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CHSA’s Guarantee extended to quality of office bin liners 

Buyers of office and wheeley bin liners are now protected by the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) quality guarantee. “Buyers of office and wheeley bin liners are now protected by the same guarantees enjoyed by buyers of FFP (Fit ...

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ISSA Scholars 2023-2024 applications now open

ISSA Scholars, an ISSA Charities™ signature program, has opened its scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 academic year. Employees of all ISSA member companies and their families are encouraged to apply now through April 14, 2023. There are also opportunities for member companies to donate to a ...

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Look out for the new style CHSA logo to guarantee quality of plastic sacks

Buyers of plastic sacks need to look out for the new style logo that guarantees the quality of plastic refuse sacks. The CHSA Refuse Sack Accreditation Scheme Panel decided to simplify the weight ‘dumbbell logo’ to just one weight category ...

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CHSA: Proud to support the cleaning industry in 2022

“The cleaning industry is a huge contributor to the UK economy, and we are proud to have supported it in 2022, setting standards and advocating a Roadmap to Sustainability,” said Lorcan Mekitarian, Chair of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association. ...

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Last call for the TSA 2023 National Congress

The Textile Services Association’s (TSA) National Congress 2023 is close to fully booked. Along with the opportunity to have your say and make a contribution, the event provides a chance to network with the movers and shakers of the industry. ...

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CHSA issues ‘cease and desist’ notice to company claiming Accredited status

    The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has issued a ‘cease and desist’ notice to a Turkish manufacturer of plastic sacks claiming CHSA Accredited status. “Our Accreditation Schemes are a stamp of quality,” explained CHSA chair, Lorcan Mekitarian. ...

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BCC calls on the cleaning sector to consider paying a real Living Wage

To mark Living Wage Week, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has renewed its call for cleaning and hygiene sector businesses and organisations to consider also becoming real Living Wage Employers. Supporting the real Living Wage means committing to paying employees ...

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ISS’ product development manager secures Chartered Practitioner Award

ISS’ Product Development Manager, Matthew Dean, has secured the Chartered Practitioner Award from the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners. The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a membership organisation for environmental cleaners and associated businesses. Acknowledging the UK cleaning industry’s ...

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ISSA launches End Period Poverty campaign

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched an educational and advocacy campaign aimed at ending period poverty and advancing period dignity. The new initiative is in partnership with ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities™ signature program dedicated to the advancement and ...

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ISSA Show North America reveals Innovation Awards winners 

Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America has unveiled the recipients of the 2022 ISSA Show Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards program recognises the latest advancements in the commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning industry. “In the last few years, the cleaning industry ...

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