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A brand new standard has been developed by Europe’s leading producers of sustainable detergents, called the Greenway Standard. The focus is on economical, ecological and social issues, all at the same time. This is a significant challenge, explains Peter Malaise, consultant on sustainable development issues, writing exclusively for
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
Hako says it views environmental protection as a central part of its corporate philosophy, with its slogan Superior Technology for a Cleaner, Better Environment. This sums up the policy that business activities must not only be in line with economic and ecological aspects but also with social responsibilities when considering future
Nilfisk’s Ecoflex technology allows the operators of its cleaning machines to switch between chemical-free water-only cleaning or different cleaning intensities using detergent - at the touch of a button.
Many surfaces can be cleaned with water, however some soiling requires detergent and that need can be met by pushing ‘The
According to Lindhaus it has always sought to design its upright vacuum cleaners to have low power consumption.
Its electric brooms, vacuum cleaners and power nozzles - approved by IMQ - have now passed all safety, electrical and environmental compatibility tests under the new standards, which come into
force in September 2014 and in
With the aim of reducing the need for chemical cleaning on floors, Tennant developed the Orbital scrubber dryer range which it says can remove acrylic floor finish without the need for chemical strippers.
Tennant’s technology electrically converts water into a cleaning solution the company claims cleans effectively, saves money, improves