A UK cleaning contractor has become the first in Europe to achieve the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) first launched by US-based association ISSA in 2006. Based in London, Principle Cleaning underwent a comprehensive assessment process in order to gain this consensus-based management standard originally developed in the US.
Karl Falkenberg, environment director general of the European Commission is one of many notable speakers discussing the circular economy at RWM 2015, Europe's event for resource efficiency and waste management.
Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham next week, from September 15-17, RWM 2015 will provide practical insight into recycling and waste
The September edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Special reports include:
• Using social media effectively in business
• Air freshening - the science of scent
• Impact of daytime cleaning on office staff
• Update on REACH legislation
• The ethics of business
Fragrance trends are not only affecting the way we like to adorn our bodies. Fashions in scented household products follow the latest trends too, according to IFRA UK, the fragrance association.
We are using homecare products, it seems, to conjure up memories or allow us to satisfy our wanderlust from home without straying from home.
One of the
A student entrepreneur has launched an app that allows washroom users to chat via text with other people on the loo.
The creator of Pooductive claims that the app will allow people to discuss their toilet habits with strangers from the safety of their toilet.
Developer Ricardo Gruber has released the app for free and is self-funding it following
CMS, the German professional cleaning exhibition, takes place in Berlin from September 22-25. The event opens with the presentation of the CMS Purus Awards for product design on the first day.
More than 16,000 visitors from 60 countries attended the last CMS in 2013. This year the organisers are seeking to make the event even more attractive to