Toilet seat liners found to be 'pointless'

13th of January 2016
Toilet seat liners found to be 'pointless'

Are you one of those people who always grabs a paper liner before sitting down on the toilet? If so, you're probably doing it to avoid catching a disease from someone else's 'splashes' that may be left on the seat.

Well, you germophobes will be disappointed to know that those liners may have more to do with providing comfort and reassurance to

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The return of European Cleaning Days for 2016

12th of January 2016
The return of European Cleaning Days for 2016

EUnited Cleaning, the association of European cleaning machines manufacturers, has announced the return of European Cleaning Days (ECD) for 2016. The initiative aims to highlight the importance and the benefits of professional cleaning in areas like offices, hospitals, airports, train stations, etc.

Since the campaign was first launched eight

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Vectair Systems campaigns for hygiene bins in mens toilets

11th of January 2016
Vectair Systems campaigns for hygiene bins in mens toilets

Vectair Systems in the UK is taking the lead in encouraging establishments to provide hygiene waste bins in men's toilets, by spreading the word about the issues associated with urinary incontinence.

The washroom systems specialist is taking inspiration from a recent initiative in Germany, led by the Federal Association of Prostate Self-Help

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Bosnians are sticklers for hand hygiene – but not so the Dutch

8th of January 2016
Bosnians are sticklers for hand hygiene – but not so the Dutch

The Dutch are the least likely nation in Europe to wash their hands with soap and water after using the toilet, according to a study.

And Bosnia & Herzegovina is the continent's most hygienic country with 96 per cent of the population claiming to automatically wash their hands after a bathroom visit.

In a Gallup International study, only

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ISSA and BSCAI explore opportunities in China

7th of January 2016
ISSA and BSCAI explore opportunities in China

Global cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the US, is partnering with the Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) - which is also based in the US - to strengthen ties with the Chinese cleaning industry.

ISSA executive director John Barrett and BSCAI president Paul Greenland recently met with

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New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

6th of January 2016
New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

Infection rates in hospitals can be significantly reduced by using hydrogen peroxide vapour technology, according to a study published recently in the American Journal of Infection Control.

The paper byKim Horn MPH and Jonathan Otter PhD reports on the results of a study conducted from October 2010 to September 2013. The impact of the

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