Use of nanosilver should be limited – report

21st of April 2017
Use of nanosilver should be limited – report

Alarm bells should be ringing about the increasing use of nanosilver to create antimicrobial products, claim researchers at Sydney's University of Technology.

They warn that the presence of nanosilver - which is used to coat medical items such as wound dressings and catheters - has the potential to cause antimicrobial resistance.

Besides its use

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Cleaning London's Design Museum - watch the ECTV video feature

20th of April 2017
Cleaning London's Design Museum - watch the ECTV video feature

ECJ's online news programme, EC Television, now features an extended version of its special report on London's Design Museum.

We speak to managers from contractor Julius Rutherfoord about the particular challenges of taking care of such an iconic building, which is open to visitors all year.

Watch it here

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UK exhibition sees growth in visitors

19th of April 2017
UK exhibition sees growth in visitors

The Cleaning Show, the UK's professional cleaning exhibition, took place in London recently. Organisers say there was a five per cent increase in overall visitor numbers, to 5,767, and nine per cent more international visitors.

Alongside the show was a seminar programme, which attracted over 1,000 delegates, and the presentation of the Cleaning

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Fragrance and positive connections

18th of April 2017
Fragrance and positive connections

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. He writes his latest blog for ECJ about the vital role of

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WFBSC congress programme focuses on the digital world

13th of April 2017
WFBSC congress programme focuses on the digital world

The programme for this year's World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) congress, which takes place in Berlin from September 18-20, has now been finalised. The theme is Cleaning in a Digital World.

Hosting the congress is the German contract cleaning association BIV - the event will take place alongside the CMS exhibition from

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EC Television - cultural cleaning with Julius Rutherfoord

12th of April 2017
EC Television - cultural cleaning with Julius Rutherfoord

The last episode of this series of EC Television (ECTV) has arrived and we take a trip to London's Design Museum. We speak with Julius Rutherfoord about the challenges of servicing a building that is open to the public all year.

We also bring you the very latest news from the cleaning sector.

ECTV is the only news programme for the professional

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