New York's Guggenheim art museum has unveiled a fully functioning, 18-carat gold toilet, titled 'America', in one of its unisex washrooms.
Museum patrons are invited to use the golden throne, which is the creation of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, who reportedly stated the art is about economic inequality.
The museum said the toilet is a "a
The September edition of ECJ is now avaiable to read online. Highlights include:
• Horses for courses - horses are being used by one building services company in its management training
• Cleaning up in the air - tackling the world's second tallest building in Tokyo
• Room for improvement - the cleaning and disinfection
Cleaning businesses operating in Hungary have seen a severe labour shortage recently - explained Zoltán Paár, the head of cleaning industry association MATISZ, when he spoke to Hungarian news agency MTI.
Around 8,500 positions have been registered as unfilled at local employment offices throughout the country, Paár said,
The Bank of England in London’s Threadneedle Street is one of London’s most famous landmarks. Since 1828, when the current building was
Hospital patients in Venezuela are relying on visitors to bring vital hygiene supplies such as soap and water as the nation faces a major economic crisis.
A TV news report also revealed that hospitals have little running water to clean their filthy toilets and showers, and that staff have no access to cleaning products for use on wards.
Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. Following his last blog on August 8, he continues to examine the great imbalance between the importance of the cleaning sector, and how it is appreciated by the world