The long fight against illiteracy

20th of December 2017
The long fight against illiteracy

The French federation of cleaning companies (FEP) is actively involved in national initiatives tackling illiteracy, writes ECJ correspondent Christian Bouzols in his latest report.

The French federation of cleaning companies (FEP) recently took part in the annual days of action against illiteracy organised by the National campaign against

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Community project to remove ‘graffiti’ backfires

19th of December 2017
Community project to remove ‘graffiti’ backfires

City workers who removed "graffiti" from a wall in Tampa, Florida, were horrified to discover that the mural was in fact an authorised work of art.

The wall had been painted by artist Catherine Thomas with the help of young local residents including 12-year-old Aida Castelli.

"It was meant to bring the community together and slow people down at

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How to clean the Taj Mahal dome?

18th of December 2017
How to clean the Taj Mahal dome?

Authorities in India are working to devise a way for workers to scale the Taj Mahal's delicate dome as they complete the first thorough cleaning of the World Heritage site since it was built 369 years ago.

Work on the mausoleum is almost finished, after starting in 2015. The team has been using a natural mud paste called fuller's earth to remove

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New robot puts an end to manual toilet cleaning?

15th of December 2017
New robot puts an end to manual toilet cleaning?

Manual toilet cleaning may be a thing of the past with the advent of the robot to help with this most undesirable of tasks. In the consumer sector new SpinX promises to sanitise both the bowl and seat automatically in 90 seconds.

SpinX puts a robotic brush into the toilet itself, which means you no longer have to scrub manually. The existing

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Technology and sustainability key drivers of the UK Contract Cleaning market

14th of December 2017
Technology and sustainability key drivers of the UK Contract Cleaning market

A new study into the UK's contract cleaning market reports that the drive towards more sustainable cleaning practices has become an important issue within the industry, with clients demanding more sustainable practices from contract cleaning companies.

it also highlights the use of technology in driving progress in performance and efficiency. The

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Diversey to acquire diamond cleaning pads manufacturer Twister

13th of December 2017
Diversey to acquire diamond cleaning pads manufacturer Twister

Diversey has entered into an agreement to acquire Twister Holding AB and its assets for an undisclosed amount from private equity firm Polaris.

Headquartered in Söderköping, Sweden Twister is a patented system for daily floor cleaning using floor pads impregnated with billions of microscopic diamonds which clean and polish the floor

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