Cleaning products summit focuses on sustainable development

8th of August 2017
Cleaning products summit focuses on sustainable development

The fourth edition of the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit will take place in Paris from November 8-9. This year's event will feature bio-based surfactants, ethical labels, green formulations, and marketing developments.

The summit will also discussapproaches to reduce impacts of cleaning products by the use of green materials and

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Should surgeons operate naked to prevent the spread of germs?

7th of August 2017
Should surgeons operate naked to prevent the spread of germs?

Naked surgeons shed significantly less bacteria than those wearing scrubs, according to research.

And in another challenge to conventional practice, scientists have discovered there is little difference between surgeons operating in their normal clothes rather than in surgical gowns.

These claims were made based on existing research rather than

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Should handshakes be banned due to hygiene concerns?

4th of August 2017
Should handshakes be banned due to hygiene concerns?

Doctors in the USA and the UK are considering handshake bans in a bid to reduce hospital infections, some of which are resistant to antibiotics.

Others, however, say handshaking in the general community is fairly safe as long as people regularly wash their hands.

This traditional method of greeting has already been banned in two neonatal

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Dr Ilham Kadri named president and ceo of Diversey under new ownership

3rd of August 2017
Dr Ilham Kadri named president and ceo of Diversey under new ownership

Dr Ilham Kadri has been appointed to serve as president and chief executive officer of Diversey. The company is in the process of being acquired from Sealed Air Corporation by Bain Capital Private Equity. The sale is expected to complete in September 2017.

Kadri joined Sealed Air in early 2013 as the president of the Diversey Care business. The

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Engineers design robotic gripper for cleaning up space debris

2nd of August 2017
Engineers design robotic gripper for cleaning up space debris

Researchers at Stanford University and NASA in the USA have designed a new kind of robotic gripper to grab and dispose of space debris - as reported in Science Robotics magazine.

There are currently around 500,000 pieces of human-made debris whizzing around space, orbiting our planet at speeds up to 17,500 miles per hour. It poses a threat to

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OptiGroup buys Stadsing

1st of August 2017
OptiGroup buys Stadsing

In Denmark, OptiGroup - European business-to-business distributor of business essentials in facility solutions, packaging and safety solutions, printing and creative solutions and reseller solutions - has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Stadsing. Stadsing is a supplier of cleaning and hygiene products.

Headquartered in Aalborg, Stadsing

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