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Labels to change for pest controlled related products

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Following the United Nation’s (UN) Global Harmonisation System (GHS) of the classification and labelling of chemicals, pest control and other chemical products will undergo a number of changes to the labels that appear on the product packaging. In terms of timescales, ...

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How to shine at waste management

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From boardrooms to washrooms, kitchens to conference facilities – the challenges in managing correct waste disposal across so many different and varied locations can create a real headache for cleaning companies Staying on top of the latest legislation is essential ...

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Pest control

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As the nights grow longer and we approach the colder months, the likelihood of a pest infestation will soar. Rats and mice are a cause for concern all year round, but as they will be looking for warmer and drier ...

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Personal care and cleaning products facing microbead ban

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The Government has announced plans to ban the tiny pieces of plastic, commonly known as microbeads as part of its action to tackle microplastics which end up in the oceans every year, causing damage to both the environment and marine life. Found ...

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Label changes to all rodenticides

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Pest controllers are being reminded that all product labels of ‘Second Generation Anti-coagulant Rodenticides’ (SGAR’s) will need to be revised this year, in line with CRRU (Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use). Product labels will include a new ‘stewardship phrase’ stating ...

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Cleaning associations to discuss the impacts of REACH

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British Cleaning Council members, the British Association for Chemical Specialities (BACS) and the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) are coming together to discuss REACH, and what it means for the cleaning supply chain. REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals) ...

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B&M advises SMEs on change in waste definition

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With a customer base of over 7,000, national waste management company B&M Waste Services has issued guidance to small and medium sized companies (SMEs) of the change to the legal definition of ‘waste’. Published jointly by Defra, the Environment Agency, the ...

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Step up

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If you think about cleaning at height, you probably think of ladders, elevated platforms or abseiling. Each of these has an important role to play, but you could be overlooking the fundamental aspect of working at height, according to Sean ...

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Strategic pest management

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Strategic Pest Management has become more relevant over the past 10 years in the pest control industry. This is mainly due to the number of changes in pesticides used, legislation changes, increases in pesticide resistance and greater awareness. Emprise explain ...

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Cleaning industry to benefit from move to raise standards

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A move to promote professional standards in pest control has been hailed as positive news for the cleaning industry. Two pest control companies this week became the first in the UK to be accredited against a benchmark of quality recognised throughout ...

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