What is the biggest advantage of chemical dispensing systems – is it cost? Safety? Or do the sustainability benefits outweigh other considerations? Manufacturers give their views to Ann Laffeaty.
Automated dispensing systems are catching on fast these days. Chemicals for cleaning need to be diluted to specific concentrations to be fully
In the context of an increasing demand for green and sustainable cleaning products, wipes are proving no exception. ECJ's Menaha Thiru spoke to three leading manufacturers to look at some of the ways in which they are developing and fostering environmentally friendly wipes.
Pal International produces impregnated hygiene wipes for the food
As part of our special report on mopping equipment, ECJ offers an overview of what's available in terms of products.
NanoTech micro is a wiping cloth from Vileda Professional that has nano particles of silver embedded in its microfibre.
As silver is an antibacterial agent, this means NanoTech micro kills bacteria in
Today, one in five workers in Europe is employed on shift work involving night work and the cleaning sector is significantly affected. Research has shown, however, that regular night work can have detrimental effects for the employee in terms of health and wellbeing. ECJ takes a closer look at the issue.
Across Europe, cleaners are working in
The Baltic republic of Estonia is on course to adopt the euro in January 2011, the European Commission has said. The recommendation still requires the approval of all 27 EU member states however, 16 of which are in the eurozone.
The Commission assessed the potential of nine EU countries to adopt the euro, and found "Estonia stands out...
The Dutch government has established an interim fund under the Delta Project for post-secondary education costs to encourage employers to provide Dutch language training in the workplace for immigrant employees.
The courses must be established in conjunction with a junior college and grants are up to a maximum of 1,000 euros per employee and