Care homes, hospital wards, intensive care rooms, doctors’ surgeries, A&E units - which environments present the biggest cleaning challenges as far as hygiene is concerned? We ask companies and healthcare experts their views.
Healthcare facilities clearly present a major challenge for cleaning teams. Any environment that houses a
What are the most dominant trends in the market for scrubber dryers? Are customers demanding more productive, cost-effective machines, for example? How important are sustainability and ‘green’ issues to scrubber dryer purchasers in these difficult economic times? ECJ heads up this special report with an overview of the market.
In these harsh economic times, why should a washroom manager not simply equip his or her washroom with the cheapest products they can find? Washroom manufacturers give the case for low cost-in-use as opposed to low cost.
No-one likes to feel that they are throwing their profits down the toilet. So in these harsh economic times, many companies
In a new ECJ series of articles, we look at hygiene and cleanliness through the ages. When did we human beings become aware of our own personal cleanliness, and that of the world around us? And when did we discover that lack of hygiene could be dangerous, and sometimes fatal? In this first part, we start back in ancient times.
Brushing our teeth,
Ecodesign is the development of environmentally products, ie, minimising a product's environmental impact at the design stage, for its entire life cycle. Eco-efficiency expert Dr Udo Hermenau of e-hoch-3 writes exclusively for ECJ about the challenges presented by true ecodesign, and how it can be incorporated into every company's culture. The
High pressure cleaning systems use plenty of water and energy - but they also reduce the need for chemicals and speed up the cleaning process. So how sustainable are they? Ann Laffeaty finds out.
Reducing water and energy consumption are widely regarded as important moves in increasing the sustainability of any operation. Water, in