Vectair Systems campaigns for hygiene bins in mens toilets

11th of January 2016
Vectair Systems campaigns for hygiene bins in mens toilets

Vectair Systems in the UK is taking the lead in encouraging establishments to provide hygiene waste bins in men's toilets, by spreading the word about the issues associated with urinary incontinence.

The washroom systems specialist is taking inspiration from a recent initiative in Germany, led by the Federal Association of Prostate Self-Help

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Bosnians are sticklers for hand hygiene – but not so the Dutch

8th of January 2016
Bosnians are sticklers for hand hygiene – but not so the Dutch

The Dutch are the least likely nation in Europe to wash their hands with soap and water after using the toilet, according to a study.

And Bosnia & Herzegovina is the continent's most hygienic country with 96 per cent of the population claiming to automatically wash their hands after a bathroom visit.

In a Gallup International study, only

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ISSA and BSCAI explore opportunities in China

7th of January 2016
ISSA and BSCAI explore opportunities in China

Global cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the US, is partnering with the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) - which is also based in the US - to strengthen ties with the Chinese cleaning industry.

ISSA executive director John Barrett and BSCAI president Paul Greenland recently met with

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New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

6th of January 2016
New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

Infection rates in hospitals can be significantly reduced by using hydrogen peroxide vapour technology, according to a study published recently in the American Journal of Infection Control.

The paper byKim Horn MPH and Jonathan Otter PhD reports on the results of a study conducted from October 2010 to September 2013. The impact of the

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The luxury toilet paper that retails at €862

5th of January 2016
The luxury toilet paper that retails at €862

A cleansing, moisturising toilet tissue system that comes with its own holder is being sold for €862 by a Swiss luxury firm.

The paper is made from virgin new-growth fibres treated with glacier water from a Swiss mountain spring. It comes supplied with a cleanser and moisturiser to be sprayed on to each sheet before use. Also supplied is a

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Watchful eyes and a clean smell could reduce hospital infections

4th of January 2016
Watchful eyes and a clean smell could reduce hospital infections

A picture of a man's staring eyes and a clean, citrusy smell have been found to significantly boost hand hygiene in hospitals, according to a new study.

This discovery was made by a US-UK team who used insights from behavioural science in an attempt to improve hospital hand hygiene compliance.

The study was launched to address poor hand hygiene

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