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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017

European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017

The shortlist of finalists in the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 has been announced today. These awards recognising standards of excellence in the professional cleaning sector Europe-wide and launched by ECJ are in their second year – the winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel in Rome on November 9.

From over 100 entries submitted by service providers, manufacturers and distributors the judges have now selected those that will go forward as finalists in the 10 categories.

Diversey Care is the event partner. Lucart is the silver sponsor.

Best use of technology by contractors in their cleaning programmes.

Sponsored by Diversey Care

BeSense and CSU
How Bouygues Energies & Services use SmartView Technology to Manage the Efficiency of Cleaning Contracts
How UVC Xenon light (XENEX GERM-ZAPPING ROBOTS® Disinfection System), is used by CLECE in Hospitals to improve Cleaning Services Quality
Julius Rutherfoord & Co
University of Wolverhampton and SmartTask

Commitment to and investment in training.

Sponsored by Greenspeed

Birkin Services
Cleaning Dry System
Julius Rutherfoord & Co
“Markas Academy” Project

Excellence in client/contractor partnerships

Birkin Services
FBD and Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
Julius Rutherfoord & Co
Youngflex: co creation by Albeda College and Gom Schoonhouden

Distributors – excellence in added value initiatives.

Sponsored by Lucart

Eko Iniciativa by Valtex
ICE Smartcall
WE Italia SRL

Sustainability – best practice in implementing principles throughout the business.

Sponsored by Werner & Mertz.

City of Ghent: Sustainable cleaning from A to Z
Going full circle – Greenspeed’s circular cleaning approach
Markas best practice for sustainability: the Montichiari Hospital project
Ökologische Gebäudereinigung, Piepenbrock

Workforce – excellence in employee relationships, diversity & inclusion, rewards programmes, etc

Cleanology puts health, safety and wellbeing for its workforce at the top of its agenda
Julius Rutherfoord & Co
“Markas Academy” Project
Maximum Impact, Breedweer Facilitaire Diensten

Best initiative raising the profile and perception of the professional cleaning sector – locally or on a wider level

Partnership and Social Awareness, Tenterden Twilight Commercial Cleaning
Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Maggiore della Carità di Novara: the hygiene hands game for children, the infection prevention starts from the beginning!
LIFE (Labour Intensive Facility Event) – ANIP Road Show
How BESA promotes the importance of the professional cleaning sector through its ventilation hygiene training and industry standard TR19

Groundbreaking technological innovation of the year.


BeSense, CSU
Malish Sonic Scrub
Tork PeakServe Continuous Hand Towel Dispensing System, SCA

Inspirational leader of the year.

Sponsored by Truvox International

Avril McCarthy, Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
Jan-Hein Hemke, Facilicom UK
Lorenzo Mattioli, ANIP
Paul Ashton, Birkin Services

Greatest individual contribution to driving up standards of excellence within a cleaning operation

SOO Bartholomew, Birkin Services
Avril McCarthy, Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
Anna Sangaletti, Markas

Lifetime achievement award – to be selected by the judging panel.

Sponsored by Ceris Burns International.

Other sponsors include AfidampBrightwell DispensersNilfisk and Magris.

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