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04 December 2017

GreenZone Cleaning & Support Services are delighted to have won a Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities.

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01 December 2017

As demand for recycling segregation at source increases Leafield Environmental has introduced a new suite of smart, stylish recycling bins that accommodate up to four individual waste streams. 

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17 October 2017

The Preparation Group, specialists in environmentally friendly solutions for surface preparation, cleaning and finishing, provides sustainable cleaning and maintenance of hard floors, with its STG400 machine and Storm Diamond Pads. 

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19 October 2017

British eco cleaning-chemical manufacturer Delphis Eco has pioneered what it describes as the world’s first 100% post-consumer recycled plastic packaging, which launched across its full range during Recycle Week (25th - 29th September).

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17 October 2017

The RASAX range of heavy duty, recycling, segregation waste collection bags now offer an additional colour and further bespoke printing opportunities to assist companies in promoting clean working environments and reduce workplace accidents. 

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18 August 2017

The Environmental Services Team at University of Birmingham (UoB) introduced a bin-less office policy in 2009, a zero to waste landfill policy in 2010 and have proactively implemented many sustainable initiatives since, including Junk Busters, an award winning joint recycling scheme between the University and Guild of Students. 

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13 September 2017

The worldwide production of plastic has increased twenty times over the past fifty years. Currently 311 million tons of plastic is produced each year.

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18 August 2017

To further encourage the adoption of recycling in the food and healthcare industries, Leafield Environmental has developed the SteriBin, a pedal operated recycling bin that possesses anti-microbial properties. 

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09 October 2017

At the request of major customers, Leafield Environmental has launched a range of stylish low cost, recycling and general waste bins. 

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27 July 2017

CLARITY-The Soap Co., the social enterprise that creates employment for blind and disabled people, has been awarded The Planet Mark for demonstrating its commitment to carbon emissions reduction.

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26 April 2017

“If you do as you have always done you can expect what you’ve always got”, as a colleague of mine is fond of saying. Tomcat UK find this translates to cleaning in the form of stagnated results and performance with the same level of consumables spending.

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24 April 2017

On 1 June 2017, European Cleaning Machines Recycling (ECMR) will host a seminar on the Island of Urk in the Netherlands, in close collaboration with Van Peperzeel. The topic will be: "Compliance with the new regulations when storing, transporting and taking back Li-ion batteries."

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21 April 2017

EnvirocupXL is a new cup collection and recycling bin from Leafield Environmental that can accommodate every size of disposable cup up to the 103mm diameter, including the larger cups popularised by major high street coffee house chains.

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09 June 2017

Greenworld Innovations, the provider of quality sustainable cleaning products and an advanced home installation service, has appointed Kevin Morgan as its new group managing director.

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04 April 2017

Leafield Environmental is witnessing a trend back towards recyclate “segregation at source” in commercial, retail and higher education sectors. 

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28 March 2017

Eco-friendly cleaning product Quick and Easy, exclusively distributed by janitorial supply company Arrow County Supplies, recently won the Cleaning Product Innovation Award at the 2017 London Cleaning Show on top of the 2016 ISSA Innovation Award that it won in Amsterdam.

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29 March 2017

Cleankill Pest Control was named ‘Green Business of the Year’ at the 2017 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards on 16th March 2017. The award, sponsored by Crawley Borough Council, was presented to the company that exhibited best overall environmental management and provided the most outstanding eco-service.  

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28 February 2017

EnvirocupXL is a new cup collection and recycling bin from Leafield Environmental that can accommodate every size of disposable cup up to the 103mm diameter cups popularised by major high street coffee house chains.

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27 February 2017

Cleankill Pest Control has been named as a finalist in the category of Green Business of the Year at the 2017 Gatwick Diamond Business Awards. This category recognises companies that provide an ‘outstanding eco-service’ and exhibit the highest levels of environmental management.

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22 February 2017

Leafield Environmental has reported record sales of its cup recycling bins as a direct result of the renewed commitment of businesses to tackle the much publicised issue of disposable cup waste.

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FEATURES

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25 September 2017

How can facilities managers be sure that their cleaning contractor isn’t just paying lip service to their environmental concerns? Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers what sustainability means when it comes to window cleaning

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25 July 2017

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee considers simple steps that contract cleaners can take to cut down on plastic waste, and encourage their own clients to boost recycling activities 

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01 June 2017

Careful selection of the types of hand hygiene products companies choose to use in working environments can not only improve the well-being of a workforce, but help reach sustainability goals, says Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe

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05 May 2017

From innovations in sustainability to new ways of improving security, the cleaning industry is not standing still. Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers the current trends and challenges facing contract cleaners and facilities managers

