The European Cleaning Days (ECD) campaign is now underway, with events taking place from now until November aiming to highlight the importance and the benefits of professional cleaning in areas like offices, hospitals, airports, train stations, etc.
The British Cleaning Council (BCC) - the umbrella organisation for the UK's professional cleaning sector - has become the UK member of the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI), which represents and lobbies for the contract cleaning sector at EU level.
BCC chairman Doug Cooke said the decision to join the EFCI was agreed unanimously
The Spanish cleaning exhibition Hygienalia+Pulire will take place in Madrid, Spain from October 27-29.
The organisers are promising a significantly larger event than the previous two editions, with many of the industry's big-name manufacturers exhibiting. There will be 85 exhibitors in total.
One of the special features this year will be a
The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) UK has announced details of its fifth annual Fragrance Forum. The theme will be Our Fragrant World.
Taking place on October 15 at the Royal Society in London, the programme will feature three separate sessions. The first is The History of Olfaction: Wellbeing, Disease and the Built Environment.
Japan is hoping that the global attention attracted by its high-tech toilets will boost tourism and toilet sales.
The Japanese government plans to capitalise on worldwide interest in its smart lavatories in a drive to promote its toilet innovation worldwide.
Nearly every household in Japan and most public washrooms are equipped with a
Hand washing in multi-bed hospital wards is even more critical than previously thought, according to research.
A study carried out by University of Leeds' Institute of Public Health and Environmental Engineering in the UK found that multi-bed wards were more likely to have contaminated surfaces than single hospital rooms. This increased the risk