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Could a new attitude to thrift help laundries through Coronavirus?

By Paul Hamilton, Technical Director, Regenex The shut-down of the hospitality industry, which usually creates 15 million pieces of washing every week in this country is causing an unprecedented crisis for the commercial laundry sector in the UK. A lack ...

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NHS staff use new infection control bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from hospitals

  Thousands of frontline NHS workers across the UK have been given innovative water-soluble infection control laundry bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from the workplace. Some 46,400 bags have been donated to health and social care providers across ...

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Domestic washing of healthcare uniforms may pose a coronavirus risk say experts

Experts are warning that healthcare workers who wash their uniforms at home may be compromising the safety of not only their family but also their colleagues and patients. Public Health England (PHE) recommends uniforms are washed in commercial laundries, but ...

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Desperate laundries call for urgent help

The laundry industry is in desperate straits. Seventy-five per cent of it is on its knees, because its work has dried up. That’s the 75% that used to look after the hospitality, sports, leisure and similar markets. The other 25% ...

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The laundry industry: A story of two halves following Coronavirus outbreak

There are 28,000 laundry operators who are currently supporting the UK economy. However, it is a story of two halves with the healthcare laundries currently working 24 hrs a day to support the incredible job our NHS is currently providing whist ...

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Sustainable laundry practices to help reduce your carbon footprint

According to the Carbon Trust, the UK industrial laundries sector is responsible for 25% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions, processing approximately 743,651 tonnes of laundry each year. To help achieve the government’s target for net zero emissions by 2050, ...

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Regenex expands with new business take-up

A new specialist commercial linen cleaning service in Bradford is celebrating a string of business wins, following successful free trials. Buttershaw-based Regenex has pioneered new methods in stain removal that are proving successful in around 75 per cent of the ...

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Christeyns opens new engineering facility in Bradford

A brand new engineering facility at Cutler Heights, Bradford, has been officially opened by Judith Cummins, MP for Bradford South, on behalf of chemicals specialist, Christeyns. A further significant investment in facilities for Christeyns in Bradford, this new Cutler Heights ...

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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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Christeyns checks in at Adare Manor

Bradford-based laundry chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, has recently won a contract to supply hotel Adare Manor with laundry detergents and supporting machinery. Adare Manor, located on the banks of the River Maigue in County Limerick, Ireland, is the former seat of ...

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