Energy saving

16th of March 2011
Energy saving

How important is saving energy in any green cleaning regime? And what are the latest energy-saving technologies in the cleaning sector? ECJ finds out.

The term 'green cleaning' is often used to refer to the act of cleaning without chemicals. But there are many other facets to green cleaning that any truly sustainable company needs to take into

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New products - scrubber dryers

16th of March 2011

An overview of the latest product launches in scrubber dryers.

Robust and reliable

RCM says all its new scrubber dryers must be robust and reliable and these qualities are the cornerstones of the new walk-behind scrubber dryer Mega I. Boasting low noise level, a folding dashboard and a basket to hold debris, Mega I also features Acquasaver

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Market forces

16th of March 2011
Market forces

Heading up this edition’s special report about scrubber dryers, Nilfisk-Advance examines how changing conditions in the market are inspiring new developments in scrubber dryer technology.

Our customers are always striving to deliver the best they can to their customers, and it is our job to make them look good doing it. As we see it there are

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Better wages for cleaners

16th of March 2011

As German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh explains, the hourly wage for contract cleaning staff increased at the beginning of this year.

Since January 1 this year the 900,000 employees in the contract cleaning business have been earning higher wages, as Johannes Bungart, managing director of the BIV (German association for the contract cleaning

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Travelling in cyberspace

16th of March 2011

ECJ's UK correspondent examines how the cleaning industry is making use of the internet.

First a most sincere wish for a happy and successful New Year to everyone. The winter break sometimes leads to a bonanza of news  and one or two stories have caught our eye. Tony Blair, a man loved on one continent and reviled in others, was keynote

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The profit challenge

16th of March 2011

Oleg Popov - general director for cleaning company Cristanval and Russian correspondent for ECJ - takes a look at the level of profitability within the country's cleaning businesses.

How much does a cleaning company earn in today's Russia? Less than it was just three to four years ago. The economic crisis forced customers to take a more

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