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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards unveils 2019 finalists

The finalists of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 have been announced. Following a record year for entries, 23 leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors have made the shortlist across nine categories. Now in their fourth year, the awards ...

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The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate Brits the most

The summer is officially here and for many across the country, it finally means the time to go on a much-needed holiday domestically or abroad. Hotels form a fundamental part of the holiday experience. Holidaymakers want their stay to be ...

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Ensuring washrooms cater to the needs of all users

Many of us will have witnessed the familiar scene – whether it’s at a bar, theatre or restaurant – a long queue of ladies waiting to use the washroom, while the gents’ toilets flows congestion-free. A recent report published by ...

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Bacteria linked to diseases found in four-week-old bedsheets 

People who don’t wash their bedsheets for as little as a month will sleep alongside bacteria linked to a host of diseases such as pneumonia, gonorrhoea, and Lemierre’s syndrome, as discovered in new research by Time4Sleep.  The UK bed retailer asked a member of the public to ...

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Diversey invests in China

Global cleaning and hygiene company, Diversey, has opened a new R&D centre in China. The new centre represents a significant investment for Diversey in China, and is a key milestone in the execution of the company’s Asia strategy. The centre opened ...

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Can’t touch this: the impact of ‘touch-free’ technology in the washroom

Amazon claims to have sold tens of millions of its voice activated Echo devices in 2018, with the number of people using Alexa each day doubling throughout the year. This exemplifies the rise of touch-free technology, a trend that is ...

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Free sanitary products in all primary schools

Free sanitary products will be offered to girls in all primary schools in England from early 2020, under plans announced by the Department for Education. The Government committed to provide access to free sanitary products in England’s secondary schools and ...

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Cleaning Show reports record number of visitors

The Cleaning Show has reported that attendee numbers for the 2019 exhibition at Excel in London exceeded 7,000 with a 26 per cent increase in visitors when compared to the 2017 show hosted at the same venue. Organisers have also ...

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Initial Washroom Hygiene partners with Freedom4Girls to tackle period poverty

Period Poverty has affected more than a quarter of females, forcing them to miss either work or school[1]. To help combat this, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the ...

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All CHSA distributor members to be accredited by 2020

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has announced its intention to ensure all distributor members are approved as Accredited Distributors by 31 December 2020.  The CHSA Accreditation Scheme for Distributors ensures standards in the industry are maintained.  Our Standards: Your ...

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