How to ensure that the cleaning industry is awash with great leaders

26th of July 2016 Article by Dr Ilham Kadri
How to ensure that the cleaning industry is awash with great leaders

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here, she explains the secret to her success as an effective leader and how she actively encourages the promotion of employee advancement to leadership positions.

Great leaders come in various shapes and sizes. An effective leader must be influential, an excellent communicator, consistently respectful and work to promote ch..

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The curriculum of life?

20th of July 2016 Article by Lotte Printz
The curriculum of life?

Is it fair that children should clean up their own mess while at school? Danish children don’t seem to mind, says ECJ reporter Lotte Printz.

Five minutes before the final bell, pupils at Pedersborg School in the little Danish town of Sorø get ready to go home. But five children in each class stay on. They turn on some music and find some floor and table swiffers and start clean..

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Talking about the taboo

24th of June 2016 Article by Paul Wonnacott
Talking about the taboo

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. He writes his latest blog for ECJ.

Hygiene, and more specifically bathroom habits, can often be a tricky subject to talk about. Part of the problem is that t..

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To stay or not to stay...

21st of June 2016 Article by Lynn Webster
To stay or not to stay...

ECJ UK blogger Lynn Webster looks ahead to the EU referendum in the UK, which takes place this Thursday.

On June 23 registered voters of the UK will finally give their response to the question that has dominated the airwaves, newspapers and everyday conversation for what sometimes seems like an eternity: “Should the UK remain a member of the European Union or leave it?” It is difficult to believe that the official sta..

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The rising popularity of home-made cleaning solutions

10th of June 2016 Article by Richard Crawford
The rising popularity of home-made cleaning solutions

UK oven cleaning specialist Richard Crawford believes people are now far more aware of environmentally-friendly cleaning chemicals and are even turning to making their own.

We recently celebrated both World Health Day and National Cleaning Day in the UK. This works out quite well, as the two are very much related. A clean living environment is our first line of defence against disease. For a number of reasons, thousands of..

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