Better hand hygiene at top 10 airports will reduce spread of coronavirus

17th of February 2020
Better hand hygiene at top 10 airports will reduce spread of coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus can be reduced by 37 per cent by improving hand hygiene at airports. That's according to a new study by the Society for Risk Analysis.

As coronavirus spreads around the world through infected air travellers, authorities are attempting to contain the outbreak and avoid a pandemic. The study reveals the impact of

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Forum Pulire Milan October date

14th of February 2020
Forum Pulire Milan October date

Organisers of the Forum Pulire cleaning industry congress have confirmed dates for the 2020 event, which will take place in Milan from October 13-14.

"We are working to make this an even more international edition," declared Toni D'Andrea, ceo of ISSA Pulire Network. "Our goal is to reach out to an ever broader group of participants and share new

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phs Group turns waste into energy

13th of February 2020
phs Group turns waste into energy

Washroom services provider phs Group is to divert customer waste from landfill into power generation thanks to a partnership with recycling, renewable energy and waste management specialist Viridor.

As part of LifeCycle, phs' sustainable waste management strategy, the new multi-million, five-year national contract will see phs-managed

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Scientists develop self-cleaning toilet

30th of January 2020
Scientists develop self-cleaning toilet

Scientists in the US claim to have developed a self-cleaning lavatory after developing a coating said to repel even the most notoriously clingy "Type 6-ers" on the Bristol Stool Chart.

Their system, which they have described in the journal Nature Sustainability, employs nanotechnology to ensure everything flushes down smoothly. And they estimate

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Dirty hand mould experiment goes viral

17th of January 2020
Dirty hand mould experiment goes viral

A Facebook post about a school hand-washing experiment has gone viral after it revealed the unsightly fungus that can grow on dirty surfaces.

Teacher Dayna Robertson and behaviour specialist Jaralee Metcalf wanted to demonstrate the importance of hand washing to ward off germs. So they took five slices of bread and asked 17 pupils in their

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Ryanair criticised for poor on-board hygiene

20th of December 2019
Ryanair criticised for poor on-board hygiene

Ryanair has been slated for its on-board hygiene levels in a Which? survey.

Almost 8,000 passengers were asked to rate the cleanliness of 42 global airlines in the study.

A total of 24 per cent of Ryanair passengers rated hygiene on board as "poor" compared with only one per cent of Swiss Air passengers; two per cent of Air France customers and

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