Cleaning in the Digital World - smart city of 2040

26th of October 2016
Cleaning in the Digital World - smart city of 2040

The cleaning sector, as we all recognise, is a down-to-earth one and is slow to adopt new technologies. But if we look ahead to the future with a focus on how customer requirements will develop, we can be a little more visionary. Marco Cardinale, head of product management floor care at Kärcher - which is leading the way in the industry with

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Read ECJ October edition online now!

24th of October 2016
Read ECJ October edition online now!

The October edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Highlights include:

• Sustainability - saving water

• After the referendum - the implications of Brexit

• Meeting your match - making a company acquisition

• Keeping down costs - care of hard floors

Read it here

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Cleaning up in the air at Tokyo Skytree

24th of October 2016
Cleaning up in the air at Tokyo Skytree

Cleaning – a job that doesn’t come with excitement and adrenaline? Well, think again, because the cleaners of Tokyo Skytree start their first day at work full of adrenaline. They are tasked with cleaning the windows of the second highest building in the world. Bobbie van der List met two of their cleaners to find out what drives them,

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Will ‘Stop the Germs!’ be a Christmas stocking hit this Christmas?

21st of October 2016
Will ‘Stop the Germs!’ be a Christmas stocking hit this Christmas?

Two US entrepreneurs have devised a tabletop game designed to heighten awareness of the ease with which germs are spread.

Stop the Germs! is packaged in a portable prescription pill bottle and consists of 30 tiles, two reference sheets and instructions. Two players take it in turns to place, flip and move their tiles adjacent to one another.

The

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Sealed Air announces plan to pursue spin-off of Diversey Care

20th of October 2016
Sealed Air announces plan to pursue spin-off of Diversey Care

Sealed Air Corporation has announced a plan to pursue the spin-off of its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division (together "New Diversey"), while the remaining Sealed Air business ("New Sealed Air") will continue as an independent public company.

Under the plan, if it goes ahead, Sealed

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Obama passes law for US male toilets to be equipped with baby change

19th of October 2016
Obama passes law for US male toilets to be equipped with baby change

Male toilets in public buildings in the US must now have baby changing facilities, after a new law was signed by President Barack Obama.

Both male and female bathrooms should have a "physically safe, sanitary and appropriate" place to change a nappy.

Known as the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation (BABIES) Act, it was first raised back in

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