Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

Obama backs bio-based products

A presidential memo that requires the federal government to track and increase purchases of bio products has been scheduled by Obama. Products such as hand soap from soybeans, furniture from sunflowers hull wood or disposable spoons made from potatoes are just a few of the products which are being mentioned.

“We want to get to the point where we’re using everything we grow and everything we raise” to create jobs, help the environment and reduce petrol use, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said in an interview.

Obama is conducting him to increase by 50%, within a year, the number of eligible products  is now about 9,000.

The Cleaning Show 2013

This exhibition is organised every two years on behalf of the cleaning industry by BCCE Ltd, a company jointly owned by the British Cleaning Council and Quartz Business Media.
93% of exhibitors at The Cleaning Show 2011 found the show successful.
78% of visitors to The Cleaning Show 2011 were personally involved in the selecting and buying of cleaning products and services.
96% of exhibitors were happy with the quality and quantity of visitors.
89% of visitors to The Cleaning Show 2011 found they successfully achieved their objectives for attending the show.

Guests which attend the Cleaning Show are set to have big budgets. The more recent shows have shown an increasing amount of attendants, with 8,000 people who attended, nearly 20% had an annual budget between £50k-£250k to spend on their cleaning needs. In addition to this, 11% of guests had over £1 million to spend each year on this.