Sustainability - the other two pillars

26th of April 2021
Sustainability - the other two pillars

Arguments around sustainability have been heavily focused on saving the planet over the past few years. But have those other two pillars of sustainability –people and profit – gained new prominence in the light of the global pandemic, asks Ann Laffeaty?

Greta Thunberg and Extinction Rebellion have recently brought the topic of

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A better life for cleaners

13th of April 2021
A better life for cleaners

Cleaning our buildings, facilities, streets and pavements is a crucial job – but often an unrewarding one. ECJ finds out what is being done by international bodies and individual companies to improve the cleaner’s lot.

At its worst, cleaning can be hazardous, tedious and soul-destroying. It can also be exhausting and back-breaking and

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Hygiene in healthcare - is it all about COVID?

9th of April 2021
Hygiene in healthcare - is it all about COVID?

Outbreaks of MRSA, c.difficile, the norovirus and other hospital-acquired infections used to dominate the healthcare news. But references to such once-common conditions have disappeared virtually overnight. Are they no longer an issue - or has the advent of COVID-19 eclipsed them, asks Ann Laffeaty?

Every winter, the news used to be filled with

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Scrubber dryers - the future looks bright

8th of April 2021
Scrubber dryers - the future looks bright

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the closure of many high-traffic buildings including shops, gyms and schools. But other essential facilities such as hospitals, airports and warehouses have had to remain open - and cleaning has become more important than ever in these environments. So, has the pandemic affected the scrubber dryer market for better

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The new sweeping norm

8th of February 2021
The new sweeping norm

Empty streets and deserted city centres were a common sight in early 2020 – and this inevitably led to a reduction in the amount of debris left strewn around public places. But the profile of cleaning has sky-rocketed in line with the number of Covid-19 cases worldwide. So, how have these conflicting occurrences affected the sweepers market,

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What’s new in high-pressure cleaning?

5th of February 2021
What’s new in high-pressure cleaning?

Digital displays, remote monitoring, an increased use of battery-powered machines, engines powered by compressed natural gas – these are just a few of the latest innovations in the high-pressure cleaning market. Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers how the industry is evolving and discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on this

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