Pocket-sized robot will keep your personal space clean

6th of March 2019
Pocket-sized robot will keep your personal space clean

A patent-pending robot has been developed in the US to sanitise and disinfect hotel surfaces.

The pocket-sized CleanseBot from Ventur Studio will run for four hours before requiring a charge. It is equipped with four UV-C lamps and its manufacturers say it is capable of killing 99.99 per cent of germs, bacteria and dust mites.

The device was

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FMA UK joins forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against Plastic

4th of March 2019
FMA UK joins forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against Plastic

With over 12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals, it is estimated that by 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in our seas. Humans produce nearly 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, half of which is for single use.

Society is more aware of the urgency needed in

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EFCI to hold one-day June conference in Brussels

28th of February 2019
EFCI to hold one-day June conference in Brussels

The European Cleaning and Facility Services Industry (EFCI), the federation of the European national associations of the cleaning and facility services sector, is to hold a one-day conference on June 28 in Brussels. The theme: "Cleaning and Facility Services: shaping the industry for the future".

In four different panels, speakers and delegates

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Hand hygiene compliance improves during Dutch 'competition'

26th of February 2019
Hand hygiene compliance improves during Dutch 'competition'

Overall hand hygiene compliance increased during a two-year "friendly competition" in the Netherlands in which staff at 10 healthcare facilities were observed and ranked based on their compliance, according to researchers.Hand hygiene among health care workers is generally poor and many studies have assessed different interventions to improve

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GOJO launches winter wellness website

22nd of February 2019
GOJO launches winter wellness website

Skin health and surface hygiene specialist GOJO Industries-Europe has developed a winter wellness website in a bit to boost wellness and lessen the impact of seasonal viruses.

The microsite, available to view in eight languages - English, French, German, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Polish and Romanian - features advice, blogs and downloadable

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 open for entries

20th of February 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 open for entries

The annual European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 are now open for entries from service providers, manufacturers and distributors across Europe.

The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning industry, are the only pan-European awards for the sector and are organised by European Cleaning Journal (ECJ).

This

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