London 'studio' room for rent - with the toilet in a cupboard!

9th of June 2016
London 'studio' room for rent - with the toilet in a cupboard!

If further proof were needed that London property prices have gone too far, how about the 'studio' flat in the north of the city that may well have the most unusually-placed toilet in the UK capital.

Billed as a "newly refurbished single studio", it transpires the room is actually in a shared house.

But the room contains everything a single

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Indian institute invents self-cleaning cloth

8th of June 2016
Indian institute invents self-cleaning cloth

Scientists in India have invented a substance they claim can make clothing stain-proof.

The substance uses nano-particles of titanium dioxide which, when mixed with an alcohol-like substance and sprayed on to clean clothes, is said to be an effective stain remover.

The technology has been developed by the Facilitation Centre for Industrial

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Sniffing out the fragrances in cleaning products - take part in our ECJ survey

7th of June 2016
Sniffing out the fragrances in cleaning products - take part in our ECJ survey

European Cleaning Journal (ECJ) has got together with trade association IFRA UK to survey readers who are manufacturers of cleaning, washroom, air-care and other fragranced goods. The aim - to find out more about attitudes to the use of fragrance.

Fragrance is one of the most important yet invisible ingredients in our lives. Whether in our homes,

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Cleaning machines - buy or rent?

7th of June 2016
Cleaning machines - buy or rent?

For any operation offering professional cleaning services, the management of its equipment can present numerous headaches – including downtime, maintenance and repair, compliance and replacement. The traditional route chosen by many service providers has been straightforward purchase. However a different option is becoming increasingly

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European Federation of Cleaning Industries confirmed as trade partner of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016

6th of June 2016
European Federation of Cleaning Industries confirmed as trade partner of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016

The European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) is giving its support to the inaugural European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards by becoming the official trade partner. As such, EFCI is now calling on all professionals in the industry to submit an entry, book their place at the conference and join them in Barcelona this September.

There are

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Japan’s cleaning sprinters

6th of June 2016
Japan’s cleaning sprinters

If you have ever visited Tokyo you probably noticed how clean the city is. This is not surprising in a country where cleaning has historically been considered an important part of the culture. To better understand the importance of the cleaning industry, Bobbie van der List - writing exclusively for ECJ -  followed the cleaners of SMT, the

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