The alternative to ‘glug glug’ cleaning chemicals

9th of August 2013
The alternative to ‘glug glug’ cleaning chemicals

Free pouring chemical, often referred to as ‘glug glug’, from a concentrate to create a ready-to-use solution is not an unusual practice.  However, it does pose several challenges in addition to the obvious safety issues.

These challenges include the financial impact of using too much chemical, poor cleaning results from using

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A quick cleaning fix in the kitchen

8th of August 2013
A quick cleaning fix in the kitchen

Cleaning and hygiene should never be compromised in a food preparation area. But it can be hard to maintain scrupulous standards in a kitchen where staff are habitually rushed off their feet. We ask companies what systems they offer that combine high hygiene levels with speed and efficiency for optimum food preparation cleaning.

Speed is of the

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Growth in furtive telecom scams trade

28th of June 2013
Growth in furtive telecom scams trade

Telecom scams are a growing threat to businesses, with criminals deploying ever more sneaky tools and tactics. Hartley Milner looks at some tricks of the fraudster’s furtive trade and how to avoid falling victim to them.

The cold-caller’s patter went something like this… “Am I speaking to Mr Miller?” “Well,

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Reducing wiper consumption

27th of June 2013
Reducing wiper consumption

Wiper manufacturers obviously make more money the more products they sell. But ethical companies are developing systems all the time that prevent waste and limit the quantity of disposables that people use and throw away. We ask wiper manufacturers about their latest wiping systems that reduce both waste and over-consumption.

Disposable wipers

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True value of software and IT for cleaning sector

27th of June 2013
True value of software and IT for cleaning sector

Technology has become a daily part of all our lives. Gone are the days when we had to leaf through endless filing cabinets or library shelves in order to find any information we needed. We no longer have to consult maps or manually collate data, either, or even add up columns of figures with a pencil – a computer does it all.

But what is the

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Austria cleaning industry makes real progress

25th of June 2013
Austria cleaning industry makes real progress

Georg Lintner of the Austrian professional cleaning association writes exclusively for ECJ about the professional cleaning sector in Austria as part of our series focusing on the major countries of Europe.

In the Austrian cleaning sector there are currently 8,100 companies, employing a total of 52,000 people. The proportion of female employees is

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