning sector has launched an operation against greenhouse gas emissions - reports Christian Bouzols, ECJ’s correspondent.

CarbonArtik sounds like a tortuous name, but in fact it’s a real innovation. Indeed, it’s the first industrial platform to have been launched to fight greenhouse gas emissions and is a

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