CLEANING SECTOR

Cleaners adapting to more rigorous standards

Cleaners at malls, foodcourts and toilets have had to adapt to the more rigorous cleaning standards since the start of the pandemic.

Pandemic spurs transformation in cleaning industry here

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered rapid changes in the cleaning industry, as the overwhelming demand for more cleaners and better cleaning services is likely to extend far beyond the outbreak...

Interest in disinfection tunnels picks up ahead of circuit breaker ending; two installed so far

The non-toxic disinfectant is said to be effective in eradicating up to 99.99 per cent of viruses and bacteria on surfaces.

Cleaning start-up gives shares to its top cleaners

As an operations manager of a cleaning company, Mr Asrin Che Hosni earns just enough to make ends meet and save a little for his retirement.

It Changed My Life: School dropout cleans up his act - and becomes CEO

Getting to where he is has been a soap opera of a journey for Mr Vernon Kwek, the chief executive of Primech Services & Engineering.

First pair of robot cleaners report for work at National Gallery, Jewel Changi Airport

A pair of similar-looking robots will start work today - scrubbing floors at the National Gallery Singapore and collecting garbage at the newly opened Jewel Changi Airport.

Cleaning companies bring in workers from more countries

Cleaning companies have started hiring foreign workers from countries such as Myanmar and Thailand to meet the rising demand for part-time cleaning services.

What junk disposal firms find

A pair of the latest Puma trainers, brand-new Hello Kitty toys and an apparently unused Louis Vuitton wallet are not what most people would throw away, but they are among the discarded items...

Plans for more robots, sensors as NEA launches road map to transform cleaning, waste management sectors

In the coming years, you might see robots cleaning and disinfecting areas in Changi General Hospital, or older cleaners donning exoskeleton to give them extra support as they perform their duties...

Firm goes green cleaning up industrial grime

TuffChem Environmental Services provides industrial cleaning services and chemical sales but unlike similar firms, it focuses on the environment with clean processes and green chemicals. In the...