UK Fragrance Forum 2015 London October date

28th of May 2015
UK Fragrance Forum 2015 London October date

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.

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Japan wants to capitalise on high-tech toilet attention

27th of May 2015
Japan wants to capitalise on high-tech toilet attention

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

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Hand washing in multi-bed wards 'more critical' than in single rooms

26th of May 2015
Hand washing in multi-bed wards 'more critical' than in single rooms

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

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Jet Airways dumps mops as passengers raise hygiene concerns

25th of May 2015
Jet Airways dumps mops as passengers raise hygiene concerns

India's Jet Airways has removed mops from its list of cleaning items for cabin washrooms after the airline received complaints from passengers that the mops were kept in public view, raising hygiene issues.

Earlier this month the airline's service and delivery department issued an email informing cabin crew that it would stop loading mops on

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Away-from-home washrooms - trending in the toilet

22nd of May 2015
Away-from-home washrooms - trending in the toilet

Automation, technology, inclusiveness, social changes – what impact are today’s key trends having on the public washroom? ECJ finds out what exactly is trending in the toilet.

Society has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The internet has revolutionised our way of life and enforced a new transparency on businesses and

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New Danish app prevents stress

21st of May 2015
New Danish app prevents stress

Our correspondent in Scandinavia, Petra Sjouwerman, reports on a new Danish app, developed to monitor employee wellbeing and prevent stress. One of the country’s largest cleaning companies is now using it.

Did you wake up feeling fresh and rested? Have you felt cheerful and in good spirits? These are two of the five questions the new

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