A waste management app that monitors a venue’s waste facilities and provides real-time updates to cleaning staff has taken out first prize at a two-day hackathon hosted by Spotless Group and Startupbootcamp.
A group of businesses in south London are trialling a new splashback wall coating designed to deter street urination and keep the town clean.
Driverless vehicles could be used to clean the streets and clear rubbish in Singapore, after two government agencies jointly called a Request for Information (RFI) exercise seeking the industry’s views.
A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota claim to ‘have invented a new soap molecule made from renewable sources that could reduce the number of chemicals needed in soap products’.
Employees at a Futurice, a digital innovation consultancy in central Helsinki, Finland, have created an app that shows users which toilets in the building are currently free and which are occupied.
Australian manufacturer Ansell has recently released a chemical resistant, single use disposable glove – it claims – is the thinnest in the world.
Italian cleaning manufacturer Filmop has created the very first metal-free multipurpose cleaning trolley that can enter freely into magnetic resonance areas.
The University of Nottingham is currently developing an artificially-intelligent sensor system to clean food manufacturing equipment more precisely.
Australia’s largest supplier of shipping containers has transformed a 20 foot container into a noise pollution barrier to protect Sydneysiders from the noise of the Harbour Bridge being cleaned.
ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has recently helped facilitate the distribution, installation and maintenance of the latest self-cleaning innovation.
A team of European researchers have developed the first fluent-repellent, antibacterial metal surface they say could lead to self-cleaning saucepans, toilets and dishwashers.
Green cleaning is becoming common practice in the cleaning industry, but many insiders claim that it is simply not enough for cleaning companies to be ‘green’ anymore.