Indonesians hold ‘design a toilet’ competition

20th of December 2016
Indonesians hold ‘design a toilet’ competition

Indonesian people are being given a challenge: design a public toilet.

The gauntlet has been thrown down by the Indonesian Toilet Association which aims promote healthier and more environmentally-focused public facilities.

According to a recent Water Aid study Indonesia comes second only to India in terms of numbers of people who defecate in the

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ISS Germany launches catering app for customers

19th of December 2016
ISS Germany launches catering app for customers

Facilities service provider ISS Germany has launched a catering app, 'ISS Frisch', to improve clients' dining experiences. The app allows users to view menus, customise meal planning by adding food preferences, and give the chef feedback on the food.

The app was launched earlier this year and has now been rolled out at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2018 expands floor space

16th of December 2016
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2018 expands floor space

The next ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam, which takes place from May 10-14 2018, will occupy 12 halls of the RAI in Amsterdam for the first time.

"The fact that the floor space is already 85 per cent sold as of late November 2016, and is expected to sell out within weeks, confirms that it was the correct decision to expand the show and represents a

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Click for cleaning tips

15th of December 2016
Click for cleaning tips

It seems quite simple, but exploiting the power of social media takes some elbow grease. ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz reports from Denmark.

Back in the 1950s – when television was not yet a household item and being a housewife was the most common occupation for women in Denmark – the Danish radio broadcaster offered housewives the

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NHS hospitals win extra cash to fight superbugs such as E.coli

14th of December 2016
NHS hospitals win extra cash to fight superbugs such as E.coli

Extra funds are to be pumped into the NHS to help UK hospitals tackle the current superbug crisis.

The €53.8 million cash injection will be shared among the nation's hospitals in a bid to reduce infection rates. And the Government plans to improve transparency by forcing hospitals to publish staff hand hygiene figures.

According to the

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European collaboration leads to toilet paper made out of milk

13th of December 2016
European collaboration leads to toilet paper made out of milk

A premium-priced toilet roll made from waste milk will be hitting Italian supermarket shelves this winter.

Carezza di Latte - which translates as "milk caress" - is a collaboration between German fabric innovator Qmilk and Italian tissue company Lucart. The product will be made from waste milk that cannot be sold, perhaps because a cow has been

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