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Cleaning kingpin of the future collects 40 vacuums

November 8th, 2013

For most youngsters these days, the technology they want to be wrapped up under the tree on Christmas morning will normally be the latest smartphone, games console or tablet computer. However, one young boy has proved his credentials as a future kingpin of the cleaning industry with his rather... Read more

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The human touch: The real future of cleaning

October 29th, 2013

Technology may be getting more and more intuitive all the time, but the age of the friendly cleaner, complete with a smile and a mop, is not over yet, if new research from Europe is to be believed. Despite the capabilities to do so, robot cleaning methods have been... Read more

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BIFM releases new waste and recycling guidelines

September 26th, 2013

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has released a new good practice guide it hopes will help form a basis for better knowledge in the cleaning and building management industry by giving companies the information they need to know. The Recycling and Waste Management GPG is sponsored by... Read more

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Newport gallery calls for community cleaning

September 9th, 2013

An owner of an art gallery in Newport has criticised the local council after saying that the area around her establishment is being left untidy and unhygienic, even when calls to have it cleaned are made. Janet Martin, the owner of Barnabas Arts House on New Ruperra street Newport,... Read more

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City traders take cleaning into their own hands

September 5th, 2013

Fed-up business owners and traders in one Scottish city are taking the task of cleaning of the streets around their stores into their own hands, after criticising the acts of the local council and its failure to keep the areas as clean and tidy as they would like them.... Read more

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Latitude organisers in ‘big green clean’

July 24th, 2013

Glastonbury’s big clean up was one of the most environmentally-friendly on record, which is something the organisers of Latitude have tried to replicate after a week of live music, poetry and theatre in Suffolk. Once a little-known event, Latitude has soared to popularity over the past few years, becoming... Read more

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