Clean smarter, not harder

30th of June 2020 Article by Lotte Printz
Clean smarter, not harder

An event on digitalisation in the cleaning sector took place just before Denmark went into lockdown. This report from ECJ’s Danish reporter Lotte Printz.

All 100 attendees were welcomed personally with a handshake when RENT Digitalt (Clean Digitally or Pure Digital, in translation), a one-day conference on digitalisation in the cleaning industry, opened in March. In itself a clear indicator the event took place in pre-..

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Pest detectors can reduce pressure on cleaning teams

16th of June 2020 Article by Robert Fryers
Pest detectors can reduce pressure on cleaning teams

Robert Fryers, ceo and co-founder at Spotta, explains how smart technology can help with pest control within large buildings - taking the pressure off cleaning teams.

Facilities managers around the world are addressing their procedures, processes and key performance indicators to prepare for reopening following COVID-19 lockdown. An array of new policies will limit FM and cleaning teams' capabilities in the short-to-medium-term a..

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The post-lockdown washroom

3rd of June 2020 Article by Paul Wonnacott
The post-lockdown washroom

Paul Wonnacott, managing director of Vectair Systems, explains why washrooms sitting idle could cause a headache for commercial facilities.

The coronavirus pandemic has meant widespread closures for many types of establishments, such as restaurants, pubs and gyms - and for these venues, it doesn't look likely that the lockdown will be lifted any time soon.

I know this will have an impact on washroom hygiene. Month-long cl..

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Which disinfectant?

19th of May 2020 Article by Steve Teasdale
Which disinfectant?

Steve Teasdale, co-founder and vice president of scientific affairs at Innuscience, takes a look at the different types of disinfectant by type of microorganism they are effective against.

It's still worth remembering though that throughout this Coronavirus pandemic there is a simple message to follow. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, including up to your wrists and for a minimum of 20 seconds; wash down..

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Plastic packaging’s protective role during this pandemic

5th of May 2020 Article by James Lee
Plastic packaging’s protective role during this pandemic

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee shares his insights in this blog for ECJ.

During these difficult times, we are encouraged to spread positivity, and I'd like to highlight the important role that plastic packaging is playing in helping key workers fight against COVID-19. It is used for medical equipment and to safely protect specialist items, which is extremely important for infection control at the moment. Plastic i..

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