Mop ‘til you drop

23rd of September 2013
Mop ‘til you drop

Mopping is an arduous task and one that can take its toll on the arms, backs and shoulders of the operator. A look at the latest and most ergonomic mopping systems that have been designed with operator comfort in mind.

Mopping can be one of the most fatiguing of cleaning tasks. The manual act of mopping often requires the operator to stoop,

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Facilicom introduces C2Zero carbon neutral cleaning

23rd of September 2013
Facilicom introduces C2Zero carbon neutral cleaning

C?Zero is a cleaning system developed by cleaning services provider Facilicom that assesses the carbon emissions and impact of each element of the cleaning process in order to establish an accurate carbon footprint. The company is now offering this programme on its contracts and ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited the London office of global

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A myriad of entrance mats

21st of September 2013
A myriad of entrance mats

Shape mats, logo mats, anti-fatigue mats – these and other refinements of the simple entrance mat are becoming increasingly common. But is their appeal growing, or do most customers simply require a functional matting system that keeps the dirt off their floors?

Matting, like many other aspects of life today, is becoming increasingly

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Adapting to the new reality

20th of September 2013
Adapting to the new reality

Don’t put your inflation-ravaged savings on it, but the broader EU economy looks to be emerging from recession! So how fit will your business be to reap the rewards when the upturn gets into full swing? Hartley Milner looks at ways some of the more forward-thinking players in the distribution sector are adapting to the new reality in their

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Ethical methods of bird pest control

20th of September 2013
Ethical methods of bird pest control

Birds bring beauty into our lives and our gardens, but it can be a different story in towns and cities. Birds such as gulls and pigeons can cause extensive damage to buildings – but how can business owners deal with the problem in an ethical way?

John Dickson, managing director of NBC Bird & Pest Solutions, outlines some of the most

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Air fresheners - a matter of common scents

20th of September 2013
Air fresheners - a matter of common scents

Air freshener companies are constantly coming up with new fragrances to differentiate their products from that of the competition. But does the average customer actually want this level of choice, or do most tend to opt for citrus, lavender or one of the other more common scents? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Aromas such as citrus, lavender and rose

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