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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Graffiti - are we winning?

21st of May 2013
Graffiti - are we winning?

Companies are constantly coming up with new, more sophisticated products designed to remove graffiti or deter the culprits from offending in the first place. But are the latest graffiti-removal products on the market actually deterring the offenders? Or is Europe’s graffiti problem still as bad as ever? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Most tasks in

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Beyond reasonable doubt

21st of May 2013
Beyond reasonable doubt

It’s a well known fact that as a result of the current economic climate, cash strapped consumers are far more likely to pursue a compensation claim for personal injury than they might perhaps otherwise have done during less ‘lean’ times. Shane Clifford of software specialist Zetes explains how software can help to curb the

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Crime scene cleaning - attention to detail crucial

20th of May 2013
Crime scene cleaning - attention to detail crucial

Crime scene cleaning is a highly specialised area which requires sensitivity as well as thorough training in the appropriate processes required. Charlotte Sleven, training and safety, health, environment, quality (SHEQ) manager for cleaning contractor Nviro - which recently secured a contract with a major UK police force - reveals the crucial

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