European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards open for entries

21st of September 2022
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards open for entries

European Cleaning Journal, the organiser of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards, is calling for service providers, manufacturers and distributors to share their success stories, as entries officially open for the 2023 event.

As the only pan-European awards for the sector, the event provides the opportunity for businesses and individuals

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Read the latest edition of ECJ online now

15th of September 2022
Read the latest edition of ECJ online now

The latest edition of ECJ is now available to read online or via the app.

Highlights include:

• The launch of the 2023 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

• Schools cleaning - learning the lessons of the pandemic

• Rocketing energy prices in Europe mean tough winter for business

• What modern washroom users

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Leaving the hands wet could be worse than not washing them, says expert

13th of September 2022
Leaving the hands wet could be worse than not washing them, says expert

Failing to dry one's hands after a trip to the toilet can actually be more harmful than not washing them at all, according to Swansea University microbiologist Dr David Webber.

He claims that 85 per cent of microbes are spread by people contaminating surfaces while their hands are still moist. And he describes people who fail to dry their hands

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ABM commits to suicide prevention

12th of September 2022
ABM commits to suicide prevention

Facility services provider ABM is lending its security expertise and experience to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The company is a founding member of the Security Consortium for Suicide Prevention (SCSP), which held a conference in London last month.

The SCSP is a network of security organisations in the public and private sector

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Half of healthcare facilities globally lack basic hygiene services: WHO, UNICEF

9th of September 2022
Half of healthcare facilities globally lack basic hygiene services: WHO, UNICEF

New estimates by WHO and UNICEF reveal that half of all healthcare facilities worldwide lack basic hygiene services.

This means around 688 million people globally are receiving care at facilities that offer no hygiene services at all, according to the latest Joint Monitoring Programme on hygiene.

"Hygiene facilities and practices in healthcare

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ISS to open new technology centre in Portugal

8th of September 2022
ISS to open new technology centre in Portugal

Multinational facilities services provider ISS is to open a new, dedicated software development centre in Porto, Portugal. This it says, marks another major milestone in its digital business transformation strategy.

The new ISS Tech Portugal will complement ISS's already established technology headquarters in Copenhagen and Warsaw.

The key focus

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