From the proceeds raised through the Cleaning Show, the British Cleaning Council is able to sponsor its members for award ceremonies, publications, and industry related initiatives. Some of the sponsorship and publications are shown below. For further information on any of these please see websites of corresponding members.
Three publications have been commissioned looking at issues affecting our environment including the role of the cleaner and teenage litter culprits. The publications are `Broken Windows in the Big Brother House`; `From Zero to Hero`; and `I`m just a Teenage Dirtbag Baby`.
Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners
The British Cleaning Council is one of the sponsors of the annual ‘Building Cleanability Awards’ which recognises the efforts of architects who design buildings with cleaning needs in mind.
Cleaning and Support Services Association
CSSA helps to organise the annual Golden Service Awards held in London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel. The awards are known as the ‘Oscars of the cleaning industry’ and reward contract cleaning companies in all sectors. The British Cleaning Council sponsors the ‘Supervisor of the Year’ award.
British Toilet Association
BTA runs the annual ‘Loo of the Year’ awards which recognise the best ‘away from home’ toilet facilities in all sectors in conjunction with the British Cleaning Council . The Association also organised the World Toilet Summit in Belfast in 2005.
Federation of Window Cleaners
The federation produced a safety video sponsored by British Cleaning Council entitled ‘Walk Up, Walk Down’. This was produced to encourage safe practice within the window cleaning industry.
Industrial Cleaning Machine Manufacturers` Association
The British Cleaning Council’s relationship extends to the code of practice documents are available from ICMMA which have been designed to give general guidance on the safe operation and use of cleaning equipment. For anyone interested in ordering any of these documents, please see contact details for ICMMA under `Members`.
ICMMA is using sponsorship from British Cleaning Council to develop further codes of practice for industrial machinery including pressure washers and scrubber driers.
National Carpet Cleaners Association
NCCA has received funding to introduce recognised standards to the carpet cleaning industry. NCCA will be working closely with the British Standards Institution to develop recognised standards, an area of special interest for the British Cleaning Council.