Get the facts straight on plastic

21st of July 2017 Article by James Lee
Get the facts straight on plastic

From bin liners to bottles, the cleaning industry is a major buyer of plastic and plastic-packaged products, and for many this raises questions about sustainability. But Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee says commentators need to carefully consider the facts before bashing plastics.

Plastic materials and the cleaning industry are inextricably linked, in the same way that plastic packaging is ubiquitous across almost ..

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Facebook - should it be a tool of the trade?

13th of July 2017 Article by Laura Napper
Facebook - should it be a tool of the trade?

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 focuses on Facebook.

Facebook is not my cup of tea at all - personally or for my business. However I do agree it is a fantastic way of building a local audience, depending on what your business is and who your target c..

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Industry to gather in Berlin for WFBSC congress

30th of June 2017 Article by Markus Asch
Industry to gather in Berlin for WFBSC congress

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He looks ahead to the forthcoming World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) congress in Berlin from September 18-20.

One of this year's industry highlights is fast approaching - the WFBSC Congress, which will take place parallel to..

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Another summer of litter shaming?

20th of June 2017 Article by Lotte Printz
Another summer of litter shaming?

Should we rely on civil service employees to clean up after us? ECJ reporter Lotte Printz takes a look at summer littering in Denmark.

Summer is here. And hopefully temperatures and lots of sunny spells allow us to spend time outdoors, enjoying a can of beer by a stream of city lake or barbecuing in public parks. But who’s going to clean up? If we look at one of these areas after a hot day in Denmark, civil service employee..

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Not every disability is visible

8th of June 2017 Article by Paul Wonnacott
Not every disability is visible

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. Here he talks about Vectair's involvement with Crohn's and  Colitis UK.

In January, UK supermarket giant Tesco announced new toilet signage for ‘invisible' conditions. The new signage is to be rolled out to over 700 stores, using the tagline that "not all disabilities are visible". This foll..

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