Work - don’t let it kill you

27th of December 2016
Work - don’t let it kill you

“Hard work won’t kill you,” the saying goes. Well, it might actually. Working long hours can be very bad for your health and trigger a stroke or bring on a heart attack. So why do we do it, asks Hartley Milner.

In Japan, they have a word for it – karoshi, which translates as ‘death by overwork’. And every year,

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Seasons greetings from ECJ

23rd of December 2016
Seasons greetings from ECJ

We would like to wish all our ECJ readers a peaceful Christmas, and a happy and healthy 2017.

Thank you for continuing to visit the ECJ site, and for reading ECJ. We value your contributions and comments, and look forward to maintaining and improving the quality of information we offer to the professional cleaning sector across Europe and

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Bunzl branches out in Europe

22nd of December 2016
Bunzl branches out in Europe

Global distribution company Bunzl is to acquire two more businesses in Denmark and France.

Sæbe Compagniet, which is based near Copenhagen, is a distributor of cleaning and hygiene related products - principally in the hotel, restaurant and catering sectors - in Denmark. Completion of the acquisition is subject to clearance of the

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What challenges await the cleaning sector?

21st of December 2016
What challenges await the cleaning sector?

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ - taking a look ahead to the new year.

In the coming year digitisation will continue to be a key topic for business progress. For our sector, in particular, it

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Milan Tissue World date for 2107

21st of December 2016
Milan Tissue World date for 2107

Milan is the venue for Tissue World 2017, the conference and exhibition for the hygienic tissue paper business. After moving from Barcelona where it was held since 2013, it will be held from April 10-12 at Fieramilanocity.

The exhibition will feature over 200 exhibitors from over 30 countries, featuring key players from throughout the supply

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Indonesians hold ‘design a toilet’ competition

20th of December 2016
Indonesians hold ‘design a toilet’ competition

Indonesian people are being given a challenge: design a public toilet.

The gauntlet has been thrown down by the Indonesian Toilet Association which aims promote healthier and more environmentally-focused public facilities.

According to a recent Water Aid study Indonesia comes second only to India in terms of numbers of people who defecate in the

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