Public toilets - fair provision for women

26th of November 2019
Public toilets - fair provision for women

Many of us have witnessed the familiar scene – a long queue of ladies waiting to use the washroom while the men’s toilet flows congestion-free. A recent report from the Royal Society for Public Health in the UK has called for the fair provision of public toilets for women, specifying two female toilets needed for every male one. Jamie

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Act now to eradicate slavery

22nd of November 2019
Act now to eradicate slavery

While the scale of modern slavery in the UK has long been overlooked, since 2015 the Government’s increased focus on modern slavery in UK and beyond has rendered it essential that commercial organisations are seen to be treating modern slavery with the focus and gravity that it deserves. UK barrister Ben Douglas-Jones, QC, writes exclusively

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Asia Pacific cleaning sector thrives

8th of November 2019
Asia Pacific cleaning sector thrives

According to a study that focuses on the global professional cleaning market, most regions in the world are still growing. The largest growth figures can be found in the Asia Pacific region, where several factors contribute to a thriving professional cleaning industry. Bobbie van der List reports for ECJ.

As we pointed out in earlier features

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Cleaning agents - natural is best?

7th of November 2019
Cleaning agents - natural is best?

“Natural” cleaning products that are sold in concentrated formulas and packaged in refillable pouches have become a hot new trend in today’s environmentally-aware world. But do professional chemical cleaning companies consider these to be a positive move or a threat, asks Ann Laffeaty?

Cleaning has suddenly become trendy –

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Floor care - how hard can it be?

6th of November 2019
Floor care - how hard can it be?

The hard floor market is constantly evolving as manufacturers continually seek to develop new products – or repurpose old ones – to meet changing customer demands. But how does this affect the floor cleaning challenge, asks Ann Laffeaty?

The most important attribute of any hard floor is that it should be – well, hard. A durable

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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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