On-board hygiene

29th of October 2014
On-board hygiene

Providing systems for compact away-from-home washrooms or catering kitchens can be a challenge. But how much harder would this be on a 65 square metre yacht?

Jenny Turner from Tork manufacturer SCA – a company fielding a team in this year’s Volvo Ocean Race – talks to Team SCA boat captain Liz Wardley about the difficulties that

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Washroom dispensing gets smart

10th of October 2014
Washroom dispensing gets smart

A number of washroom dispenser manufacturers are developing ‘intelligent’ dispensing systems that provide real-time data for service providers. But what is the value of these systems, and are they here to stay? ECJ talks to the companies offering these state-of-the-art systems.

There was a time when a washroom dispenser was simply a

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The red carpet cleaning treatment

3rd of October 2014
The red carpet cleaning treatment

Some carpets are special – either because they are particularly old, particularly valuable or because they are made from unusual or hard-to-clean fabrics. So does this mean they require special treatment when being cleaned? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Carpets can vary dramatically. Traditional fibres such as wool have been joined by an

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The purpose of matting

2nd of October 2014
The purpose of matting

Few of us notice the matting system when entering a public building, but underfoot there is likely to be a smart solution that may be fulfilling several functions at once. Ann Laffeaty asks matting manufacturers what they consider to be the main purpose of a mat.

When arriving home on a wet or snowy day, it is second nature for most of us to wipe

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Mopping - the drive for versatility

1st of October 2014
Mopping - the drive for versatility

What are the most important trends currently in mopping equipment? How are manufacturers of mopping systems responding to user requirements for higher productivity, better hygiene standards and lower costs? TTS writes exclusively for ECJ.

In the professional mopping equipment world one of the main trend is the ongoing gradual substitution of the

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Matters of trust - background checking of cleaners

29th of September 2014
Matters of trust - background checking of cleaners

Background checking of cleaners is increasingly becoming standardised practice within the industry with companies seeking to ensure that their cleaners have been ‘vetted’ prior to starting work. But why are such checks deemed necessary? Eamon Jubbawy of Onfido, an employment screening firm offering a data driven platform for employers,

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