Recycling - what goes around comes around

13th of October 2017 Article by James Lee
Recycling - what goes around comes around

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee encourages the cleaning industry to lobby government to take recycling in public more seriously.

Championed by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), the theme of the recent Recycle Week in the UK is Recycle - It's Worth It, focusing on the idea of what goes around, comes around.

The concept is to highlight the lifecycle of mate..

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Holiday hygiene

26th of September 2017 Article by Paul Wonnacott
Holiday hygiene

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems.

By now most of us will have already been on our annual summer holiday - something that us Brits look forward to with a passion. According to the ONS, British people made over 65 million foreign trips in 2015. But it's not cheap - according to new research by Asda Money, taking a family of four on a su..

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Using LinkedIn

12th of September 2017 Article by Laura Napper
Using LinkedIn

Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management, continues her series of exclusive blogs about social media for the ECJ website. Here she talks about using LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is a fascinating tool for the cleaning professional for several reasons. Firstly, it allows people to act as an ambassador for their company - no hiding behind » view blog post

Knowledge knocks down sick leave

30th of August 2017 Article by Lotte Printz
Knowledge knocks down sick leave

Back pain is among the most costly and widespread conditions in Denmark, however mere knowledge is likely to lower work absence, writes Lotte Printz.

There’s no easy way to lower sick leave. Or so it has been said. But now it seems that something as simple as words can do the trick. All it takes to lower back pain-related sick leave considerably are two one-hour talks on basic anatomy and modern pain models. And that’..

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Calling all cleaners – help improve food waste segregation!

17th of August 2017 Article by James Lee
Calling all cleaners – help improve food waste segregation!

Time and again, good intentions fail at the point of disposal when it comes to waste segregation. Cleaners working in offices, hospitals and other facilities can help drive change - and it could benefit their business too, says Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee in his latest blog for ECJ.

You don't need to look too far to read a headline about our food waste crisis, and the struggle to improve or even just maintain w..

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