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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The healthy hand hygiene culture must continue

22nd of April 2020 Article by Chris Wakefield
The healthy hand hygiene culture must continue

Chris Wakefield, vice president, European marketing & product development at GOJO Industries-Europe, says we must ensure that the newfound focus on hand hygiene continues going forwards, not only to safeguard against coronavirus but also the many other harmful germs and viruses that can pose a threat to our health.

Healthy hand hygiene practice has increased enormously since the beginning of 2020. The main reason behind this ..

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Keeping the city of Paris clean

8th of April 2020 Article by Christian Bouzols
Keeping the city of Paris clean

In Paris, the matter of keeping the city clean has been a major talking point - Christian Bouzols reports.

The campaign for the municipal elections in France, due in mid-March, is well under way and in Paris the matter of keeping the city clean is a major issue.

All the candidates have their own proposals. As regards street cleaning, here are those of the three people hoping to become mayor of Paris.

The incumbent..

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Cleaning products to be scrutinised

20th of March 2020 Article by Lotte Printz
Cleaning products to be scrutinised

Scandinavian reporter for ECJ Lotte Printz reports on a Swedish study mapping the use of and the health impacts of detergents and cleaning products.

Belgian research has indicated that cleaners are at a high risk of dying from COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Other international studies have revealed that chemicals present in detergents and cleaning products may cause reduced lung function and asthma over time. Evide..

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