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New Luxury Toilet Tissue Range Launched

Disposables UK, which manufactures and distributes paper disposables and associated cleaning and hygiene products, has launched a new range of toilet tissues and hand towels, aimed at the luxury washroom market. The Bay West Impressions range is designed to offer that touch of class for discerning washroom users. The products provide higher levels of softness, absorption and an all-round luxury feel. ... Read More »

Two-step disinfection

There is significant evidence to suggest that sufficient environmental decontamination is frequently lacking with less than 50% of hospital room surfaces being adequately cleaned and disinfected. Studies have proven that pathogens such as C-difficile and MRSA can survive on surfaces for many months.   GAMA Healthcare have partnered with UVDI, a trusted leader in ultraviolet disinfection to launch The Clinell ... Read More »

Go with the flow – EcoTech

EcoTech (Europe) counts itself as one of the UK’s largest manufacturers of cleaning products in the UK. The company’s entire range now extends to over 400 products, 98% of which are produced in house at its Coventry factory and distributed throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East by a carefully selected group of distributors. The range is also available ... Read More »

Hand washing heroes

Jangro, the UK’s largest network of independent janitorial supply companies, has created its own hand washing heroes to help young children understand the importance of hygiene. Four animated characters called the Jangronauts have been brought to life on a range of hand washing dispensers, toilet tissue dispensers and hand drying units for washrooms at schools, nurseries, restaurants and shopping centres. ... Read More »

Hygiene is essential during the music festival season

The music festival season is here – and once again hundreds of thousands of people will be gathering together in the open air to listen to music, have fun – and eat and drink together. Many festival foodstuffs such as hotdogs, burgers and sandwiches are eaten with the hands which means that hand hygiene is more important than ever. But ... Read More »

Study: Public Toilet Is Cleaner Than The Average Cell Phone

The average cell phone carries more than just a contact list, it also harbors 25,107 bacteria per square inch. This fact makes the cell phone one of the filthiest surfaces people come into contact with on a daily basis. No surprise, this far surpasses public toilet seats, which measure only 1,201 bacteria per square inch.Reports from Mashable highlight five common surfaces that ... Read More »

Top Ten Mistakes When Stripping Floors

Floor stripping refers to completely eradicating old wax, soil and particles discovered on the floor. It is normally one of the most labor intensive and time consuming jobs within the skilled cleaning industry. Further, it’s common for cleaning professionals – even skilled cleaning professionals – to make errors when stripping flooring. Many of those errors might be prevented. Because of ... Read More »

Five Trends Impacting the Cleaning Market

Cleaning products have become essential in the everyday life of the modern consumer. For this reason, the market continues to grow year on year – global sales of household cleaning products are predicted to reach $147bn in 2017. It may also be the reason that this market tends to be more resistant to downturns in the world economy than other ... Read More »

Maternity hospital is criticised over poor hygiene

A MAJOR Scottish maternity hospital has been told to make a number of improvements following a visit from hygiene inspectors.  Stained and damaged equipment was found by the Healthcare Environment Inspectorate (HEI) when it made a surprise tour of the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital, in Glasgow. Its report, published yesterday, also raised concern that five out of 10 staff interviewed ... Read More »

Study: Electric Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels

Using paper towels to dry your hands is far more hygienic than using electric hand dryers which actually increase the amount of bacteria on hands and can spread cross contamination in public washrooms, according to an independent scientific study. The study, conducted by scientists at the University of Westminster, London, measured the number of bacteria on subjects’ hands before washing ... Read More »