Ireland’s litter problem improves over a 12-month period

1st of July 2022
Ireland’s litter problem improves over a 12-month period

Ireland's town centres are getting cleaner after Covid-19, according to a new study.

Cleaning schedules are returning to normal, fewer items of PPE are being discarded and there is less alcohol being consumed outdoors. As a result there has been a reduction in the amount of litter on the country's streets, claims Business Against Litter.

The

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Office cleaning is ‘most important incentive for workers’

29th of June 2022
Office cleaning is ‘most important incentive for workers’

A US survey has revealed that a clean office is the best incentive that employers can offer if they want to tempt staff back into the workplace.

In fact, adequate cleaning measures were found to be vital to workers' willingness to return to the office.

The study, carried out by the Cleaning Coalition of America in March 2022, polled 258

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Let’s hear it for cleaners!

28th of June 2022
Let’s hear it for cleaners!

Cleaners are the life-blood of our industry. ECJ celebrates the amazing work they do and looks at the many ways in which cleaners go above and beyond what is expected of them.

WE ALL DEPEND ON the invisible workforce that toils tirelessly to ensure that our streets and facilities are clean and litter-free. Cleaners are expected to remove

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Cleaners and smart technology - working hand in hand?

27th of June 2022
Cleaners and smart technology - working hand in hand?

Cleaners are becoming increasingly used to digital systems in their day-to-day work. Or are they? Are smart solutions making life easier for staff, or simply adding to their stress? ECJ looks at the evolving relationship between cleaners and technology.

CLEANING HAS ALWAYS BEEN a difficult job. It requires physical strength, thoroughness, hard

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Train to improve processes

24th of June 2022
Train to improve processes

Cleaning and disinfection processes have become enhanced significantly during the pandemic and education around that must be targeted in order to improve processes and safety. Rich Prinz of EvaClean - specialist in sustainable disinfection solutions - writes exclusively for ECJ.

PRIOR TO THE PANDEMIC, cleaning went on behind the scenes with

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Floor polishing preferences

23rd of June 2022
Floor polishing preferences

What are customers looking for when choosing a floor polishing system? Are they mostly concerned with factors such as productivity and price, for example? And what other factors should they take into account such as user safety, ergonomics and performance?

HARD FLOORS NEED TO BE kept in tip-top condition in order to increase their lifespan and

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