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Hospitality laundries charge to the rescue of the NHS and care homes

Over thirty hospitality laundries have already signed up to a new certification scheme that will allow them to help the UK’s health and social care system  manage the increasing amount of dirty linens and textiles that is being created by ...

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Miele Professional sets a fresh market standard with new Little Giants range

Miele Professional launched its new Little Giants range on 16 July. The new range will officially become available from 1 August and comprises the PERFORMANCE washing machine and dryer and the PERFORMANCE PLUS washing machine and dryer. The range offers one of ...

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Textile recycling is struggling – but there are fewer reasons than ever to throw away good linen

By David Midgley, Managing Director, Regenex Before Covid-19 struck, many commercial laundries were coming to the realisation that they throw way too much good linen in the bin, and have been doing so for years. Historically, anything stained or discoloured, ...

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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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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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New commercial cleaning operation extends linen life

A new commercial cleaning operation – designed to help the laundry industry love its linen for longer – has been officially launched following a successful two-year pilot. Half a million pounds of investment has already been ploughed into Bradford-headquartered Regenex, ...

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Make housekeeping part of your guest experience

Although hotel housekeepers work behind the scenes, a survey from the professional division of Miele has revealed that making them more customer-facing could be the secret to a top-notch guest experience. Getting feedback and having the chance to meet customers ...

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Vet practices admit they need to get tough on infections 

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that the majority of UK vet practices feel the need to get tougher in the fight against infectious diseases, with many currently struggling to follow hygiene best practice. However, vets ...

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CLEAN acquired by Alsco

Livingstone’s Business Services sector team has advised the shareholders of CLEAN, a leading independent provider of textile rental and laundry services, on its acquisition by US-based Alsco, Inc.   CLEAN is one of the UK’s leading operators in the commercial B2B ...

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