UV cabin cleaning technology introduced by Qatar Airways

29th of October 2020
UV cabin cleaning technology introduced by Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways has started using UV cleaning technology onboard its aircraft, which it says "has been shown to be capable of inactivating various viruses and bacteria".

So far the airline has purchased six units, with plans to acquire enough for them to be used on all aircraft turnarounds at Doha's Hamad International airport.

The system is

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Child hand sanitiser poisoning cases spike in Spain

27th of October 2020
Child hand sanitiser poisoning cases spike in Spain

The number of children treated in Spain for accidental poisonings after ingesting hand sanitising gels has soared during the pandemic, according to the Spanish government.

A total of 874 cases of intoxication from hand sanitiser have been reported so far this year compared with just 90 during the whole of 2019 according to the country's National

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More jobs for cleaners on UK train service

26th of October 2020
More jobs for cleaners on UK train service

A north of England train company is enhancing its cleaning programme - and will be creating 57 new jobs in the process.

TransPennine Express operates services throughout Yorkshire, Manchester, Liverpool and Scotland. The company has announced a £1.7 million (€1.85 million) boost to its cleaning budget which will cover enhanced

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ECJ October edition - read now

23rd of October 2020
ECJ October edition - read now

The October edition of ECJ is now available to read online at the ECJ website.

Highlights include:

• Sustainability - the balance with hygiene
• Business - have our cities changed forever?
• Cobotics - how they could improve performance and staff retention
• Fragrance - what's its role in everyday environments?
• Washrooms -

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Interclean Amsterdam Online - updated programme announced

21st of October 2020
Interclean Amsterdam Online - updated programme announced

Interclean Amsterdam Online, which takes place from November 3-6, will feature a comprehensive programme of content says organiser RAI Amsterdam. Here's how the schedule looks:

November 3

09:30-11:00
The Future of Facility Management
Speaker(s): Richard van Hooijdonk, Trendwatcher and Futurist

On Tuesday November 3rd trendwatcher and futurist

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Virtual Manchester Cleaning Show starts tomorrow

13th of October 2020
Virtual Manchester Cleaning Show starts tomorrow

The Manchester Cleaning Show, which has gone online this year, will take place tomorrow and Thursday (October 14-15).

The organisers say the technology being used to host the event allows attendees to see all kinds of information when they visit exhibitor's virtual booths, such as company profiles and videos. They will also be able to have

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