Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

18th of November 2021
Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

An increase in health awareness is expected to drive the global washroom hygiene market over the coming years. Koen van den Braak, global marketing and sales director at FoOom Advanced Dispensing, takes a look at how current trends and challenges may affect the dispenser sector.

My ideal experience would be to enter a restaurant and the first

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Ecoserv diversifies with €4.13 million Cooltech acquisition

17th of November 2021
Ecoserv diversifies with €4.13 million Cooltech acquisition

In the UK, Ecoserv Group has completed the purchase of Cooltech Environmental Engineering Ltd in a €4.13 million deal. The acquisition of the maintenance specialist is the first since Ecoserv rebranded from Ecocleen and announced its plans to become a multi-service facilities management business.

"The acquisition will allow us to diversify

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Pubs spray their toilets with 'anti-cocaine' spray

16th of November 2021
Pubs spray their toilets with 'anti-cocaine' spray

UK pubs are spraying their washrooms with an invisible film claimed to prevent people from taking drugs.

Described as a non-toxic mixture of resins and surfactants, the Blokit spray is being used to coat washroom surfaces such as toilet cisterns and baby changing tables. According to the manufacturers the spray spoils the cocaine, dramatically

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Chartered in cleaning

15th of November 2021
Chartered in cleaning

Cleaning professionals can now achieve chartered status, as Lynn Webster in the UK explains.

We are all proud to acknowledge the professionalism of our industry. It is exciting to see many avenues being promoted for the upskilling and recognition of our workforce.

Until now what has been missing is the acknowledgement of our status in terms of

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London cleaners get on their bikes to clean Soho’s streets

12th of November 2021
London cleaners get on their bikes to clean Soho’s streets

London's Westminster City Council is going green by introducing electric vehicles and deploying cleaners on bikes to clear up messy streets.

The cleaners' electric bikes are equipped with jet sprays and brooms and have wheelie bins attached to the back to accommodate rubbish. The bikes are part of a new 60-vehicle electric fleet being rolled out

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Lifebuoy teaches the world to hand-wash in virtual classroom

12th of November 2021
Lifebuoy teaches the world to hand-wash in virtual classroom

Global soap brand Lifebuoy brought together teachers, parents and children in a huge hand hygiene event held to mark Global HandWashing Day recently.

Lifebuoy billed the event as the world's largest virtual classroom where the importance of hand washing with soap was the main topic. And the brand is submitting this claim to Guinness World Records

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