When things are just not right and everything seems to go wrong… the sweeper brush moves zig-zag, the handle gets tipsy, the wheels do a roller coaster, the dispenser lid pops up, the chemical goes flying up, floor pad screw jumps out… What would you do? What ensues is an argument between the service provider and the equipment supplier...
Rubbermaid recently demonstrated the attributes of its new Hygen Clean Water System at the CMS show in Berlin. The Hygen system consists of a filter bucket & wringer and eight specially engineered double-sided microfibre mops. It is designed to improve productivity and reduce water consumption and chemical usage. The system, launched in Geneva in June
A recent survey of more than 1,000 adults of ages 18 and above revealed that 94% would avoid a business in the future if they encountered dirty restrooms. According to Cintas Corporation, commissioners of the survey, when asked what specific types of businesses participants they would avoid if they encountered dirty restrooms, adults reported the
A recent study confirms that there is no link between use of antibacterial soaps and antibiotic resistance. A newly published research reaffirms that the use of antibacterial wash products does not contribute to antibiotic or antibacterial resistance. The study published in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Microbiology Research, compared the use of over-the-counter antibacterial liquid
Green Seal has announced a new Standard for Specialty Cleaning Products, GS-53, expected to be released in August. With this introduction, Green Seal has significantly expanded the products they can certify, including products that are routinely used for cleaning. According to Green Seal reports, stakeholders demanded more certified cleaners such as dish detergents, graffiti removers,
Smaller municipal corporations are taking the lead in finding renewable ways for disposing organic waste generated in the city. Recently, Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation (KDMC) installed a bio gas plant through which it plans to generate electricity from waste. The plant has the capacity to generate 250 units of electricity daily along with 100kg of
A recent research conducted by UK based Synergy Health highlighted the potential corrosive impact of some chlorine-based disinfectants. According to Synergy Health, the chlorine based disinfectants could result in infection risk as well as expense in replacing damaged equipment. The study tested the corrosive impact of hypochlorite cleaning solutions and the chlorine-free disinfectant. The test
Eureka Forbes has recently entered the prestigious Limca Book of Records under the title of ‘The Biggest Corporate Flag Personalised’. The company had created a gigantic 40×10 foot personalised and India’s largest corporate flag named ‘The Flag of Happiness and Friendship’. This activity was a part of Eureka Forbes SMART Convention, company’s Annual Conference, held
While it is essential that hands are dried as one leaves the washroom to avoid accumulation of bacteria, it is equally essential to leave behind a clean washroom to avoid contamination and spread of bacteria. One major issue confronting most washrooms in India is the lack of right method of disposing off feminine hygiene products. It is either flushed...
Recycling dry waste has been successfully adopted in most countries but recycling AHPs (Absorbent Hygiene Products), consisting of nappies, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence product wastes, has been made possible in the UK through a patented technology introduced by Knowaste Ltd