Washroom hygiene - avoiding the queues

25th of April 2024
Washroom hygiene - avoiding the queues

With Interclean Amsterdam just around the corner and the Paris Olympics due to take place this summer, what are the challenges involved when equipping the large, busy washrooms of an exhibition hall or stadium? ECJ poses the question.

THE BIGGER THE WASHROOM, the greater the cleaning and maintenance task. And the busier the washroom, the harder

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - you now have more time to submit your entries!

24th of April 2024
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards - you now have more time to submit your entries!

The deadline for the entries in this year's European Cleaning & Hygiene has been extended by a week - giving you more time to share your success stories with our judges.

The awards, which are the only pan-European awards for the sector, will now close to nominations from businesses and individuals on May 7th.

Michelle Marshall, editor of

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Scrubber dryers - be equipped for the future

24th of April 2024
Scrubber dryers - be equipped for the future

The commercial cleaning industry is currently experiencing a phase of intense change. Driven by growing ecological and economic requirements as well as technological progress, companies are faced with the challenge of meeting new standards. Heading up this special report on scrubber dryers is Sabine Paul from manufacturer Hako, who tells us about

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When a home becomes a business

23rd of April 2024
When a home becomes a business

From Italy, Anna Garbagna tells us about the growth of cleaning business in short-term rental properties.

Among the many effects of the pandemic, there has certainly been an increase in short rentals, today a sector of great interest. In addition to hosting healthcare professionals during the health emergency, the short rental has guaranteed

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Europe tackles talent challenges

22nd of April 2024
Europe tackles talent challenges

Europe’s got talent, and has the plaudits to prove it. But the region will need to up its game still further if it is to remain a global skills magnate at a time of fast-paced demographic change, writes Hartley Milner.

THE SWISS have found themselves the butt of more than their fair share of lampooning around national stereotypes down the

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Young cleaner wins national title

19th of April 2024
Young cleaner wins national title

ECJ correspondent in Germany Katja Scholz reports from the latest Craft Skills championship.

The winner of the 72nd German Craft Skills championship in the contract cleaning sector is Sarah Lutz. The 20-year-old from Baden-Württemberg in south Germany was the only female trainee worker along with nine men at the start of the competition,

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