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Northwood launches new proprietary washroom system

Following a major investment in its Telford plant, manufacturer and supplier of Away-from-Home (AfH) professional paper hygiene and wiping products, Northwood Hygiene Products Ltd, is launching a new proprietary washroom system featuring an industry first. Offering hygiene, cost-in-use, performance and ...

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How to create a safer washroom experience when re-opening after the Coronavirus pandemic

By Jamie Woodhall, UK Technical and Innovation Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Many pubs, cafes and restaurant owners have put in a lot of effort to get their business back up and running from the 4th of July. One area that ...

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Hand dryers unlikely to spread Covid-19 according to new report

Following research into Covid-19 transmission, independent microbiologist, Dr. David L Webber, has confirmed that the use of hand dryers in the washroom does not contribute to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The report, commissioned by Airdri Ltd, seeks to ...

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New toilet review app keeping the NEC Cleen

The NEC’s commitment to customer experience has gone a step further with the introduction of a toilet and washroom review app. The exhibition venue is now using the UK’s first fully integrated management tool and review app, Cleen. The Cleen app which is free to download, enables customers and visitors ...

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Government rolls out scheme to introduce free period products into all state schools and colleges in England

Free period products are now being made available to all schools and colleges in England, as the Department for Education launches its fully funded scheme. The new scheme, which launched on 20 January is set to give pupils easy access ...

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Hand hygiene: Minimising outbreaks in schools

With recent outbreaks of norovirus causing countless closures of hospital beds and schools across the country, the spotlight is on hand hygiene and its role in minimising the spread of infection. With the risk of illness heightened during the winter ...

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Keep it clean…and green

As public concern around the environment reaches fever pitch, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, explains why 2020 should be your greenest year yet when it comes to washroom procurement. Amidst the ongoing changes in society, one thing that remains ...

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Periods in the workplace – a topic deemed ‘unprofessional’ by a third of male office workers

Research released today by Initial Washroom Hygiene confirms the negative stigma surrounding menstrual hygiene at work, with a third (32 per cent) of male office workers claiming it is unprofessional for women to talk about their period in the workplace. ...

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World Toilet Day 2019 – Ensuring your washrooms are accessible for all

World Toilet Day, 19th November, is an official UN day focused on tackling the global sanitation crisis. Whilst in the UK, it may appear that adequate access to washroom facilities has been achieved, this is not always the case. Washroom ...

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New white paper reveals impact of washroom design on wellbeing

A new study into the impact commercial washroom design can have on user experience, commissioned by manufacturer Armitage Shanks and led by chartered architect and academic at the Belfast School of Architecture, Dr Saul Golden, has revealed that wellbeing is ...

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