Top 40 UK cleaning 'sins' revealed

22nd of April 2015
Top 40 UK cleaning 'sins' revealed

MOULDY cups of tea, toothpaste-encrusted bathroom sinks and food rotting in the fridge are among the 'cleaning sins' committed by busy Brits, according to new research.

For example, six in 10 full-time workers consider themselves too busy to clean each week. One in eight hasn't vacuumed at all this year so far, a fifth never polish or dust their

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New ETS study analyses airborne microbe dispersal of hand drying methods

21st of April 2015
New ETS study analyses airborne microbe dispersal of hand drying methods

New research commissioned by the European Tissue Symposium (ETS) and carried out by the University of Westminster in the UK has concluded that drying hands with single-use towels shows a lower level of airborne microbe dispersal and contamination.

The study looked at the potential for microbial contamination from hand drying and the potential

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CMS organiser launches Purus Awards 2015

20th of April 2015
CMS organiser launches Purus Awards 2015

All manufacturers exhibiting at this year's CMS cleaning exhibition in Berlin are invited to enter the CMS Purus Awards for 2015.

There are five categories: Machines, Equipment, Washroom Hygiene, Management Systems and Software and Brand Communication. The judging panel will evaluate each entry on its design, function and innovation credentials -

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Sealed Air acquires Intellibot Robotics assets

16th of April 2015
Sealed Air acquires Intellibot Robotics assets

Diversey Care parent company Sealed Air has acquired certain assets of Intellibot Robotics, a US-based privately owned company specialising in the development of commercial floor cleaning robots.

The acquisition includes certain intellectual property, the manufacturing operations in Virginia as well as sales, production and engineering staff. The

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Cleaning duties 'not always clear' between nurses and domestics

16th of April 2015
Cleaning duties 'not always clear' between nurses and domestics

The issue of who is responsible for specific hospital cleaning tasks - nurses or domestic staff - is raising concerns at the National Health Service (NHS) Scotland.

NHS infection control inspectors say there is a lack of clarity between the cleaning responsibilities of nursing staff and cleaners. The Healthcare Environment Inspectorate is also

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SCA remains one of the world's most ethical companies

15th of April 2015
SCA remains one of the world's most ethical companies

SCA, manufacturer of Tork hand hygiene and tissue systems, has appeared in this year's World's Most Ethical Companies listing for the eighth year running. It was one of only three companies in the Forestry, Paper and Packaging category to appear.

"SCA places strong emphasis on corporate responsibility and we are honoured to be named one of the

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