It takes two to tango

3rd of June 2021 Article by Lotte Printz
It takes two to tango

Scandinavian reporter Lotte Printz on the interaction between journalists and the cleaning industry. A clash of professions? 

Let’s make it very clear from the beginning. This is not some sob story from a hurt journalist. In my time as a correspondent for ECJ, I’ve talked to and met many obliging people in and around this industry.  But I’ve also ‘met’ some closed doors and ‘silent&rs..

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Cleaning Revolution - fact or fiction?

27th of May 2021 Article by Lynn Webster
Cleaning Revolution - fact or fiction?

Lynn Webster in the UK explains why pre-pandemic cleaning regimes must now be questioned.

No one would have considered 12 months ago that we would experience the year we have all had. That we would only now be considering the return to a ‘new normal’ workplace. The options of phased returns; flexible working arrangements along with reopening of hospitality and retail experiences.

So is the cleaning industry re..

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Hand sanitiser safety

19th of May 2021 Article by Chris Wakefield
Hand sanitiser safety

Chris Wakefield, managing director UK & Ireland at GOJO Industries-Europe asks whether your hand sanitiser measures up and explains the risks of "open-refill" dispensers.

Over the past 18 months, we have seen the importance of hand hygiene in action. Awareness of the vital role it plays in reducing the spread of infection has never been greater. Indeed, nowadays, especially as society is tentatively reopening, supplying hand ..

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A critical view of façade coatings

14th of May 2021 Article by John Griep
A critical view of façade coatings

Dutch correspondent John Griep examines the claims made by façade coating manufacturers and offers advice to companies offering these services.

For cleaning companies, applying façade coatings provides an extra opportunity in their service offering. This is why more and more commercial façade coating offerings are available, with and without nanoclaim.

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Offshore cleaners on deck in Norway

21st of April 2021 Article by Lotte Printz
Offshore cleaners on deck in Norway

Take a trip offshore to meet an unusual breed of cleaners with Scandinavian reporter Lotte Printz.

Like most workplaces, offshore oil-drilling platforms have not escaped new tasks and cleaning protocols brought along by the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally, changes like these take some getting used to, but for the Norwegian global energy company Equinor’s own cleaning staff that..

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