Hand hygiene - a changing landscape

7th of January 2022
Hand hygiene - a changing landscape

Chris Wakefield, managing director UK & Ireland for GOJO Industries-Europe, discusses the effects of the pandemic on the hand hygiene industry and how to maintain compliance in a sea of coronavirus fatigue.

We are emerging from the most tumultuous of times; a period which has particularly tested – and continues to challenge – the

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Chemicals forever

23rd of November 2021
Chemicals forever

A growing concern about the potential risks posed by “forever chemicals” has created bad publicity for an industry that already receives negative press on a regular basis. So what are “forever chemicals”, and how far are they used in cleaning, asks ECJ?

The term “forever chemicals” sounds like something out of

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Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

18th of November 2021
Washroom dispensing - with opportunities come challenges

An increase in health awareness is expected to drive the global washroom hygiene market over the coming years. Koen van den Braak, global marketing and sales director at FoOom Advanced Dispensing, takes a look at how current trends and challenges may affect the dispenser sector.

My ideal experience would be to enter a restaurant and the first

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Essential components

3rd of November 2021
Essential components

The right choice of electronic components in a cleaning machine is just as important as the ergonomics and mechanical design. Marco Bruni at SED Special Electronic Design explains why in this exclusive piece for ECJ.

The right choice of the electronic components of a cleaning machine is as important as the good ergonomics and mechanical design to

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Why care about a hard floor?

2nd of November 2021
Why care about a hard floor?

Why do hard floors need regular care? Ann Laffeaty looks at arguments for regular cleaning and maintenance and asks manufacturers about the types of activities that can lead to the most floor damage.

It is usually taken as read that hard floors need regular care. But why? Tasks such as cleaning, sweeping, scrubber drying and polishing are all

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Why clean a carpet?

12th of October 2021
Why clean a carpet?

What are the main benefits of cleaning a carpet? Manufacturers set out the case for a regular maintenance programme to Ann Laffeaty.

The importance of cleaning frequently-touched surfaces has become starkly clear during the pandemic. It makes perfect sense to sanitise tabletops, chair arms, door handles and light switches at regular intervals to

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