COP26 - more broken promises?

13th of January 2022
COP26 - more broken promises?

COP26 climate talks wound up at the end of last year with global decision-makers returning home with a clear message ringing in their ears ... ‘enough blah blah blah, it’s time for transformative action’. Hartley Milner reports on crucial pledges made by the private sector towards meeting net-zero carbon targets.

On an

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EFCI annual report - resilience through crisis

21st of December 2021
EFCI annual report - resilience through crisis

EFCI, the organisation representing the cleaning services sector at European level, has published its latest report compiled from data supplied by national associations. It shows that in 2018, the industry grew by eight per cent and the sector employed 4.1 million people. It also demonstrates just how resilient the industry has been throughout the

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The sustainability focus

22nd of November 2021
The sustainability focus

Climate change, waste reduction, energy savings, water conservation  - what are today’s most pressing sustainability issues? Ann Laffeaty asks industry representatives about their environmental priorities.

Sustainability, like everything else, is subject to trends. As a society we naturally react to the most immediate threats. For

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Speculating on the future of cash

19th of November 2021
Speculating on the future of cash

The huge surge in digital transactions during the Covid pandemic has renewed speculation about the future of cash. So will we see the emergence of a cashless global economy anytime soon? Hartley Milner seeks some answers.

Remember the last time you handled cash? For me, it was the rental fees I raked in from the portfolio of houses and hotels I

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Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

18th of November 2021
Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

An increase in health awareness is expected to drive the global washroom hygiene market over the coming years. Koen van den Braak, global marketing and sales director at FoOom Advanced Dispensing, takes a look at how current trends and challenges may affect the dispenser sector.

My ideal experience would be to enter a restaurant and the first

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The cleaning sector as a vector for job creation

2nd of November 2021
The cleaning sector as a vector for job creation

With more than 4.2 million employees across Europe, the cleaning sector needs the right tools to support its efforts to guarantee flexibility, safety, adequate training and recognition of their work. The pandemic has put our sector in the spotlight, and the EFCI and its members have worked to support the industry in its efforts to continue

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