SCA recognised in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

17th of November 2015
SCA recognised in Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Tork manufacturer SCA has been included in this year’s Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, one of the most prestigious sustainability rankings in the world.

The company also appears in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index and has been named industry leader in the Household Products sector.

“We are proud that SCA has been

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2015 ISSA Innovation Award winners announced

16th of November 2015
2015 ISSA Innovation Award winners announced

The winners of the 2015 ISSA Innovation Award Program were announced during a ceremony at the recent ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Las Vegas.

Entrants were entered into one of five categories: Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services & Technology, and Supplies. The winners were:

Cleaning Agents - Clorox Professional

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Updating school cleaning norms

13th of November 2015
Updating school cleaning norms

As Thomas Schulte-Marxloh reports from Germany, there are new standards for school cleaning.

10 years after the first edition of DIN (Deutsche Industrie Norm ~ German Industry Standards) 77 400 – ‘Cleaning services for school premises’ has been completely revisited. The new edition of DIN standards work redefines cleaning

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New group chief operating officer, global operations at ISS

13th of November 2015
New group chief operating officer, global operations at ISS

Global facility services provider ISS has appointed Martin Gaarn Thomsen as its group chief operating officer, global operations. Gaarn Thomsen has been with the company since 1999 and has most recently served as country manager of Denmark.

Jeff Gravenhorst, group ceo commented: "This is a very important position at our executive group management

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Looking ahead to ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2016

12th of November 2015
Looking ahead to ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2016

The organiser of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2016 exhibition taking place next May has dedicated the show to the theme 'Networking and Innovation'. In line with that there will be a number of new developments in terms of how the event is staged, says Amsterdam RAI.

Already confirmed to fill more of the RAI’s exhibition halls than ever

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US college students ‘lax about washing their hands’

11th of November 2015
US college students ‘lax about washing their hands’

More than 50 per cent of students tested on a US college campus were found to have large amounts of different types of bacteria on their hands.

The aim of the study - carried out at the University of Findlay in Ohio - was to consider the link between hand hygiene and illness.

Study author Xu Lu and his team swabbed the hands of 224 student

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