Car washing on a grand scale

16th of January 2019 Article by Alexandra Lachner
Car washing on a grand scale

ECJ's Alexandra Lachner reports from Mr Wash in Stuttgart, one of the largest car washes in the world.

“How much dirt do our customers actually bring in with them?” This was the question Robert Kerbler asked himself in preparing for his interview with ECJ. “More or less clean cars drive into our black box-like facilities and drive out again, clean.” Between the process of driving in and driving out again, ..

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Robots at railway stations

3rd of January 2019 Article by Christian Bouzols
Robots at railway stations

Christian Bouzols reports for ECJ about cleaning robots now in use at SNCF railway stations.

Keeping its stations clean is a matter of great importance to the SNCF (Société Nationale des Chemins de fer Français). Some two tons of waste are picked up every day in a typical main railway station. The thousands of passengers who tread the platforms daily also leave marks that need to be cleaned.

The robot..

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Dining, clubbing and cleaning

13th of December 2018 Article by Lotte Printz
Dining, clubbing and cleaning

Clubbing can lead to many things. Like starting a cleaning venture. From Malmö in Sweden ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz has this report.

Someone recently told me that when eating out with her family, she always checks the restaurant’s washroom before asking for the menu: “If I know what the lavatories look like, I can most certainly tell you what the restaurant’s kitchen looks like…  and thus wh..

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Invest in the quality experience

7th of December 2018 Article by John Griep
Invest in the quality experience

The fact your office is technically clean says nothing about how users experience the cleaning quality. As a cleaning company, you can offer a service that goes beyond simply cleaning an office. You can increase the quality experience and add real value, writes John Griep of VSR.

Being a cleaning association, we have focused for many years on measuring technical cleaning quality. Our name, Vereniging Schoonmaak Research (Associat..

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Reduce the spread of infection

27th of November 2018 Article by Gordon McVean
Reduce the spread of infection

Gordon McVean of Truvox International explores how versatile floorcare machinery can stop viruses in their tracks.

2018 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the most catastrophic public health crises in modern history, the 1918 influenza pandemic known colloquially as "Spanish flu". Flu spreads at this time of year, when temperatures fall. The World Health Organisation recently launched a spotlight on seasonal flu, what we can l..

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