Loo with a view - China's first all-glass toilet

4th of October 2016
Loo with a view - China's first all-glass toilet

A city in China's southern Hunan province is hoping to encourage tourists to visit its countryside with the opening of transparent public toilets.

The loos, located on top of trees near Shiyan Lake in Changsha, offer spectacular views of the forest below - and also of fellow toilet users.

According to sources, walls that separate the cubicles -

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Cleaning - maybe a wise career choice

4th of October 2016
Cleaning - maybe a wise career choice

Cleaning is not considered the hottest job on a CV. But it may be a wise career choice - says ECJ’s Danish correspondent Lotte Printz.

September marks the beginning of an academic year. A record-breaking number of students start university studies in Denmark where vocational education has been struggling in recent years to attract

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards – and the winners are…!

30th of September 2016
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards – and the winners are…!

The winners of the inaugural European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - founded by ECJ - were announced at a glittering ceremony in Barcelona last week.

Finalists, industry leaders and sponsors gathered at the Majestic Hotel to celebrate and recognise the high standards of innovation and quality being achieved by cleaning industry companies. The

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Paris’ elite cleaning unit

29th of September 2016
Paris’ elite cleaning unit

French ECJ correspondent Christian Bouzols reports on a special cleaning team that takes care of exceptional operations in Paris.

It is 6.30 on a Thursday morning in Paris. Four police coaches are keeping watch on the Place de la République in Paris. Another event, called Nuit Debout, bringing hundreds of Parisians together to discuss the

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Hygiene compliance: how to reduce the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections?

27th of September 2016
Hygiene compliance: how to reduce the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections?

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. She looks at the challenges of preventing hospital-acquired infections (HAIs).

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90 per cent of Gurgaon state schools have no cleaners

27th of September 2016
90 per cent of Gurgaon state schools have no cleaners

For the last two years, most government primary schools in the district of Gurgaon in India have not had cleaning staff. As a result, schools have dirty premises and foul-smelling toilets - reports the Times of India.

Officials at the education department said almost 90 per cent of the district's government primary and middle schools do not have

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