Litter disposal and accumulation is one of the fastest growing threats of the future, with 6.4 million tons of litter entering the oceans annually and a further 14 million tons collected from the streets of Europe every year. The new European Litter Prevention Association has established a number of activities, with the aim of achieving a
Cleaning companies operating on Spanish public sector contracts are waiting up to eight months to receive payment of their invoices. That's according to latest data for 2015 compiled by the Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel).
The debt owed to Aspel companies by public administrations came to €518.9 million in 2015, a 16
Scientists are warning that microfibre products are becoming an ecological concern in freshwater systems.
They claim that the tiny synthetic fibres from microfibre products could prove as much of an issue as microbeads.
Microbeads are microscopic abrasive balls that have an exfoliating action and are present in many cosmetic and cleaning
UK-based facilities management company Mitie has rebranded its cleaning business, Environmental+, to Clean Environments. This, the company says, better reflects the increasing number of services it delivers and the sectors in which it operates.
These have grown to include contract cleaning, food hygiene, window cleaning, technical and industrial
Walls on which graffiti artists are permitted to paint are being introduced in Oxford in a bid to reduce vandalism in the city.
The new approach was prompted by the jailing of high-profile graffiti artist Charlie Silver last year. This led to an increase of nearly 400 per cent in the number of graffiti incidents reported in the city, according to
The deadline for entries in the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - the pan-European awards programme launched by ECJ - has been extended to June 8. So now is the time to share your success stories and book your place at the inaugural awards ceremony in Barcelona on September 29.
The value of an accolade of this magnitude is immeasurable to