Hand hygiene campaigns are cost-effective – study

2nd of May 2014
Hand hygiene campaigns are cost-effective – study

Hand hygiene programmes are financially feasible - and their implementation costs are relatively low compared with the savings that can be made.

These were the conclusions reached by an economics expert at a recent hand hygiene conference in London.

Joy Townsend, emeritus professor of economics and primary care at the London School of Hygiene

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Sustainability - good for business

2nd of May 2014
Sustainability - good for business

The French cleaning industry is discovering that sustainability policies can result in benefits to the bottom line, reports Christian Bouzols.

The French cleaning industry is finding ways to make environmental protection tie in with savings. After all, companies are faced with constantly changing regulations, rises in the cost of fuel, climate

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The dangerous germs lurking at the supermarket

1st of May 2014
The dangerous germs lurking at the supermarket

Raw chicken, meat packaging, trolleys and 'bags for life' at the supermarket are a breeding ground for germs such as E.coli and Campylobacter, according to a leading health and safety consultant.

Speaking at a recent hand washing conference, Dr Lisa Ackerley came up with a number of suggestions to alleviate the risks of supermarket

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Tork launches podcast on the future of the industry

1st of May 2014
Tork launches podcast on the future of the industry

Hygiene products supplier Tork has launched a podcast which discusses the future of the facility service and cleaning industry. Featuring Andreas Lill of the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) and Kenth Kaerhoeg of ISS, it discusses the key challenges being faced.

The Future of the Facility Service Industry lasts for 30 minutes

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The toilets that can send out text messages

30th of April 2014
The toilets that can send out text messages

Public lavatories that send out text messages to cleaning staff when the toilet paper is running out are being mooted in parts of the UK.

The toilets, earmarked for towns in south Norfolk, will also be self-cleaning.

Councillors are considering installing the high-tech washrooms in a bid to improve cleanliness and reduce maintenance. The floors

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ISSA organises ISSA/INTERCLEAN seminar programme

29th of April 2014
ISSA organises ISSA/INTERCLEAN seminar programme

The cleaning industry association ISSA has compiled a varied and comprehensive seminar programme which will take place during the course of ISSA/INTERCLEAN.

Industry Women's Forum
Wednesday May 7: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Sponsored by Sealed Air Corp. Members: 25 euros / Non-members: 50 euros
Women make a major contribution to our industry, from

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