Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

31st of May 2019
Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

While air travel has revolutionised the way the world works, the ease of travel and the numbers of people doing it means airports can become significant vectors of disease and viral infection. This makes hygiene management a particular challenge as cross contamination between passengers can allow bacteria to travel across the globe in a matter of

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

30th of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

A package of high-tech innovations at London’s Blue Fin building was an award-winning formula for Principle Cleaning Services. Ann Laffeaty finds out about the strategy that earned the company the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Award for the Best use of Smart Technological Solutions.

The 2,000 aluminium fins that cover the façade

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Why apps make sense

29th of May 2019
Why apps make sense

More and more cleaning operations are being run on-site with the help of digital apps, which can offer a wide range of management information including quality auditing, daily reports, instant reporting and staff time & attendance. ECJ speaks to a developer of the technology, and a cleaning company seeing significant benefits from

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Derrycourt

28th of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 winner - Derrycourt

Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists won its fourth ever European Cleaning & Hygiene Award in Berlin in November 2018. Ann Laffeaty asks the company’s Anne Heather what she thinks earned the company the coveted Commitment to and Investment in Training award.

As we all know, the lifeblood of the cleaning industry is its people. Millions of

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Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

23rd of May 2019
Japan - ultimate high-tech toilets

In Japan washrooms are a holy area, whether it’s at the office, or just a random public washroom in a park. Although they are already outstanding, the Japanese continue to invest in technology. It makes the life of cleaners much easier. Bobbie van der List reports for ECJ.

The idea that washrooms are almost sacred in Japan perhaps has a

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Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

22nd of May 2019
Washroom hygiene - the little boys’ room

What issues should be considered when equipping a washroom designed for use by small children, asks ECJ?

Not everyone likes visiting a public washroom. In fact many of us try to avoid them where possible due to hygiene concerns or a general reluctance to share an intimate space with strangers.

But public toilets can be even more intimidating for

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