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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The cleaning and hygiene industry deserves to be celebrated

3rd of June 2016 Article by Dr Ilham Kadri
The cleaning and hygiene industry deserves to be celebrated

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here she discusses the importance of acknowledging success at awards ceremonies, whilst also explaining why winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

In my role at Diversey Care, it has become commonplace for me to attend various award ceremonies across the globe which recognise the great work which has occurred i..

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Professional cleaning is becoming more technologically advanced

24th of May 2016 Article by Markus Asch
Professional cleaning is becoming more technologically advanced

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He looks back at ISSA/Interclean in Amsterdam earlier this month and the main trends emerging there.

Have you heard? At this year's ISSA/Interclean, there were more intensive discussions than ever before among ex..

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Training is the route to success in the cleaning industry

18th of May 2016 Article by Michelle Marshall
Training is the route to success in the cleaning industry

Michelle Marshall, editor of ECJ, discusses the importance of training and skills in the cleaning sector. Standards of excellence will be recognised and rewarded in the new European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards in Barcelona this September.

Does it bother you that people in the cleaning industry are regularly described as ‘just cl..

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