Are wet wipes facing a UK ban?

14th of May 2018
Are wet wipes facing a UK ban?

Wet wipes could be outlawed in the UK as the government addresses the issue of plastic waste.

Single-use wet wipes, commonly used by consumers for cleaning sticky fingers and removing eye make-up, are said to be behind 93 per cent of blockages in the country's sewers. The government claims its plan to eliminate plastic waste "includes single-use

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Grasp Sense could help to improve hospital hygiene

11th of May 2018
Grasp Sense could help to improve hospital hygiene

Improving hygiene in healthcare could be a by-product of a new system that has been developed specifically for use in the robotics industry.

Grasp Sense is designed to teach robots how to grasp and hold objects without crushing them. But its developers claim the technology could also be used in hospitals to reveal the most frequently-touched

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Tennant forms partnership with AI company Brain

10th of May 2018
Tennant forms partnership with AI company Brain

Brain Corp, a US-based AI company specialising in the development of self-driving technology for robots, has established a relationship with cleaning solutions specialist Tennant Company through its North American headquarters.

Brain's proprietary AI robotic technology software platform, BrainOS, automates commercial equipment, including floor

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Interclean Amsterdam to host International Healthcare Forum

10th of May 2018
Interclean Amsterdam to host International Healthcare Forum

With the aim of bringing healthcare and cleaning professionals together, RAI Amsterdam has organised the inaugural International Healthcare Forum - set to run alongside Interclean Amsterdam on Wednesday May 16.

Featuring expert speakers from around the world, the Healthcare Cleaning Forum will run alongside the show on day two. It aims to raise

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Spring clean vs pavement puffing?

9th of May 2018
Spring clean vs pavement puffing?

In her latest blog ECJ’s Scandinavian correspondent Lotte Printz brings bad news from Norway: “cleaning can be as harmful to your lungs as smoking".

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Amsterdam Innovation Award winners to be announced next Tuesday

9th of May 2018
Amsterdam Innovation Award winners to be announced next Tuesday

One of the most anticipated events of the Interclean Amsterdam exhibition - the Amsterdam Innovation Awards - will take place on the opening day of the show, next Tuesday. There, the category winners for 2018 will be announced, along with the overall winner.

The jury of the 2018 Interclean Amsterdam Innovation Award has already announced its

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