The attraction of daytime cleaning

24th of September 2020
The attraction of daytime cleaning

The German contract cleaning association is focusing on daytime working, writes ECJ’s Katja Scholz.

Around 660,000 workers are employed by the largest skilled trades employer in Germany – the idea of daytime cleaning is attractive or them, both professionally and for their own private situation. “By daytime cleaning we

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Efforts to combat ’corona kilos’ in gym cleaning

23rd of September 2020
Efforts to combat ’corona kilos’ in gym cleaning

A look at how gyms in Denmark are being cleaned post-lockdown from ECJ’s Lotte Printz.

“Keep away from the gyms,” a Danish virologist proclaimed shortly after Danish society went into lockdown on March 11. Heavy breathing and people standing close when exercising. A week later all gyms in Denmark were forced to close and had to

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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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Cleaning - a complex combination

18th of September 2020
Cleaning - a complex combination

UK reporter Lynn Webster on the science of cleaning.

Cleaning has often been described as a science, in fact it is decades since we had the City and Guilds qualification in Cleaning Science providing the sound scientific background to many cleaning routines and processes. Never more so has the science behind cleaning being at the forefront of

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Italian cleaning sector offers expertise on coronavirus

17th of September 2020
Italian cleaning sector offers expertise on coronavirus

Anna Garbagna in Italy on how sector associations have been key in offering expertise during Covid-19.

For many months, the Covid-19 emergency has been occupying our lives, modifying them and changing how we plan for our future. It could not be any different for the professional cleaning sector, which has been in the front line from the start.

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Learning on the job

13th of July 2020
Learning on the job

News of an interesting training project in Germany from ECJ's Katja Scholz.

Combining theoretical learning with practical activity is probably the most effective way of assimilating something. Those in charge at the Schleswig-Holstein regional vocational college for contract cleaningare certainly convinced of that. “To this end, we work

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