The balance between sustainability and hygiene

16th of November 2020
The balance between sustainability and hygiene

The use of disposable products and plastic PPE has been dramatically stepped up during the pandemic. But can such methods be sustainable? Or should we be prepared to compromise on sustainability while our health is at risk?

The sustainability movement has gathered momentum over recent years – in the cleaning industry along with everywhere

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EFCI promotes good procurement and contracting practices

30th of October 2020
EFCI promotes good procurement and contracting practices

The value of public procurement, from over 250,000 public authorities in the EU, is 14 per cent of European Union GDP, or two trillion Euro a year, according to the European Commission. Public procurement contracts are evidently very important in the economy of most business services sectors, such as cleaning, contract catering and security, which

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Sustainability - hitting the mark

5th of October 2020
Sustainability - hitting the mark

As the focus on environmental impact and sustainability becomes increasingly important, the cleaning industry has a major role to play. Sitemark’s Mike Boxall discusses how benchmarking can identify ways for cleaning teams to become more sustainable, cut down on waste and how businesses can turn waste and recycling into a revenue

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The spirit of enterprise lives on

1st of October 2020
The spirit of enterprise lives on

Businesses are being brought to their knees amid the most disruptive global emergency in generations. For some, there can be no recovery. But many others are finding ways to get back on their feet when all seemed lost. Hartley Milner talks to three entrepreneurs who rose to the challenge.

As the hunt for a Covid-19 vaccine continues apace, it seems

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EFCI presents vision of recovery in post-Covid-19 Europe

22nd of September 2020
EFCI presents vision of recovery in post-Covid-19 Europe

EFCI, the organisation representing the contract cleaning sector in Europe, has been preparing a forward-looking analysis on the state of the sector with a view to addressing opportunities
and challenges. 

While Europe’s roadmap to recovery is gradually taking the shape of an unprecedented joint financial effort, the EFCI has been at

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Containing E.coli spread

23rd of July 2020
Containing E.coli spread

Latest research has found not washing hands is behind the spread of a key strain of E.Coli. This, and the COVID-19 pandemic, makes it vital for businesses to ensure good handwashing practice is front of mind. Jamie Woodhall, technical and innovation manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene writes for ECJ.

There are two possible sources of E. coli

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