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
Novozymes supplies enzymes and beneficial microorganisms which it says naturally improve the efficiency of cleaning solutions - enabling stains and unwanted organic substances to be removed.
The company offers enzymes that work in professional laundries from 20 to 85°C, for example. New is a range of multi-enzyme solutions called Novozymes
Eco Cost Cleaning Solution is a system fitted to IPC Gansow scrubber dryers that reduces water and detergent consumption.
There are three elements in the system - Microscrub, Chem Dose and Energy Saver. The microfibre pads used by ECS are said to last longer than conventional brushes or abrasive pads - they can be washed up to 250 times and last
The Biocidal Products Regulation No. 528/2012 (BPR) has been in force in the EU since
September 2013. It concerns the placing on the market of biocidal products, the active substances used in biocidal products, and treated articles incorporating active substances.
Siobhan Murphy at The REACH Centre offers advice and clarification of substances now
Torsten Deutzmann of Unger Professional Worldwide reveals why professional window cleaners rely on their scrapers so much.
The word scrape has a number of different meanings, but one of the most appropriate I have found, in terms of window cleaning, is: ‘Move a hard or sharp edge across (a surface) especially to make something