A total of 170 street cleaners and waste management staff were deployed to clean up after London's Notting Hill carnival at the weekend.
In an efficient seven-hour operation around 200 tonnes of waste was removed from the carnival route. Discarded items included papier mâché dragons, inflatable palm trees and broken samba drums as
Taking place in Paris from October 26-27 is the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit, the theme of which is practical approaches to addressing the impacts of cleaning products. Professor Dr Michael Braungart, co-founder of the Cradle-To-Cradle (C2C) design approach, starts the conference programme with a keynote entitled ‘Re-thinking
At least 31 Dutch restaurants with a Michelin star have been reprimanded by food safety inspectors since 2012, according to researchers at broadcasting group KRO-NCRV.
The researchers used freedom of information legislation to find out about the confidential inspection reports, says DutchNews.nl.Since 2012, 79 of the Netherlands' 106 restaurants
Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here she explains that business leaders must adopt sustainable practices not as a means to raise reputation, but to ensure their business's longevity.
Sodexo has become the first FM provider in the UK to have its waste management training programme accredited by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management (CIWM). The waste industry body has accredited the Sodexo Waste Management Gold Module Award for the next three years.
The programme comprises three stages - bronze, silver and gold - and is
Cleaning industry association ISSA has now opened the online voting for its 2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program at www.issa.com/vote. The winners will be featured at the forthcoming ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Chicago, USA from October 25-28.
Entries are divided into five categories: Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services