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phs offers coin-free sanitary vending machines free of charge to schools

Hygiene services provider, phs Group, has announced plans to offer its new coin-free vending machines to schools for free as part of a new initiative to combat period poverty. Developed in collaboration with FM providers and schools, the vending machines provide ...

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Sales boost with Simply Washrooms team growth

Washroom services specialist, Simply Washrooms, has improved its sales support with four new appointments to its sales team. Jay Nicolson, Shindey Ahluwalia, Mike Merriman and Bryan Revell have joined Simply Washrooms focusing on working with facilities managers and estate teams ...

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CHSA Gala Ball raises over £8,000 for Grief Encounter

Members and sponsors of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA), together with their guests, raised over £8,000 at the Association’s Annual Gala Ball for the Chairman’s Charity, Grief Encounter. Grief Encounter supports bereaved children and their families to help ...

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Addressing plastics at CHSA Conference

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is hosting a conference on 13 June at the National Space Centre, Leicester. Hearing from waste management experts spanning collection to recycling, delegates will gain the insight and understanding they need to address ...

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Promoting positive menstrual hygiene

By: Sian Walking, Marketing Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene 28th May marks Menstrual Hygiene Day, an international awareness day that aims to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage menstruation safely and hygienically. The campaign ...

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Survey reveals more support is needed around menstruation in the workplace

A new survey of 2,000 menstruators by CIPD training specialist DPG has revealed a significant period stigma in UK workplaces. Almost half of workers who experience periods (48%) say there is a noticeable stigma around the issue at the company ...

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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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Northwood adds new strand to distributor support service

Distributors of away-from-home (AfH) washroom hygiene products are enjoying access to a new Training Academy designed to help them sell their products to the end user, delivered by leading manufacturer and supplier of professional paper hygiene and wiping products, Northwood ...

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Bacteria linked to diseases found in four-week-old bedsheets 

People who don’t wash their bedsheets for as little as a month will sleep alongside bacteria linked to a host of diseases such as pneumonia, gonorrhoea, and Lemierre’s syndrome, as discovered in new research by Time4Sleep.  The UK bed retailer asked a member of the public to ...

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phs report reveals half of teenage girls say period poverty holds them back at school

A new research report by hygiene services provider phs Group reveals nearly half of teenage girls believe period poverty prevents girls from doing well at school and a third believe it holds them back from achieving their aspirations. The new phs survey ...

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