Irish Contract Cleaning Association presents industry awards

8th of November 2018
Irish Contract Cleaning Association presents industry awards

The Irish Contract Cleaning Association (ICCA) presented its industry awards in Dublin recently.

There were over 250 cleaning professionals at the event, where chair Avril McCarthy acknowledged the vital role played in the industry by cleaning site operatives and supervisors.

The independently judged awards recognise service excellence in the

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Sustainability - the plastic peril

7th of November 2018
Sustainability - the plastic peril

Everyone is talking about plastics these days as the need to reduce the burden of waste becomes more pressing. But plastic is still one of the most widely-used packaging materials for cleaning products. Why is this the case? And what are manufacturers doing to reduce their plastics waste?

Europeans generate around 25 million tonnes of plastic

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From rollercoaster to restaurant

6th of November 2018
From rollercoaster to restaurant

German correspondent Alexandra Lachner on the cleaning of the country’s largest theme park.

To understand what a huge demand for cleaning there is in the Europa Park in Rust, we need only to think about the sanitary installations.  With 5.6 million visitors recorded in 2017, the team reporting to Heidi Schmidt, manager of cleaning

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Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners focus on military forces

5th of November 2018
Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners focus on military forces

In the UK, the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners held their annual Military Awards recently. These awards recognise the work of environmental health technicians (EHTs) from the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) and the RAF Environmental Health Cadre as well as the WCEC's affiliated cadet units.

The winners were:

Captain Stephanie Chase

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Killing bacteria.... or people?

2nd of November 2018
Killing bacteria.... or people?

In some businesses the ultimate cost of poor hygiene could be death. Yet, it takes convincing to change behaviour, says Lotte Printz in Denmark in her latest blog for ECJ.

Read it here

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Just two weeks to go until European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018!

1st of November 2018
Just two weeks to go until European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018!

It's just two weeks until the winners of the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards are announced at a gala dinner in Berlin on November 15. There's still time to book your ticket for the event.

Thirty-six leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors have made the shortlist across 10 categories.

The awards, which recognise

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