Tork sets up paper towel recycling scheme

8th of June 2017
Tork sets up paper towel recycling scheme

Used paper towels are being collected from washrooms and recycled into new tissue products under a scheme being trialled by by SCA.

The company has teamed up with various local partners to implement the scheme, which is being piloted in Germany and the Netherlands. Used Tork hand towels are collected from office washrooms and then recycled

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Shaded cleaning trolleys introduced in Qatar

7th of June 2017
Shaded cleaning trolleys introduced in Qatar

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's (MME) Public Cleaning Department in Qatar has introduced shaded cleaning trollies for its street operatives - reports Gulf Times.

The initiative is designed to protect them from the sun during summer and the lightweight trollies are considered to be the first of their kind.

Safar al-Shafi, director

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Diversey Care acquires Daylight Medical UVC Disinfection portfolio

6th of June 2017
Diversey Care acquires Daylight Medical UVC Disinfection portfolio

Diversey Care has acquired the UVC disinfection portfolio of Daylight Medical, manufacturer of innovative medical devices.

The portfolio acquired includes UVC disinfectant technologies designed to disinfect rooms, surfaces, non-critical equipment and devices. Daylight's products offer safe and targeted dosing of UVC light to kill harmful

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UK washroom service providers to be recognised in new award

5th of June 2017
UK washroom service providers to be recognised in new award

As part of its 30th anniversary celebrations this year Loo of the Year Awards is to introduce a Washroom Service Provider Award.Nominations will be invited from all 2017 Loo of the Year entrants by September 30. The trophy will then be presented to the winning washroom service provider at the ceremony on December 8.

Mike Bone, managing director

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Collective agreements of the future

2nd of June 2017
Collective agreements of the future

Jacco Vonhof, chairman of the Dutch Association of Cleaning Research (VSR), reports on negotiations on working conditions in the Netherlands.

At the beginning of this year employers and employees in the Dutch cleaning sector undertook renewed negotiations on working conditions. Agreements on wages, bonuses, overtime payment, probation or pension

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Twitter and building an audience

1st of June 2017
Twitter and building an audience

Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management, continues her series of exclusive blogs about social media for the ECJ website. Here she offers tips on making the most of using Twitter.

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