Hand hygiene - good for everyone

6th of December 2013
Hand hygiene - good for everyone

Why is hand hygiene so important to every one of us, and how can our industry do more to spread the key messages? Rob Lowe, marketing manager for Kimberly-Clark Professional in the UK and Ireland, writes exclusively for ECJ.

It’s a tragic fact that diarrheal infections take the lives of millions of children in developing countries –

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Sustainability - “the best single investment we can make as an industry” says Diversey Care's Kadri

6th of December 2013
Sustainability - “the best single investment we can make as an industry” says Diversey Care's Kadri

ECJ editor Michelle Marshall talks to Dr Ilham Kadri - president of the Diversey Care division of Sealed Air - about the company’s rebranding, her views on the professional cleaning sector, and sustainability.

Dr Ilham Kadri was appointed as president of the Diversey Care division of Sealed Air at the beginning of 2013 - a newcomer to the

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Special case cleaning trolleys

5th of December 2013
Special case cleaning trolleys

What types of customers require bespoke trolleys configured to their own precise requirements? And does a “one size fits all” approach ever work in the trolley market? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Trolleys are essentially a fairly simple concept. Basically a bag or a box on wheels, a trolley’s main purpose is to take away any strain

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Chemically enhanced cleaning solutions

29th of October 2013
Chemically enhanced cleaning solutions

Chemical companies not only have to come up with products that will effectively carry out the job for which they are intended – they also have to make sure that those products both look and smell attractive to persuade the customer to buy. Ann Laffeaty asks companies how they enhance their products to make them more fragrant and

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Franchising - be your own boss

29th of October 2013
Franchising - be your own boss

Starting up a business can be fraught with perils and pitfalls, especially if you have little or no experience of the field you are about to enter. There is, however, a path you can take made smooth by the footfalls of others. Hartley Milner explores the appeal of the franchise business model.  

You want it all – the challenge,

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Washroom dispensers: better filling, less spilling

28th of October 2013
Washroom dispensers: better filling, less spilling

A washroom dispenser should function well for the end user – but it should also be quick and easy for the cleaner to fill and maintain. We ask manufacturers about their dispensing systems that have been designed with ease of use in mind.

Washroom dispensers come in all shapes and sizes and in a whole host of finishes to enhance the

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