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Global Handwashing Day: Study reveals only one in five wash their hands to protect others

Around three quarters of us are washing our hands more frequently than we previously did as a result of Covid-19, according to an Essity study. But nearly 80 per cent of us are doing so only to protect ourselves – ...

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Hygiene top of the ‘getting back to business’ agenda

A recent survey about how Covid-19 has affected perceptions of cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace shows that confidence is low in these early stages of businesses getting back to work. The survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ...

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Ecocleen announces company growth as demand for cleaning services rises

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has announced that it is on track to achieve record 29.6% growth this year, despite the unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst navigating the challenging environment, the company is aiming to achieve a total ...

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Cleaning industry assesses the effects of Coronavirus

The cleaning and hygiene industry has been assessing the huge impact of Coronavirus and the lockdown on different sectors, businesses, and operatives. A British Cleaning Council (BCC) audit of members last month shows that organisations and individuals are having to ...

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Removing the capex barrier in cleaning innovation

By Nils J.van der Zijl, VP Sales & Marketing, Softbank Robotics EMEA The urgent need for innovation in FM With the FM and cleaning industry facing enormous pressure to improve cleaning performance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

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phs Compliance launches coronavirus surface swab test

phs Compliance has launched a new coronavirus surface swab test as part of a range of measures to support businesses reopen safely as lockdown measures ease. The new surface testing service alerts businesses if their premises are contaminated by Covid-19 and helps ...

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RCP enters second phase of its ‘Love Recycling’ study

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has commenced the second phase of its Love Recycling study with a survey investigating what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on commercial recycling so far in Europe and its potential ramifications. The initial survey, conducted ...

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Ecocleen cleans 10 million sq.ft of schools every day to aid the reopening of UK education facilities 

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has announced that it has been servicing 10 million sq.ft of schools daily to aid the reopening of education facilities across the United Kingdom. With specialist cleaning expertise and local account management, the company adapted ...

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Majority of Brits won’t visit eateries without visible safety and hygiene measures in place

Seven out of 10 UK adults would avoid visiting eateries if their first impression didn’t make them feel safe, according to a new study. In research commissioned by specialist hygiene services provider Citron Hygiene, 67 per cent of UK adults ...

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Domestic who cleaned up after Covid

The arrival of coronavirus made people nervous including non-clinical hospital staff like domestic cleaner Engelbert Camilleri. The 26 year-old works in Ealing Hospital’s A&E department but he was reassigned to the Rapid Response Team during the first wave of the ...

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