A Spanish town has come up with an ingenious way to keep its streets clean of dog mess - by sending the offending deposits back to the owners in an official box marked 'Lost Property'.
The council of Brunete, a small town near Madrid, launched the campaign to crack down on irresponsible dog owners.
During the course of a week a team of 20
Today is International Justice Day for Cleaners - a global day of action by cleaning staff at 36 major airports to raise the issues commonly related to cleaning workers: low pay, limited hours, health and safety, and temporary work.
International umbrella trades union organisation UNI is leading the initiative and has been encouraging its
A woman in China was lucky to escape injury this month when the public toilet she was using exploded.
The incident occurred when sparks from shoddy electrical wiring ignited the methane gas stored in the septic tank.
The woman was left unharmed due to the construction of the toilet, situated in the eastern coastal province of Zhejiang. China has
Around half of workers across Europe (51 per cent) perceive that work-related stress is common in their workplace, according to a pan-European opinion poll conducted on behalf of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).
Female workers are more likely than male workers to say that work-related stress is common (54 per cent
ISS, global facilities services provider based in Denmark, has completed the sale of its pest control businesses ISS in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland to Anticimex.
Group ceo Jeff Gravenhorst said on the sale: "The sale is a result of our continuing
The organisers of the CMS cleaning exhibition in Berlin this September will host an international conference there for the first time. The theme - Sustainable Competitiveness in the Cleaning Sector.
The event will run over two days of the exhibition - September 25 and 26 - with speakers from around the world presenting papers.
One of the