Air-cleaning billboards erected in London

25th of April 2017
Air-cleaning billboards erected in London

A pollution-busting advertising banner has appeared in London's Leicester Square.

The billboard, which incorporates an air-cleaning substance called The Breath, is claimed to be able to reverse the emission effects of more than 13,000 cars a year.

Invented in Italy by Anemotech, The Breath uses nano-molecules to remove nitrous oxides, sulphur

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ISSA Innovation Awards open

24th of April 2017
ISSA Innovation Awards open

The ISSA Innovation Awards, which will be presented during the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Las Vegas this September, are now open for entries.

There are five categories: Cleaning Agents; Dispensers; Equipment; Services and Technology; and Supplies and Accessories. The winners are decided by distributors, building service

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Platforms for social media

21st of April 2017
Platforms for social media

Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management, continues her series of exclusive blogs about social media for the ECJ website. Here she offers advice on the different platforms that can be used.

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Use of nanosilver should be limited – report

21st of April 2017
Use of nanosilver should be limited – report

Alarm bells should be ringing about the increasing use of nanosilver to create antimicrobial products, claim researchers at Sydney's University of Technology.

They warn that the presence of nanosilver - which is used to coat medical items such as wound dressings and catheters - has the potential to cause antimicrobial resistance.

Besides its use

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Cleaning London's Design Museum - watch the ECTV video feature

20th of April 2017
Cleaning London's Design Museum - watch the ECTV video feature

ECJ's online news programme, EC Television, now features an extended version of its special report on London's Design Museum.

We speak to managers from contractor Julius Rutherfoord about the particular challenges of taking care of such an iconic building, which is open to visitors all year.

Watch it here

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UK exhibition sees growth in visitors

19th of April 2017
UK exhibition sees growth in visitors

The Cleaning Show, the UK's professional cleaning exhibition, took place in London recently. Organisers say there was a five per cent increase in overall visitor numbers, to 5,767, and nine per cent more international visitors.

Alongside the show was a seminar programme, which attracted over 1,000 delegates, and the presentation of the Cleaning

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