When to disinfect? And when not?

21st of September 2020
When to disinfect? And when not?

To disinfect or not to disinfect? That is the big question. During the Covid-19 pandemic we have all been bombarded with information about the need to disinfect in all areas. But it's not quite that simple, because disinfecting surfaces in the wrong way, or when it's not needed, can be dangerous. Paul Harleman of Vileda Professional, based in the

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Washroom dispensers - the legacy of Covid-19

17th of September 2020
Washroom dispensers - the legacy of Covid-19

ECJ considers how soap and paper dispensers will need to adapt to suit our socially-distanced washrooms - while also balancing the all-important issues of hygiene and efficiency.

Customers’ demands are changing dramatically in the wake of Covid-19 – in the washroom as well as everywhere else. Facility cleaning has suddenly moved to

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Why cleaning now must be everyone’s responsibility

24th of July 2020
Why cleaning now must be everyone’s responsibility

Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with BICSc to bring expert practical advice on how to operate successfully in the post-pandemic era of the cleaning industry.

With cleaning and hygiene having never been so important, and with businesses still getting back on their feet, Kimberly-Clark Professional has partnered with the UK's leading training

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Floored by polishing

23rd of July 2020
Floored by polishing

ECJ examines the cleaner’s role in keeping hard floors in tip-top condition and finds out whether it is a highly specialised task – or whether anyone could do it.

The art of “cleaning” basically involves making things appear as new again. In an ideal world, freshly-cleaned windows would sparkle and shine while

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Containing E.coli spread

23rd of July 2020
Containing E.coli spread

Latest research has found not washing hands is behind the spread of a key strain of E.Coli. This, and the COVID-19 pandemic, makes it vital for businesses to ensure good handwashing practice is front of mind. Jamie Woodhall, technical and innovation manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene writes for ECJ.

There are two possible sources of E. coli

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User-friendly cleaning chemicals

22nd of July 2020
User-friendly cleaning chemicals

In an ideal world, all our chemical cleaning products would be pleasant to look at and easy to use. But how important are such factors in the great scheme of things? Ann Laffeaty asks chemical manufacturers and cleaning companies whether user-friendliness is a high priority as far as they are concerned.

Using a chemical cleaner can be a somewhat

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