Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 12th August 2021 Issue no. 981
Your industry news - first
The original and best - for over 20 years!
We strongly recommend viewing Cleanzine full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of The Cleanzine.
Revised ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings published
Built-in antimicrobial technology leaders become a united powerhouse
Q Performance launches quality cleaning solutions for foodservice industry distributors, manufacturers and operators
The role of surface and hand hygiene in keeping communal areas safe
Co-workers often spend long period of time in close proximity, usually with limited access to hand and surface hygiene materials.
However, according to Matt Morrison of Kaivac, developer of the No-Touch Cleaning system, there is more going on than we may realise.
America's Best Restroom Contest finalists announced: vote for your favourite now
Betco announces new program for grouted floors
Welcome to the Cleanzine
The original Cleaning & Hygiene industry e-news
Read by industry professionals in 163 countries worldwide
You can also follow us on Twitter @cleanzine
This Week's News
Laundrapp takes a bite of the big apple with New York launch
Award-winning, on-demand laundry app Laundrapp, which provides eco-friendly commercial and domestic laundry and dry-cleaning services across the UK, is now taking orders from New Yorkers who are keen to free up time by having hassle-free, 48-hour turnaround dry cleaning delivered straight to their door.
The news comes less than six months since the company announced plans to explore the UK's first drone trials.
Clean Group's urgent Covid-19 cleaning helps businesses reopen in Sydney
Clean Group Sydney realises how important it is in this unprecedented time in history for businesses to stay as highly sanitised as possible. That's why it is working around the clock to keep businesses open by carrying out Covid-19 cleaning in Sydney.
Its Covid-19 speciality cleaning treatments use state-of-the-art equipment in the most effective way to help prevent business from being a source of virus spread and to help keep their employees healthy and productive. This is something in which those who work for this reputable Sydney commercial cleaner take great pride.
How robots are helping facilities stay clean post-pandemic
by Michel Spruijt, GM and VP of BrainCorp Europe…
“Owing to a devastating pandemic, keeping public spaces clean has shifted from being a background routine to a forefront concern. This jolt in priorities has been especially felt by anyone managing industrial facilities.
Confidence in NHS grade UV-C light robots boosts care home infection prevention & control
SARS-CoV-2 remains an ongoing threat in care homes across the country, but that's not just the only dangerous pathogen for older and vulnerable residents including the various mutated strains of SARS-CoV-2. What do you do if you manage a care home and there is an outbreak?
Infection prevention control (IPC) is the cornerstone and needs to be thorough, fast and safe. A traditional deep clean is time consuming, uses chemicals, and rooms and facilities are not always returned immediately, as often the space will need more time to clear. What if there were to be an outbreak and there was an easier and more efficient way to deal with it?
Diversey to acquire Australia’s Tasman Chemicals
Diversey Holdings has entered into an agreement to acquire Tasman Chemicals – the Melbourne, Australia-based manufacturer of professional hygiene and cleaning solutions to the Institutional and Food & Beverage sectors with over 55 years of experience in the market.
Diversey says that the acquisition will enhance Diversey's position in the Australia and New Zealand markets and that the addition of Tasman's manufacturing infrastructure, in particular, which has facilities in Perth as well as Melbourne, provides exciting opportunities to integrate the business and expand Diversey’s product offering.
Matrix announces appointment of new managing director
Matrix Cleaning Systems has appointed Natalie Pownall as its new managing director. Natalie has been working alongside her father Bob Pownall for 16 years and it has come the time that Bob has decided to stand down and pass on the reigns to his daughter.
Natalie is a proven business leader within the manufacturing and supply of steam cleaning machines. She has successfully played a huge part in the growth and development of Matrix Cleaning Systems since day one as the office manager and company director. Natalie will continue to use her knowledge and expertise to grow the family business to the next level and looks forward to taking on a more operational role within the business.
Morclean introduces latest swift and simple bin cleaning innovations
At this time of year, household bins and commercial bins are at their smelliest - and smells attract all types of creatures and insects, including flies, maggots and vermin - making bins a breeding ground for bacteria and germs.
Are you ready to gain more industry insights, grow your network and be on top of the latest trends and developments? Interclean Online brings the cleaning industry together by organising live discussions with industry thought leaders on 8th September 2021. The online webinar ‘Cleaning for health’ is free to attend.
Seaward testers clean up at pressure washer manufacturer
Kärcher has specified Seaward portable appliance testers to ensure its commercial activity complies with important electrical safety requirements.
Part of the world's renowned cleaning technology provider helping businesses worldwide to achieve outstanding cleaning results every day, Kärcher UK provides a range of pressure washers, scrubber dryers, vacuum cleaners and more to contract cleaning and facilities management companies across the UK, operating in different target sectors. Clean Sweep Hire, part of the group, provides specialist hire of a wide range of Kärcher industrial cleaning equipment throughout the UK.
The Cleanzine Archive Search
We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of The Cleanzine. If you would like to run a search of the The Cleanzine web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.
How to contact us at The Cleanzine:
REQUEST THE CLEANZINE HERE
The Cleanzine is broadcast
every Thursday. You may receive it FREE each week by
clicking the link above.
Our weekly updated Hospital Hygiene features current developments and product solutions cleaning and hygiene industry manufacturers are coming up with. Read More.
Recent UK News
Kleen-Tex sets its sights on the future with senior promotions
The British Institute of Cleaning Science is naturally delighted to announce that the 2021 BICSc Annual Awards will be going ahead. They will take place on Thursday, 30th September 2021, at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Birmingham, from midday - 17.00.
Break the chain of infection: find out how at CHSA webinar
Soapbox: On a roll - but never packaged in plastic
Top safety accreditation for CK Facilities Management
Airdri Group appoints new head of business development
'Crisis' in public toilet provision across the UK: Campaigning organisation calls for more Government funding and legislation
Selco Hygiene Supplies, a long-stablished janitorial hygiene supply company is looking for an experienced self-motivated sales person to represent the company in England & Wales.
This exciting position offers the successful candidate a chance to be their own manager, with a good basic salary, plus commission, and a rare opportunity to earn share options.
Business spending in response to the pandemic, broken down by categories
ISS launches ‘science of cleaning’ research project
ISS worked closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement in the development of the recently published National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness 2021.
Events & Exhibitions
The Cleaning Show
Cleaning Products Europe
National Floor Safety Institute
Interclean China 2023