Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 1st April 2021 Issue no. 962
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New ride-on Scrubmaster B400 R series cleans extra-large areas with ease
The demands on professional indoor cleaning in terms of area coverage and performance are growing with every additional square metre.
Innovations in antimicrobials: IDTechEx report highlights start-ups developing new methods to eliminate microbes
IDTechEx has recently published a research report covering the antimicrobial market, examining the technologies, innovations, and opportunities.
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New business development role for Tidy Green Clean Aberdeen North
Tidy Green Clean Aberdeen North has appointed its first business development executive, Scott Melville.
Coronavirus: 30% of workers claim they may refuse to go back to work unless employers provide assurances on air quality
Research released this week by Rentokil Initial has found that concerns about catching Coronavirus in the air have risen since the end of 2020. More than one in four (26%) Brits are worried about airborne transmission, a 19% increase from when Rentokil Initial conducted the same survey back in November 2020.
Contact with other people, for example, when social distancing is breached, remains the most concerning route for transmission, cited by half the population.
City nurseries see sickness fall after tackling indoor air quality with phs
Air quality specialists at phs Group has released the results of an air purifier trial at four nurseries across the country.
CHSA launches new brand: 'Our Standards. Your Guarantee'
The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association has announced the launch of a new brand. It follows the CHSA's achievement of its strategic aim of every member being Accredited… ‘Our Standards. Your Guarantee’.
The CHSA has a longstanding commitment to standards, its first Accreditation Scheme being launched in 1997. During 2020 it launched an Accreditation Scheme for manufacturers of cleaning chemicals and integrated its rigorous Code of Practice into its Schemes.
New antimicrobial laundry product kill germs on fabrics uses same technology as Covid-killing spray
A new laundry product that eliminates germs and odour-causing bacteria on clothes between washes, reducing the spread of disease and keeping clothes and other laundry fresher and safer for longer, provides up to one month's (or five wash cycles) protection against bacteria and germs on laundry.
Germinator awarded vendor contract by Purchasing Cooperative of America
Germinator Mobile Sanitizing & Disinfecting, has been awarded a vendor contract with the Purchasing Cooperative of America (PCA).
The PCA is a national purchasing cooperative that's active in all 50 states, the US Territories, Canada and Mexico. Its mission is to provide innovative, best-value contracts, employ the highest ethical standards in public procurement and provide time and money savings for its members and awarded contractors.
EarthSafe launches EvaClean disposable surface disinfection wipes
EarthSafe has enhanced its end-to-end infection prevention solution with the new EvaClean Dry Wipes system.
Powered by Pur•One, a broad-spectrum chemistry that works for everything from daily cleaning to floor disinfection, the wipes can kill biofilm bacteria, Covid-19 and other emerging pathogens, whilst eliminating the potential for cross-contamination that woven wipes can cause.
Principle unveils Safe Space video in preparation for return to the workplace
Principle Cleaning Services, which launched Safe Space at the end of last year in conjunction with Hygiena and Gem Scientific, has unveiled a new video to illustrate how Safe Space protects people in the workplace.
Safe Space was created after Principle identified a need for more rigorous and evidence-based cleaning methods due to the pandemic, which will mitigate the risk of workplace infection. Since its launch, the company has seen a huge demand with over 50% of its clients already engaged.
Weltec Biopower’s new Biogas Plant in Finland provides sustainable nutrient recycling for water protection
Weltec Biopower recently commissioned a biogas plant near Turku in southwestern Finland. This region is characterised by livestock farms and therefore the 250-KW plant runs entirely on liquid manure. The energy plant belongs to a group of three pig farmers.
In this project, the German plant builder cooperates with its long-standing Finnish partner Doranova.
L'Occitane contract award for Indepth
Indepth Managed Services has been awarded a contract with international retailer, L'Occitane en Provence, to deliver window cleaning services to 85 of its retail stores across the country, plus daily cleaning services at its UK head office in London and flagship store on Regent Street.
L'Occitane en Provence, commonly known as L'Occitane, is a prestigious international retailer of body, face, fragrances and home products and has shops in over 90 countries around the world.
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