Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 15th July 2021 Issue no. 977
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Erdemil France joins the Brightwell Dispensers Group
Submissions now open for ISSA Pulire Verona's 'Product of the Year'
CIRI expands membership eligibility
Global Hygiene Summit to take place in Singapore in 2022
ISS signs five-year IFS contract with Equinor
Customise your clean with new WypAll Wettask System
Hydro Systems unveils enhancements to HydroMinder range of car wash dispensers
Middle East Cleaning Technology Week targets 2022 for 6th edition in Dubai
Cleaning made simple with Nilfisk's new Core Pressure Washer range
New agreement delivers surface disinfection to global public health commodity procurement programs
Bunzl's pre-close statement reveals two further industry acquisitions
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This Week's News
Wave of WFH fatigue hits the UK, but employees still concerned their offices aren't Covid-secure
With Covid-19 restrictions set to end on July 19th, more than half (52%) of British people currently working from home say they are ready to return to the office and are thus considered to have ‘Work From Home’ fatigue, but more than a third (35%) are still concerned their offices aren't Covid secure, according to new research from Mitie.
While the typical office worker wants to go into the office between two and three days per week, three fifths (60%) think that the company they work for needs to improve the office environment to prevent staff becoming ill in the future.
A cleaner and safer return to office work
People will be concerned about cleanliness as they return to post lockdown work-life but observing some simple steps goes a long way to ensuring a smooth and safe transition, says Jim Roberts, product manager at visual communications specialist, Beaverswood…
“As we ease out of lockdown and restrictions are relaxed, more and more of us will be able to return to our offices and workplaces. And as we return, and confidence grows, we will see an inevitable cultural shift - a new attitude and awareness to infection control.
New Clean-a-Card offers rapid and effective automated hotel key card disinfection
The pandemic has posed never-before-seen challenges for the hospitality industry, requiring owners, managers and brands to take new precautions to keep guests and staff safe. Despite our enthusiasm to travel again, we are more conscious than ever before about sanitation, safety, and cleanliness.
Clean-a-Card addresses the need for rapid and effective automated hotel key card disinfection. The key card disinfection system achieves 99.9% microbe reduction using a combination of EPA-approved liquid sanitiser, dosage-controlled UV-C light and plasma disinfection.
Proper maintenance of HVAC systems helps tackle IAQ concerns in a post pandemic world
Goodway Technologies, the industrial HVAC maintenance product specialist, is reminding facilities managers how critical the correct maintenance of an HVAC system is to indoor air quality.
While many FMs have long understood the importance of IAQ, the pandemic has brought an increased emphasis on the need to keep employees and occupants safe and healthy, and with ‘back to work’ activity increasing, now is the time to act.
What is the difference between sales reps and distributors?
"Sales reps and manufacturers' reps are similar - however, they are not the same as distributors," says distributor-membership organisation Afflink's Michael Wilson...
"End-customers are often confused by the terms, 'sales rep' and 'distributors'. Adding to the confusion, another term we often hear is 'manufacturers rep'. Many of us believe these are all about the same.
Eco-friendly equipment that eliminates up to 100% of bacteria and viruses and 99.99% of Covid-19 now available in Brazil
For over a year, the huge DownTown Condominium office and retail centre has served as the Brazil pilot site of R-Water's eco-friendly device, widely used in the US to clean and disinfect surfaces in facilities such as hospitals, restaurants, sporting facilities and more - and which, in certain applications, is applied via drones.
The DownTown Condominium has confirmed that it is impressed with R-Water's device for both its performance and decreased cleaning costs.
Veolia to manage waste services for NHS Test & Trace lab
Veolia has been awarded a contract to provide healthcare waste management services for NHS Test & Trace's Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, a new state-of-the-art, very high-throughput Covid-19 laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa, under a Crown Commercial Services Framework.
Veolia's teams will self-deliver a fully comprehensive service covering all aspects of the waste management process at the facility which is designed to process hundreds of thousands of Covid-19 tests per day, and operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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Recent UK News
Kimberly-Clark Professional launches the Golden Service Awards 2022
Launched more than 30 years ago by Kimberly-Clark Professional, the Golden Service Awards 2022 will be open for entries from 20th July 2021.
ICE Cleaning celebrates substantial growth
Sasse secures further 5-year contract extension with Edinburgh Airport
Caple supports management buy-out for waste management business
Jangro starts spreading the festive cheer
With the Government's roadmap setting out an end to restrictions long before December, Christmas 2021 is set to be busier than ever, with many companies, organisations, and families and friends, intending to make up for last year with festive celebrations and parties throughout the season.
Why we need to embrace health technology in the fight against Covid-19
Coronavirus has immeasurably reshaped the way we interact with the world. Whether that be with friends, colleagues, or day to day services, as a society we have become increasingly conscious of the need to maintain rigorous hygiene standards if we are to avoid viruses such as Covid-19 tearing through society.
Excel Dryer UK launches XLERATORsync: A revolutionary leap in washroom technology that elevates hygiene, safety and efficiency to new levels
The XLERATORsync dryer is the latest innovative deployment of Excel Dryer's cutting-edge technology. Beneath its modern exterior, the dryer houses technology developed with NASA rocket scientists to ensure optimal hand drying performance.
BigChange mobile tech helps protect cleaning workforce at Clearground
Committed to cleaning up waste, Cromwell tracks trash trends
As part of this commitment, it recently held a litter picking activity and is also conducting research into dog waste specifically.
Mitie wins new contract with East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Brightwell Dispensers appoints a new managing director
Taking a load off the planet: Oxwash's green tech secures £2.08 million to accelerate laundry sector cleanup
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