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
Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here she discusses the importance of acknowledging success at awards ceremonies, whilst also explaining why winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
Cleaner wins €13,000 payout after developing dermatitis when bosses refused to provide rubber gloves1st of June 2016
A cleaner in the UK who was left with skin hanging off her hands has received more than €13,000 in compensation after her former employer told her she would have ‘to live with' debilitating condition contact dermatitis.
Susan Davies developed the condition after using an abrasive solvent cleaner while working for L&T Cleaning
A device that can measure odour levels in the loo has been successfully trialled in public washrooms in Singapore.
The Restroom Visitilizer System is claimed to be able to improve cleaning efficiency and reduce labour costs.
The system, developed by engineers from Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, uses sensors to assess
Litter disposal and accumulation is one of the fastest growing threats of the future, with 6.4 million tons of litter entering the oceans annually and a further 14 million tons collected from the streets of Europe every year. The new European Litter Prevention Association has established a number of activities, with the aim of achieving a
Cleaning companies operating on Spanish public sector contracts are waiting up to eight months to receive payment of their invoices. That's according to latest data for 2015 compiled by the Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel).
The debt owed to Aspel companies by public administrations came to €518.9 million in 2015, a 16