Polaroll - a toilet tissue dispenser shaped like a Polaroid camera

20th of December 2013
Polaroll - a toilet tissue dispenser shaped like a Polaroid camera

If you're still looking for that special last-minute Christmas present for the person in your life who has everything, look no further than the Polaroll.

What's a Polaroll? It's a toilet tissue dispenser shaped like a Polaroid SX-70 One Step White/Rainbow camera.

The dispenser can be fixed to the wall just like any other but instead of film this

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France's bid to fight against low-cost workers

20th of December 2013
France's bid to fight against low-cost workers

The French government is seeking support from fellow EU member states to tackle social dumping by revising the EU posted workers directive. However its efforts are meeting opposition from the UK and countries of eastern Europe.

France wants to tackle the problem of 'posted workers' who are sent to another EU country on a temporary basis, often at

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Amsterdam streets cleaned by alcoholics

19th of December 2013
Amsterdam streets cleaned by alcoholics

A new project in Amsterdam aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour sees alcoholics being hired to clean the city's streets. Their salary - five cans of beer, tobacco and just under 10 euros a day.

The new recruits start work at 9am and finish around 3pm - they are split into two teams of around 10 and work three days a week. The project is run by

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN America award winners

18th of December 2013

The recent ISSA/INTERCLEAN America exhibition in Las Vegas saw the presentation of this year's ISSA Innovation Awards. The 2013 competition attracted 43 entries in five categories: Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services and Technology, and Supplies.

The winners were Clorox for its Clorox Urine Remover; SCA for the Tork Xpress Countertop

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Spanish cleaning companies fall victim to late payment by government

17th of December 2013
Spanish cleaning companies fall victim to late payment by government

Public administrations in Spain owe a total of 632.9 million euros to cleaning companies that are members of the Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (ASPEL) - and late payment has increased by 68 per cent over the last year.

According to data gathered by ASPEL autonomous communities are the administrations owing the largest amount,

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam sets up steam cleaning pavilion

16th of December 2013
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam sets up steam cleaning pavilion

ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam in May of next year will feature a dedicated steam cleaning pavilion for the first time, the organisers have announced. This means steam cleaning equipment manufacturers will be positioned together in order to enable visitors to better plan their visit.

"The steam cleaning sector has rapidly developed in recent years,

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