Sustainability - the flip side

5th of November 2019
Sustainability - the flip side

Chemical products are often criticised people who claim that natural alternatives – or water alone – are more sustainable. And paper-based consumables also attract condemnation from those who fear for our forests. But are manufacturers of these products being judged unfairly, asks ECJ?

Sustainability is becoming more complicated all

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High-speed washroom dispensing

4th of November 2019
High-speed washroom dispensing

None of us wants to spend longer in the toilet than we need to. So how do manufacturers make their washroom dispensers quick to use, operate, clean and refill, asks Ann Laffeaty?

The main role of a washroom dispenser is to protect the soap or paper inside. But it has other functions too: it should enhance the look of the washroom and provide easy

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Tork - squaring the circle

27th of September 2019
Tork - squaring the circle

Recycling our used hand towels should be a no-brainer in these environmentally-aware times. Yet the first ever hand towel recycling service only recently emerged. Service provider Essity talks about the challenges and the potential of Tork PaperCircle.

As a society we are becoming increasingly resistant to throwing things away when a more

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Matting - making an entrance

25th of September 2019
Matting - making an entrance

A visitor’s first impression of a hotel, restaurant, office or retail centre is formed immediately upon entering the facility. Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers about the important role played by the mat in terms of enhancing the facility’s appearance and making a good impression on the visitor.

When someone steps into a public

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Does carpet type matter?

23rd of September 2019
Does carpet type matter?

How far does the type of carpet in an office, hotel, restaurant or other facility impact on the method used to clean it? We ask manufacturers what dictates the cleaning regime: the type of carpet, the type of soiling - or a mixture of both.

There was a time when most carpets were made from wool – a natural material that was hard-wearing,

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The fragrance experience

18th of September 2019
The fragrance experience

There are many different and ingenious ways of perfuming a room and today’s air fresheners come in the form of solids, mists, sprays and gels. Paul Wonnacott, managing director at Vectair Systems, discusses the pros and cons of each format, how they work and what the future holds for fragrance systems.

It’s an exciting time for the

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