New era of floor care - floor polishing

2nd of May 2014
New era of floor care - floor polishing

Keeping floors in top shape is essential for maintaining an appearance of cleanliness, minimizing abrasions and reducing slip-and-fall hazards. However, certain maintenance methods like stripping and refinishing can be problematic for facilities, writes Michelle Boulanger, global portfolio manager - floor care chemicals at Diversey

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Sustainable detergents - one standard for all

13th of March 2014
Sustainable detergents - one standard for all

A brand new standard has been developed by Europe’s leading producers of sustainable detergents, called the Greenway Standard. The focus is on economical, ecological and social issues, all at the same time. This is a significant challenge, explains Peter Malaise, consultant on sustainable development issues, writing exclusively for

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Cleaning - the quest to be green and lean

10th of March 2014
Cleaning - the quest to be green and lean

Is it possible to combine a sustainability policy with real cost savings? We ask companies their views and find out which “green” policies have cost them money – and which have paid for themselves.

No-one is in any doubt these days that pursuing a policy of green cleaning is an ethical way to do business. However, an increasing

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Hako sustainability from start to finish

10th of March 2014
Hako sustainability from start to finish

Hako says it views environmental protection as a central part of its corporate philosophy, with its slogan Superior Technology for a Cleaner, Better Environment. This sums up the policy that business activities must not only be in line with economic and ecological aspects but also with social responsibilities when considering future

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Nilfisk Ecoflex offers water-only option

10th of March 2014
Nilfisk Ecoflex offers water-only option

Nilfisk’s Ecoflex technology allows the operators of its cleaning machines to switch between chemical-free water-only cleaning or different cleaning intensities using detergent - at the touch of a button.

Many surfaces can be cleaned with water, however some soiling requires detergent and that need can be met by pushing ‘The

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Low power consumption vacuums from Lindhaus

10th of March 2014
Low power consumption vacuums from Lindhaus

According to Lindhaus it has always sought to design its upright vacuum cleaners to have low power consumption.

Its electric brooms, vacuum cleaners and power nozzles - approved by IMQ - have now passed all safety, electrical and environmental compatibility tests under the new standards, which come into
force in September 2014 and in

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