Sandra Sieber, professor at the IESE Business School University of Navarra, is one of the speakers at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards conference - taking place in Barcelona on September 29. Here, she examines how smart technologies will affect the cleaning sector and looks ahead to the event.
There are several key exhibitions that take
ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz takes a look at waste management and litter attitudes at music festivals in Denmark.
Plastic cups, food wrappers, cigarette butts. The music festival season is upon us. Where 50,000 people (festival-goers, volunteers and artists) are gathered every day of a festival, which is the case at the second-largest festival
The ISSA Hygieia Network, the international group dedicated to the advancement and retention of women at all levels of the global cleaning industry, will host two events as part of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition and ISSA Convention from October 25-28 in Chicago.
Networking Secrets of Successful Women, presented by best-selling
Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He examines the great imbalance between the importance of the cleaning sector, and how it is appreciated by the world at large.
Biofilms are everywhere. They are highly resilient; hard to remove and implicated in a staggering 80 per cent of infections. But what exactly are they? Are cleaners aware of the dangers they pose? And should we be scared?
It is the news that none of us wanted to hear: bacteria are becoming organised. We like to think of them as unsophisticated
Facilities management companies Servest in the UK and France's Atalian have formed a joint venture to enable them to provide integrated FM solutions on a pan-European basis.
The 50/50 owned project, which will operate under the name Atalian Servest Ltd, will look to capitalise on both organisations' reputations in their respective markets