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12 August 2016

It's not easy being green - neither is producing a refuse sack from 100% recycled waste. Catherine Hackett visited one of the UK's largest recycling facilities of polythene waste to find out more about the challenges the industry faces

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26 January 2016

When it comes to oven cleaning it is important to understand the products and equipment being used and the harmful effects they could have on people and the environment. Richard Crawford sheds light on how to select the safest options

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11 December 2015

Nigel Crunden, business specialist at Office Depot, provides advice on promoting sustainability in the procurement process

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10 August 2015

Gerry McGarry, business director at BPI Recycled Products, examines the importance and benefits of the circular economy





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11 September 2015

Making the most of waste doesn’t take much investment, but environmentally and economically it pays dividends, says Russell Bacon, portfolio director – environment, i2i Events Group

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08 June 2015

Although licensed waste management companies have a duty of care when they collect waste, businesses are still responsible for checking how that waste is processed to meet their own obligations. For businesses that produce the waste, this duty of care extends to ensuring the waste is compliantly and sustainably managed to reduce the environmental impact of waste disposal. Paul Rendle-Barnes at Avanti Environmental explains how this applies to businesses in the FM and cleaning sector

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19 May 2015

Premises can be managed more sustainably, says Bernard McCauley, group managing director of facility services provider Grosvenor Services. But it requires common purpose with clients and a pragmatic approach, testing results on the ground.

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27 January 2015

We are all striving for a better environment, but how can carpet cleaners help? New green initiatives launched by The WoolSafe Organisation are a good place to start, Dr Agnes Zsednai, the company's managing director, explains

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21 January 2015

The UK’s first zero-waste eatery has opened its doors. Its founder, award-winning chef Douglas McMaster, tells Catherine Hackett how businesses can take inspiration from this pioneering project

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11 December 2014

Peter Ridley, managing director of Peter Ridley Waste Systems, outlines how technically advanced recycling systems can reduce wastage in the food industry and turn it into biofuel or renewable energy

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14 October 2014

Innovation has come on in leaps and bounds in the green cleaning market over the past decade, but there is still some way to go, Dominic Ponniah, executive director at contract cleaning business Cleanology, says

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06 October 2014

The green movement has created a revolution in the cleaning industry. Companies nationwide are consequently well disposed towards cleaners that use eco-friendly chemicals or no chemicals at all. But green cleaning is not just about chemicals, Sarah Bentley, CEO at The Building Futures Group, explains

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02 September 2014

Blending horticulture with rock concerts, the Eden Project is a world-famous tourist attraction. Catherine Hackett talks to logistic services officer Glyn Bond about the challenges of keeping it pristine

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05 February 2014

Industry veteran Roberto Berardi of the European Tissue Symposium explains how the sector 
is taking steps to stay ahead of the curve in meeting the challenges of sustainability

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17 February 2014

Bill Westwater, CEO of Xeros, argues the Government should do more to encourage manufacturers supplying cleaning businesses to develop new products offering lower water use rather than just advocate stable bills

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04 December 2013

Companies need to take a holistic view towards sustainability and put it at the heart of their business, says Paul Halliwell from Disposables

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SPONSORED CONTENT

27 June 2016

The Bliss brand is a premium range of 2 or 3 ply quilted toilet tissue that delivers excellent performance. Bliss products are laminated and microembossed.

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27 June 2016

The Sirius brand offers a wide range of quality products including toilet paper, centre feed rolls, industrial wiper roll, paper towels, hygiene rolls and dispenser toilet rolls for away-from-home washrooms, healthcare, food service and industry.

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07 August 2014

Xola Clean Concentrate from Bio-Productions is one of the most powerful and versatile cleaners available.

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07 January 2016

Purpose built to extract water, the newest member of the Titan family, the Titan H20 is a specialist in its field.

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18 May 2016

Metsä Tissue is pleased to introduce the new Katrin Inclusive Range of Dispensers, to enhance ease of use for public washrooms. This new range takes into account the needs of a wide selection of users, including children, the elderly and those who are visually impaired or have physical disabilities.

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16 December 2013

The importance of using products and methods that minimise adverse impacts on health and the environment grows stronger every day.

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27 June 2016

The Evotex brand is a premium range of roll towel, centre feeds and dispenser toilet tissue that delivers excellent performance.

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27 June 2016

The ecoroll brand offers a wide range of products made from soft quality 100% recycled tissue.

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22 May 2014

Not to be confused with the ionisation of water, which has had negative press, Electro Chemical activation is a process utilising normal tap water and table salt, or other natural minerals, acting as an electrolyte. A special low voltage electrical cell in the device separates and recombines these elements to produce a Hypochlorous based solution. Hypochlorous is a naturally occurring substance with a powerful disinfecting action with the other oxidants released in the process producing a mild

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