The myths about lithium

14th of November 2018
The myths about lithium

Battery Service Hub (BSH) is an independent provider of battery and charger solutions to a number of industrial markets. Director Andy Riddle looks at why lithium ion technology has been slow to be adopted by the cleaning sector.

While it is proving to be successful in a number of mobile applications, lithium ion has been slow to emerge into the

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Intelligent matting

12th of November 2018
Intelligent matting

ECJ speaks to Lee Fox, sales and marketing director of matting specialist Kleen-Tex, about
the key role mats play in commercial buildings.

Mats are often perceived as a mundane purchase, something for people to wipe their feet on to keep the worst of the dirt at bay. But an intelligent choice and positioning of matting can do much more than that.

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Air freshnening - scents and sensibilities

9th of November 2018
Air freshnening - scents and sensibilities

How do air freshener manufacturers tread the fine line between gently fragrancing an environment and creating an overpowering aroma, asks Ann Laffeaty.

According to a new memoir, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs told his daughter that she “smelled like a toilet” when she visited him on his deathbed. However, this seemingly harsh-sounding

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Floor care - what's the problem?

8th of November 2018
Floor care - what's the problem?

Does the type of facility have an impact on the challenge involved when it comes to cleaning its floor? Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers their views.

On the face of it, a hard floor is a hard floor wherever it happens to be. But the whole point of a floor is to be walked upon  - and the type and intensity of the traffic it receives will vary

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Sustainability - how to buy responsibly

6th of November 2018
Sustainability - how to buy responsibly

With the announcement of the latest Circular Economy Package, an even greater onus has been placed on industry to demonstrate a commitment to sustainable business. Lorcan Mekitarian, RPC bpi recycled products sales director, explains how, for cleaning firms looking to expand their environmental behaviour, procurement is the best place to

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Carpet cleaning conundrums

3rd of October 2018
Carpet cleaning conundrums

Cleaning a carpet can be fraught with difficulties - but what are the hardest tasks facing today’s carpet care experts and why?

Carpet cleaning is one of the most complex tasks in the industry. The types of substances that are likely to end up on a soft floor vary tremendously: carpet care experts may have to remove the residue from sticky

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