According to Hako it takes the full product life cycle of all its machines into consideration at the design stage. It also aims to use environmentally conscious materials and focuses on how the product can eventually be dismantled and recycled.
The company has developed a number of environmentally friendly features for its machines.
The MopVac B 60/10 C is a new product category which combines the best features of a mop and bucket system with the best features of a scrubber dryer, says manufacturer Kärcher.
With its working width of 60 cm the B 60/10 C can clean five times faster in open areas compared to a regular mop says Kärcher - and it leaves the floor dry.
The Xlerator Eco from Excel Dryer is now available throughout Europe from Dreumex. This uses ‘no heat’ technology to dry the hands in 15 seconds using just 500 watts of energy.
Up to three units can be installed on one 20 amp circuit and this is said to significantly reduce the time as well as the cost of
The Giselle system from De Nora Next produces a sodium hypochlorite sanitising solution on site and on demand using only salt, tap water and electricity.
The company claims the system enables a wide range of locations and objects to be hygienically cleaned including hand-touch sites, tables, glass, surfaces that come into contact with foodstuffs,
Americo recently introduced Full Cycle base material for its floor pads. They are made from 100 per cent recycled PET plastic bottles, now with accelerated degradation after use. And only water-based resins are used in the production process.
In Europe the company’s partner is Wecoline and the range is Full Cycle Wecoline pads by
Vectair Systems has introduced V-Air Solid – a multi-phasing and passive air freshener with sub-micron fragrance technology. It is VOC exempt - making it safe for use in any public place - and free of solvents, propellants and HFCs. It also contains no batteries, all it needs to work is natural airflow. The refill is 100 per cent organic and