Cleaning - the quest to be green and lean

10th of March 2014
Cleaning - the quest to be green and lean

Is it possible to combine a sustainability policy with real cost savings? We ask companies their views and find out which “green” policies have cost them money – and which have paid for themselves.

No-one is in any doubt these days that pursuing a policy of green cleaning is an ethical way to do business. However, an increasing

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Ecover Multi Daily wins Cradle to Cradle gold

10th of March 2014
Ecover Multi Daily wins Cradle to Cradle gold

Multi Daily, the interior cleaner from Ecover Professional, has been awarded gold level in the Cradle to Cradle certification programme.

The company launched its first Cradle to Cradle certified products in April 2013 and to achieve gold status with this product has worked to achieve greater transparency regarding social fairness. A comprehensive

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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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