What will the professional cleaning sector look like in 2017?

9th of December 2016
What will the professional cleaning sector look like in 2017?

Dr Ilham Kadri, president of the Diversey Care division at Sealed Air, writes her latest blog for ECJ. Here she reflects upon the top professional cleaning industry trends for 2016, but more importantly, looks at how the fast-paced industry will evolve and shift across the next 12 months.

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ISS Denmark wins 2016 CSR People Prize for social responsibility

8th of December 2016
ISS Denmark wins 2016 CSR People Prize for social responsibility

Facilities services provider ISS Denmark has won the CSR People Prize 2016 for actively using its size and position to raise awareness of corporate social engagement.

The award was presented by HRH Prince Joachim of Denmark at a conference in Copenhagen. According to the jury behind the CSR People Prize, ISS has distinguished itself through its

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Are hospital sinks doing more harm than good?

7th of December 2016
Are hospital sinks doing more harm than good?

Fears that hospital sinks could be spreading illness have been raised by infection control experts.

And this could be a problem in the light of today's increasing focus on hand washing in healthcare according to Dr Michael Gardam, director of infection control at Canada's University Health Network. "The thing about sinks is that they're the

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ECJ app now available to download

7th of December 2016
ECJ app now available to download

The new European Cleaning Journal app is now available to download.

• Get instant access to the digital issue of ECJ on your mobile device

• Enjoy extra digital content

• View ECJ anytime, anywhere on your tablet or smartphone

Download the free app now at the App Store. Available for iOS or Android.

 

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Brexit - after the referendum, what next?

6th of December 2016
Brexit - after the referendum, what next?

It would not be unfair to say that the Brexit referendum result came as much of a shock to the people who voted for it as it did to Britain’s EU partners, writes Hartley Milner.

Having cocked a snook at the EU at the polls, a goodly number of citizens were now feeling less cocky about the wisdom of their decision. Had their revolt against

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Cleaning and hygiene at work - connecting the dots...

6th of December 2016
Cleaning and hygiene at work - connecting the dots...

With the arrival of the Internet of Things it seems inevitable that the offices of tomorrow will become more connected. Jamie Wright from Tork manufacturer SCA considers the impact that smart technology could have on cleaning and hygiene at work.

One of the huge benefits of the internet is the fact that it saves us so much time. Gone are the days

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