Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. Following his last blog on August 8, he continues to examine the great imbalance between the importance of the cleaning sector, and how it is appreciated by the world
In the UK, Queen Elizabeth has advertised for a full-time maid at her Scottish palace. The starting salary is just £12,000 (€14,300) a year.
The job advertisement, which had an application closing date of August 21, insists that enjoying "working as part of a team" is a mandatory requirement for the future housekeeping assistant.
The World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) is to hold its 22nd world congress from September 18-20 2017 in Berlin. The event will take place alongside the professional cleaning exhibition CMS and the theme will be the opportunities and challenges faced by increasing digitisation.
The speaker programme will focus on automation
A total of 170 street cleaners and waste management staff were deployed to clean up after London's Notting Hill carnival at the weekend.
In an efficient seven-hour operation around 200 tonnes of waste was removed from the carnival route. Discarded items included papier mâché dragons, inflatable palm trees and broken samba drums as
Taking place in Paris from October 26-27 is the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit, the theme of which is practical approaches to addressing the impacts of cleaning products. Professor Dr Michael Braungart, co-founder of the Cradle-To-Cradle (C2C) design approach, starts the conference programme with a keynote entitled ‘Re-thinking
At least 31 Dutch restaurants with a Michelin star have been reprimanded by food safety inspectors since 2012, according to researchers at broadcasting group KRO-NCRV.
The researchers used freedom of information legislation to find out about the confidential inspection reports, says DutchNews.nl.Since 2012, 79 of the Netherlands' 106 restaurants