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"Unforseen circumstances" mean that the St John's Hotel, Solihull - the regular home of the annual Loo of the Year Awards for many years now, is no longer able to accommodate the Awards this coming December.
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification recently elected its 2021-2024 IICRC board of directors and 2022 executive Committee. Carey Vermeulen, (pictured) is now chairman of the board.
New members of the 2021-2022 Board include Leslie Anderson, Mark Cornelius, and Lonnie McDonald. Mark Drozdov, Tony Macaluso and Scott Mitseff were re-elected for an additional term. Kevin Pearson serves as immediate past chairman.
As we prepare for a post-pandemic world where reducing pathogens and viral spread is essential, global visual technology company Christie has announced the mass production of its Christie CounterAct line of commercial UV disinfection products with patented Care222 far-UVC light technology.
CounterAct fixtures are designed for use in occupied indoor spaces, from cinemas, theme parks, museums and sports complexes, to retail facilities and restaurants, as well as transit hubs at airports, train and subway stations.
With the hire of someone with an experienced international profile who has spent most of her career working with sustainability, ISS is substantially strengthening its contribution to both its clients and society in general.
Day-to-day foot traffic can wreak havoc on a facility’s floors, especially during periods of inclement weather when snow, ice, salt and sand can be tracked throughout the building. To help businesses protect floors during the harsh winter months, Cintas Corporation offers five essential tips…
"It is important for businesses to protect their investment in floors which can impact the perception of a business," notes John Engel, director of marketing, Cintas. "Keeping dirt and debris from entering a facility and being vigilant with your floorcare program is critical for keeping floors in top shape throughout Winter." Cintas recommends the following:
Jangro, the largest network of independent janitorial and cleaning distributors in the UK and Ireland, has confirmed a new addition to its membership. Wessex Cleaning Equipment & Janitorial Supplies joins Jangro as the 47th member in its network, which has distributors strategically located all across the country.
Established in 1991 and currently supplying over 10,000 businesses across the UK, Southampton-based Wessex Cleaning is a family business, run by siblings, Mark, Luke, and Sarah Powell. It has a strong focus on sustainable service delivery, aligning with Jangro's passion to help its customers make more environmentally responsible purchasing decisions.
21 years ago, Zybax was launched with a clear goal of delivering world-class solutions to tackle problems such as unpleasant odours and blocked drains. Zybax gets nature to work for you by using non-toxic, non-pathogenic micro-organisms to digest the problems at source.
The company is continuing to develop new products providing sustainable and environmentally-friendly solutions and will shortly be launching a range of super concentrates with reduced packaging and clever dosing options.
“Health and hygiene are delicate themes, particularly in today's settings. Both our public building environments and our homes can have a huge impact on our wellbeing, and over the past few years, this fact has only been exemplified.
Ecoserv Group has completed the purchase of Cooltech Environmental Engineering in a £3.5 million deal. The acquisition of the Slough-based maintenance specialist is the first since Ecoserv rebranded from Ecocleen and announced its plans to become a multi-service facilities management business.
"The acquisition will allow us to diversify as part of our ambitious growth strategy, with the aim of delivering integrated FM solutions to new and existing customers nationwide," explains Francois Oosthuizen, COO of Ecoserv Group.
"At NuServe, we're on a mission to make our procurement practices more sustainable. We want to achieve this while working within circular economy principles that minimise waste, pollution and carbon emissions. This ethos applies to all areas of our business, from cleaning supplies to uniforms.
The Health & Safety Executive has published a new edition of the guidance book ‘Controlling noise at work’. Aimed at employers and other dutyholders, it includes the Control of Noise at Work Regulations alongside guidance on what they mean, setting out an employer’s legal obligations to control risks to workers’ health & safety from noise.
It also gives detailed advice on assessing risks, practical noise control, how to select and use hearing protection, what to consider when buying and hiring equipment and how to develop health surveillance procedures.
The common goal is to promote the expansion of renewable energies by building and servicing efficient biogas plants.
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The British Toilet Association (BTA), a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of toilet hygiene, has recently reacted critically to news that Westminster is urging councils to reopen public toilets - but failing to provide the necessary funding.
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