Sustainability - part of the tissue value chain

17th of February 2014
Sustainability - part of the tissue value chain

The tissue sector is taking significant steps in meeting the challenges of sustainability, said Roberto Berardi of the European Tissue Symposium (ETS) recently.

"When you work in an industry that relies on forests for its base material then you naturally think long term," he explained. "Business sustainability is a way of life in the European

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ISSA to launch CIMS certification in UK and Ireland

14th of February 2014
ISSA to launch CIMS certification in UK and Ireland

Cleaning industry association ISSA has chosen the UK and Republic of Ireland as the first two countries outside of the US in which to launch its Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS).

CIMS is a consensus-based management standard geared towards validating and improving the professionalism of cleaning service providers. It lays out a

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British Cleaning Council supports UK toilet map

13th of February 2014
British Cleaning Council supports UK toilet map

The British Cleaning Council has awarded a 12,000 euros grant to the British Toilet Association to support the development of a UK Toilet Map app for iPhone and Android platforms.

The UK Toilet Map is a response to the ever changing demographic of public toilet provision. Interactive and constantly updated, the app will allow users to identify

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GOJO buys Laboratoires Prodene Klint

12th of February 2014
GOJO buys Laboratoires Prodene Klint

GOJO Industries, leader in hand hygiene and skin health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Laboratoires Prodene Klint. Based in France it specialises in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products.

"We are pleased to welcome Prodene Klint to the GOJO family," said Mark Lerner, GOJO president and chief operating

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Singapore cleaning businesses to be licensed

11th of February 2014
Singapore cleaning businesses to be licensed

Cleaning businesses in Singapore will have to be licensed within five months of the Environmental Public Health (EPH) Amendment Bill coming into force. This is expected to happen in April.

The licensing regime will require cleaning companies to have mandatory written employment contracts, to provide training and to implement the Progressive Wage

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam celebrates 25th edition this May

10th of February 2014
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam celebrates 25th edition this May

Europe's largest event for the professional cleaning sector - ISSA/INTERCLEAN - takes place from May 6-9 in Amsterdam. And this year the organisers are promising the biggest show yet, as it celebrates its 25th edition.

“We are working on special ways to mark this great occasion and we promise you a festive 25th birthday event," said Rob den

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