Cleaning chemicals - the case for dilution systems

25th of June 2014
Cleaning chemicals - the case for dilution systems

A chemical dispensing system may require some initial outlay, but manufacturers argue that these are offset by their enormous safety, cost, and sustainability benefits. Writing for ECJ, Brightwell Dispensers looks at factors such as employee safety and reductions in chemical use and finds out whether these are sufficient to persuade companies to

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Cleaning chemical conundrums

14th of May 2014
Cleaning chemical conundrums

Oven cleaning, carpet extraction, grease traps, graffiti removal - what are the most challenging cleaning applications for chemical companies? And how do manufacturers come up with products to tackle such difficult tasks? ECJ finds out.

Chemical companies offer a wide range of products and solutions designed to make light work of tasks such as

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Future trends, what comes next?

12th of May 2014
Future trends, what comes next?

There have always been financial bubbles whenever radical innovations have become widespread.  As such, the computer will bring in its wake a more healthy working culture and informational cooperation - according to Erik Händeler, German author and future scientist. He writes here for ECJ.

Debt crisis, stability crisis, economic crisis

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Women as industry leaders

9th of May 2014
Women as industry leaders

In this edition of ECJ we feature a special report on inspirational women in the professional cleaning industry. In it we focus on four women working in different parts of the sector and ask them about their background, their everyday challenges and their ambitions for the future.

The first is Angelica Martinez, who was named the British Cleaning

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Facade maintenance - the picture across Europe

8th of May 2014
Facade maintenance - the picture across Europe

When it comes to façade maintenance and graffiti removal, different challenges apply across Europe. Ann Laffeaty finds out why this should be the case – and asks manufacturers how they tackle the various façade cleaning problems they encounter from country to country.

The protocol behind most cleaning tasks is fairly universal

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Cleaning - preserving our heritage

7th of May 2014
Cleaning - preserving our heritage

Cleaning older and more architecturally intricate buildings can create issues for contract cleaning companies. Carl Robinson, marketing manager for cleaning and FM specialist Nviro, looks at how cleaning can help towards the maintenance and upkeep of environments that are in need of restoration and conservation.

Buildings across the world come

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