Study uncovers hygiene lapses in Dutch hotel rooms

29th of June 2016
Study uncovers hygiene lapses in Dutch hotel rooms

Stains, hairs, mildew - even dried blood may be among the unpleasant discoveries made by guests when staying at a Dutch hotel, according to a study.

Recent research carried out by Netherlands consumer association Consumentenbond uncovered low levels of hygiene in a number of the nation's hotel rooms.

Consumentenbond anonymously booked rooms at 30

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Read ECJ June/July edition online now!

28th of June 2016
Read ECJ June/July edition online now!

The June/July edition of ECJ is now avaiable to read online. Highlights include:

• The rise of the robots?

• Biofilms - should we worry?

• Business - the global cost of tax avoidance

• Food hygiene - no room for complacency

• The glass ceiling - window cleaning challenges

Read it here

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Glastonbury glampers enjoy luxury toilet tissue worth €130

27th of June 2016
Glastonbury glampers enjoy luxury toilet tissue worth €130

For the majority of festival-goers at Glastonbury in the UK over the weekend, wet wipes were an essential part of the kit when braving the public toilets. Not for the glampers however (that's shorthand for glamorous campers), who have been staying in the exclusive Camp Kerala on the site and using toilet tissue costing €130.

The tissue by

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UK votes to leave in EU referendum - a sad day for Europe

24th of June 2016
UK votes to leave in EU referendum - a sad day for Europe

The UK has voted to leave the European Union in its referendum held yesterday. The result is sending shockwaves around Europe and the rest of the world as the wider ramifications are considered.

The Leave campaign won by 52 per cent to 48 per cent and turnout was almost 72 per cent - more than 30 million people voted.

Shortly after the result

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - last chance to enter!

23rd of June 2016
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - last chance to enter!

The deadline for entries in the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - the pan-European awards programme launched by ECJ - is tomorrow, June 24. So now is your last chance to share your success stories and book your place at the inaugural awards ceremony in Barcelona on September 29.

The value of an accolade of this magnitude is

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Why the world loves Irish football fans...

22nd of June 2016
Why the world loves Irish football fans...

While Euro 2106 has been overshadowed by violent clashes between some football fans, Ireland's supporters continue to demonstrate why they're always so popular wherever they go.

Because Irish fans were captured on video picking up their own litter after they had finished partying, singing "Clean Up for the Boys in Green" as they went

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