Cleaning up mopping

1st of October 2018
Cleaning up mopping

Ann Laffeaty looks at the latest products and technologies on the market designed to clean up the task of mopping and reduce the risk of cross-contamination.

If you run a mop around a dirty floor using detergent and clean water, the chances are that the floor will end up looking cleaner afterwards than it did beforehand. But mopping is a dirty

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Breedweer social enterprise - making people happy

28th of September 2018
Breedweer social enterprise - making people happy

Social enterprise cleaning services company Breedweer is based in the Netherlands and headed up by Jack Stuifbergen, a man with a vision of making a true social impact with his business. The company won the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards Workforce award in 2017 for its policies concerning employee relationships, training and diversity

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Floor pads - the next big thing

26th of September 2018
Floor pads - the next big thing

Cost, sustainability, safety, productivity – what are the key factors driving innovation in the floor pad sector? Leading manufacturer of floorcare maintenance products 3M looks at the trends affecting the market and examines how today’s floor pads are developing to meet modern needs.

There are some things in the cleaning industry

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Are washroom dispensers indispensable?

20th of September 2018
Are washroom dispensers indispensable?

Dispensers often come as part of the package when buying consumables such as soap, hand towels and toilet paper for an away-from-home washroom. But are they always strictly necessary asks Ann Laffeaty.

The soap and paper dispensers supplied in publicly-used washrooms are an integral part of any hygiene system – at least if manufacturers are

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A more modern approach for cleaning suppliers

18th of July 2018
A more modern approach for cleaning suppliers

A new report focusing on the concerns, preferences, hopes and ambitions of supply chain companies across multiple industries - including cleaning - has thrown up some interesting findings. Paul Black, ceo of sales-i, reports for ECJ.

The cleaning supplies industry is among the world’s most important markets. Many other sectors depend on it,

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Wipes - staying ahead of the rag trade

17th of July 2018
Wipes - staying ahead of the rag trade

Rags are the go-to wiping solution in industry for tasks such as wiping greasy hands, cleaning dirty components and mopping up spills from the floor. So how do wipes and cloths manufacturers persuade industrial customers to ditch their rags in favour of their own products?

The traditional ragbag filled with mixed old clothing is still a common

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