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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.
The production would be based on using sustainable fresh fibre pulp, and the first phase of the investment would be ready during 2025 to serve the professional and consumer tissue markets in the UK and Ireland.
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The deadline for entries for the 2022 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards has been extended - you now have until 12th November to showcase your company's ability to go the extra mile in unprecedented times and support the continual raising of standards across the cleaning and facility management sectors.
Next week, The Cleaning Show will return to ExCeL, London, to showcase the latest advancements in cleaning practices and technologies through hundreds of suppliers and a first-class conference programme. Organised by the British Cleaning Council and Quartz Business Media, the three-day event from 2th - 4th November 2021 is set to attract more than 7,000 senior cleaning professionals from across the contract cleaning, facilities management, healthcare, hospitality, retail and public services sectors - making it the UK's largest and most important event in the cleaning & hygiene sector.
Preventative cleaning in a post-pandemic future:
Given the persistence of the pandemic, the Cleaning & Services Interassociative Team (TIPS) has been formed to bring together the main associations representing Italy's professional cleaning sector: those representing cleaning and those for the manufacturers and distributors of professional cleaning equipment.
Year 11 pupils from Fred Longworth High School in Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, attended the careers event and were able to speak with a number of business and higher education representatives about the options and career paths available to them once they complete their final exams.
Sodexo has announced the appointment of Philip Leigh as CEO healthcare for the UK and Ireland following the departure of Stuart Winters who has been appointed CEO for Sodexo's healthcare business in the US.
“Having overcome the challenges of starting your cleaning business, the next challenge is to sustainably grow it beyond its current form. One of the most effective ways to do this is by scaling your operations. But where do you start? And how do you achieve your goal?
ASFEL, the national association of Spanish cleaning & hygiene product manufacturers, tells us that Spanish exports of cleaning and professional hygiene products increased by 15.35% in the first half of 2021.
Principle Cleaning Services has won an award for its outstanding work at the Francis Crick Institute (the Crick), the biomedical research centre in London which is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, Imperial College London, King's College London, the Medical Research Council, University College London and the Wellcome Trust.
The company's housekeeping team received the 'Supports World Class Science' accolade at the third Crick Annual Awards ceremony, which took place on the 14th October. Six categories were awarded from over 170 nominations, as well as five scientific achievement award winners.
Microban International, a global leader in antimicrobial additives and odour control solutions, has appointed Michael Ruby as president of the corporation and Graham Harvey as senior director of business development for the Global Built-in business.
The latest contractor to take up the offer of bespoke training from Prochem, London-based GreenZone Cleaning & Support Services specialises in commercial and tenancy cleaning, specialist and window cleaning, as well as waste management.
Award-winning, with exceptional sustainability standards at the heart of all it does, the company is also holder of the prestigious HRH The Prince Of Wales Royal Warrant for continued service within The Royal Household.
The Building Service Contractors Association International has announced a new affinity partnership with Truvelop, the software-as-a-service (SaaS) performance management and development solution that provides an efficient way for BSC staff supervisors to manage employee performance and development while simultaneously improving manager and employee relationships.
"We're excited to collaborate with BSCAI as a new Affinity Partner," says Lisa First-Willis, CEO of Truvelop.
Tork is teaming up with the Philadelphia Eagles this season to highlight the importance of sustainable hygiene to keep fans and the community safe. As part of the ‘Tackle Hygiene with Every Catch’ campaign, up to $30,000 of Tork hygiene products will be donated to Project HOME.
For every catch the Eagles make for the remainder of the season, Essity will donate Tork essential hygiene items including hand sanitiser, paper roll towels and toilet paper to Project HOME, an organisation that serves to alleviate the underlying causes of poverty and break the cycle of homelessness in Philadelphia.
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