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News on an environmental initiative from Tom Crockford in Scandinavia.
Much is talked and written about the development of ‘green’ cleaning products, and the need to minimise their impact on the environment. A quick glance through the ads in this magazine will confirm this trend, with companies everywhere trumpeting their focus on
As ECJ correspondent Oleg Popov of contract cleaning company Cristanval explains, the Russian cleaning market is immature and as such lacks qualified personnel.
Since the cleaning market in Russia is still rather immature, it often lacks qualified personal. The profession of 'cleaner' is brand new (it has never existed in former times), and there
As the new coalition government unveils its programme of spending cuts, the UK reporter for ECJ considers how they may affect the cleaning sector.
As the ‘cuts’ or the threat of cuts hover over us, we have a plethora of protestations regarding the damage the policies might do. Most of these come from people who helped to create the
An update on the story in September's edition of ECJ from German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh.
In the last issue we reported a supposed lack of hygiene conscience in the pharmaceutical department of the ‘Mainzer Universitätsklinik’ (University hospital of Mainz). Three babies died after the application of bacteria contaminated
As French reporter Christian Bouzols explains, the French cleaning federation has set aside funds to help apprentices in the industry with living costs.
As young people starting off in working life, apprentices often need a bit of material support. They’ll need to find a place to live, to have a driving licence and to acquire some of the
Dutch correspondent Anton Duisterwinkel discusses software dedicated to cleaning operations.
The Netherlands has a bit of a reputation when it comes to software development. Examples are games like Overlord and the gaming sites of Spil Games; the navigation software of Tom-Tom and accounting software. No less so in cleaning. Specific cleaning