Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

23rd of May 2019
Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

In Japan washrooms are a holy area, whether it’s at the office, or just a random public washroom in a park. Although they are already outstanding, the Japanese continue to invest in technology. It makes the life of cleaners much easier. Bobbie van der List reports for ECJ.

The idea that washrooms are almost sacred in Japan perhaps has a

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Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

22nd of May 2019
Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

What issues should be considered when equipping a washroom designed for use by small children, asks ECJ?

Not everyone likes visiting a public washroom. In fact many of us try to avoid them where possible due to hygiene concerns or a general reluctance to share an intimate space with strangers.

But public toilets can be even more intimidating for

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Teamwork in action

10th of April 2019
Teamwork in action

The Farnborough International Airshow is a highlight of the events calendar in the UK. Taking place every two years, this week-long event combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public air show. Providing cleaning services for the first time this year was Stadium Support Services and ECJ spoke to Scott

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Scrubber dryers - the human touch

8th of April 2019
Scrubber dryers - the human touch

Cleaners are unlikely to get excited about the more basic cleaning tools such as dusters, mops and buckets. But a smart new scrubber dryer may engender a sense of pride and ownership on the part of the operator - and it might even lead to improved cleaning results, reports Ann Laffeaty.

Most of us can connect with that “new car”

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Cleaners - the invisible workforce?

8th of April 2019
Cleaners - the invisible workforce?

A TV drama series on UK television this winter took the premise that cleaners were so “invisible” that they could carry out clever crimes without being suspected. Ann Laffeaty finds out how “invisible” our cleaners actually are – and what companies are doing to make their staff feel more valued.

A six-part TV drama

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Kenter

5th of April 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Kenter

Today’s distributors are increasingly being expected to go above and beyond the traditional role of supplier. Kenter does just that – which is why the company won the European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Distributor Excellence in Added Value in Berlin, according to ceo Rainer Kenter.

There was once a time when distributors were

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