Sustainability - opportunity to transform

12th of April 2024
Sustainability - opportunity to transform

The impact you have on the world is changing. Are you taking advantage of it? As an industry, we need to change how we think and talk about cleaning, says Malene Thiele, global director, ESG & sustainability at Nilfisk.

Global warming and the extreme weather events often linked to it are key reasons why. Because no matter where we live,

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Sustainable cleaning - waste not, want not

9th of April 2024
Sustainable cleaning - waste not, want not

ECJ asks manufacturers how they limit the amount of waste they produce - and finds out about the schemes they have in place to reuse or recycle any surplus.

WASTE IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST issues facing industry today. And in a world where we are all striving to re-use and recycle it can be hard to accept that some industry by-products simply need to

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Big event sweeping

30th of January 2024
Big event sweeping

How difficult is the task of sweeping up after a major indoor or outdoor event? What challenges do such occasions pose, and what types of machines are geared up for these particularly tough tasks? Ann Laffeaty asks sweeper manufacturers for their insights.

THE WORST OF THE pandemic is behind us which means that large events are back – and

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Becoming a force for good

25th of January 2024
Becoming a force for good

UK workplace and washroom hygiene service provider Simply Washrooms has been certified as a B Corporation (B Corp). This means it meets rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals outside of shareholder profit. Gemma Abbott tells us more about the process, the challenges and the benefits.

THE SIMPLY

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What’s all the pressure for?

23rd of January 2024
What’s all the pressure for?

What are the main functions of high-pressure machines these days? Are new applications emerging all the time in line with green energy developments and innovative building designs? And are there certain tasks that can only be tackled with the aid of a high-pressure cleaner? Ann Laffeaty poses these questions to industry

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Businesses pay the price of theft

17th of January 2024
Businesses pay the price of theft

Hard-up Europeans are turning not only to food banks but also to food theft, triggering a shoplifting epidemic across much of the continent. And it is retail businesses and their legitimate customers who are paying the price, writes Hartley Milner.

TWO MIDDLE-AGED women wearing baggy ankle-length skirts enter a busy convenience store in north

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