Sustainability - much work still to do, says Ecolab’s Storinggaard

10th of March 2014
Sustainability - much work still to do, says Ecolab’s Storinggaard

Christian Storinggaard, vice president of facility care for Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, tells ECJ that sustainability is here to stay and must come higher on the list of priorities for every industry.

The professional cleaning sector as a whole must cooperate more effectively in order to

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Scrubber dryers - where size is everything

7th of March 2014
Scrubber dryers - where size is everything

A growing number of today’s scrubber dryers boast a compact design and a smaller footprint….. but is this a market trend? And if so, why? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Many of today’s scrubber dryer manufacturers are bringing out new models claimed to be smaller and more compact than those of their rivals. There are significant

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Carpet care and astro turf adventures at Mind Candy

7th of March 2014
Carpet care and astro turf adventures at Mind Candy

When the term ‘carpet care’ is mentioned, astro turf carpeting does not normally spring to mind, but that’s what the majority of flooring in Mind Candy’s new headquarters consists of. Mind Candy is the world’s fastest growing digital entertainment company and creator of Moshi Monsters. The company moved into its new

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Legionella - the danger in still water

7th of March 2014
Legionella - the danger in still water

Maintaining a clean, safe water supply is essential in every built environment.  One of the major threats to the water supply is the legionella bacterium, which can occur in systems that are not adequately protected from it.  Gary Nicholls, managing director of Swiftclean Building Services in the UK, explains the principles of good

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Public washrooms - the gender divide?

5th of March 2014
Public washrooms - the gender divide?

There was a time when gents’ toilets tended to be grubbier, smellier and less well-equipped than ladies’ facilities. But with the rise of the metrosexual man and a growing interest in male grooming, has this position changed? ECJ finds out about current expectations in male and female washrooms – and whether these are being

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Investment in people key for every business

5th of March 2014
Investment in people key for every business

It’s a bombshell that is invariably dropped out of the blue and it can have a devastating impact on your business. When a crucial member of staff announces they are moving on, the fallout can be far ranging, creating more than just an inconvenience for your HR department, reports Hartley Milner

An employee who you rate as indispensable pops

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