Thomann Hanry launches façade cleaning guide

16th of August 2018
Thomann Hanry launches façade cleaning guide

Façade refurbishment and restoration specialist Thomann Hanry has published a free technical information guide offering details of the range of restorative processes available on the market.

The guide examines issues of access, water and waste containment; impacts on building occupiers and the public of the various methods; and speed,

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Call for bodycams for Glasgow’s street cleaners

15th of August 2018
Call for bodycams for Glasgow’s street cleaners

Calls for street cleaners in Glasgow to be equipped with body cameras have followed a spate of verbal and physical attacks.

Bottles have been hurled at the Scottish city's street cleaning staff who have also been subjected to verbal abuse and pranks.

A spokesman from the council cleansing section of the UK's general trade union GMB said: "We're

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Hong Kong subways host antibiotic-resistant germs

14th of August 2018
Hong Kong subways host antibiotic-resistant germs

Passengers on the Hong Kong subway are being exposed to a cocktail of germs brought in by commuters from all over the city and beyond, according to a new study.

And cross-border trains could lead to antibiotic-resistant germs coming in from mainland China, it has emerged.

Volunteers with clean hands were sent out to travel on eight MTR lines and

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BCC launches new exhibition to run alongside The Cleaning Show

13th of August 2018
BCC launches new exhibition to run alongside The Cleaning Show

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), the umbrella body which represents the UK's professional cleaning sector, has launched a new exhibition that will run alongside The Cleaning Show in London next year.

The Resource Management Show will be a platform for recycling and waste management equipment manufacturers and distributors, product suppliers,

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London US embassy auctions off toilet rolls

10th of August 2018
London US embassy auctions off toilet rolls

The US embassy in London is to auction off unwanted items following its relocation earlier this year to a new building. Among them, vacuum cleaners in need of repair and 1,200 toilet rolls.

The rolls, which are on sale as a set, are priced at $199 (€171).

US embassies around the world routinely sell surplus property.

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Cleaning breaks to be implemented in Amsterdam's Red Light District

9th of August 2018
Cleaning breaks to be implemented in Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam is to have cleaning breaks in its Red Light District during busy nights - parts of the street will be temporarily closed so that the mess left by visitors can be cleaned up.

This is just one of the measures new mayor Femke Halsema is taking to solve problems in the overcrowded Amsterdam city centre, following damning reports by the

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