Public washrooms are less germy than we think

7th of April 2016
Public washrooms are less germy than we think

Public washrooms are no more 'germy' than the average toilet at home, according to experts.

And lavatories are less-than-ideal breeding grounds for bacteria which means that most die off quickly in any case. These were among the findings of a US study published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

"The restroom isn't that

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Anticipation builds for ISSA/INTERCLEAN

6th of April 2016
Anticipation builds for ISSA/INTERCLEAN

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He looks forward to the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam exhibition next month.

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Liverpool men play video games in the gents' toilets

5th of April 2016
Liverpool men play video games in the gents' toilets

Two Liverpool nightclubs have introduced pee-to-play video games in their gents' toilets. Male customers at Level and Fusion can try their luck on ‘hands-free' video games including skiing, penalty shootouts, racing, cricket and quizzes.

Sensors on the urinal detect the position of the man's stream, and are linked up to a digital screen at

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Zenith Hygiene Group named one of Britain’s most inspiring companies

4th of April 2016
Zenith Hygiene Group named one of Britain’s most inspiring companies

Cleaning chemicals manufacturer and supplier Zenith Hygiene Group, based in the UK, has been named as one of the ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain' in the third edition of a report by the London Stock Exchange.

In order to be considered for the list businesses needed to demonstrate not only positive growth in revenues over the last four

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Sri Lankan cricketers spread awareness about hand washing

1st of April 2016
Sri Lankan cricketers spread awareness about hand washing

Members of the Sri Lankan cricket team have been spreading the word about hand washing to young people in India where they are taking part in the World T20 tournament.

The team demonstrated the five steps to hand washing and its importance in halting the spread of diarrhoea at a hand washing clinic at Jadavpur University's Salt Lake campus.

They

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Hot tips for entering European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

31st of March 2016
Hot tips for entering European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

Entry for the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - the pan-European awards programme launched by ECJ - is now open. And to help you with your entry, there's a new Hot Tips booklet that can be downloaded from the website.

The European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards will celebrate excellence across all parts of the sector, with the inaugural

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