Westminster rolls out electric street cleansing bikes

1st of November 2022
Westminster rolls out electric street cleansing bikes

In London, waste management services provider Veolia has rolled out a fleet of electric street cleansing bikes in partnership with Westminster City Council.

The set of 14 new bikes are an addition to the extensive Westminster fleet of over 60 electric street cleansing and collections vehicles.

Using a bike in replacement of a diesel vehicle not

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Dynamic Code enters partnership with ONE HUNDRED Restrooms

31st of October 2022
Dynamic Code enters partnership with ONE HUNDRED Restrooms

ONE HUNDRED Restrooms - the Dutch business that developed a new European concept for public washrooms in high traffic locations - has started a collaboration with Dynamic Code for the distribution of self-sampling tests.

This fits with the washroom specialist's model of offering not only hygienic toilets but also health and wellbeing

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Read the latest edition of ECJ online now

26th of October 2022
Read the latest edition of ECJ online now

You can now read the latest edition of ECJ on the website and via the app. Highlights include:

• Technology - transformation of the FM sector

• Sustainability - running out of energy

• Business - why has profit become a dirty word?

• Workforce wellbeing - a key part of the sustainability story

• Fresh air - what does

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Crime scene cleaning podcast

26th of October 2022
Crime scene cleaning podcast

Katja Scholz reports on a new podcast about crime scene cleaning being produced by BIV.

For well over 18 months now, the contract cleaning association BIV has been joining in the discussions - also in its ‘Glanzstück’ podcast – on politics and science, on skilled trades in particular or industry in general, on training,

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Recruitment - the biggest challenge

25th of October 2022
Recruitment - the biggest challenge

The sector must tackle the issue of attracting and retaining staff, says Lynn Webster in the UK.

A recent article in ECJ (June 2022) highlighted the issue we are now facing known as the ‘Great Resignation’, as we all adapt our lives to the changing emphasis of work/life balance.
Recruitment is regularly voiced as the greatest

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Inflation triggers wage increases

24th of October 2022
Inflation triggers wage increases

Christian Bouzols, ECJ correspondent in France, tell us about rising pressures on cleaning companies.

A new general wage increase of 2.9 per cent has been agreed in the cleaning sector, bringing to 5.5 per cent the total increases awarded for 2022. To this must be added a 27 per cent increase in the transport allowance given to cleaning workers.

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