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Hospitality industry counts £1.8m cost of fake tan on bedding and towels

Fake tanners and heavy make-up users are costing UK hotels and holiday lets up to £1.792m per year by leaving marks on bedding on towels, according to new figures from linen recovery specialists Regenex. Laundries all over the country are ...

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How laundries are saving carbon and money by reusing ‘condemned’ linen instead of recycling

By Paul Hamilton, technical director, Regenex Gone – or at least fast disappearing – are the days of throwing waste linen into a receptacle marked ‘recycling’ and feeling like you are meeting your environmental responsibilities. We know too well there ...

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Infinite Textiles: greener linen for hospitality and healthcare

The Textile Services Association (TSA) has teamed up with UKHospitality, Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW) to launch the Infinite Textiles scheme. The scheme will see commercial laundries partnering with their customers to ...

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Regenex dyes 100,000 NHS scrub suits to equip Nightingale hospitals

Commercial linen stain removal specialist, Regenex, has used its textile dyeing expertise to colour 100,000 medical scrub suits for future use on healthcare frontlines. The white workwear, ordered for emergency use, has been dyed in shades of cobalt, raspberry and ...

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Regenex aims to save 3,000 tonnes of carbon in 2021

Commercial linen cleaning services specialist, Regenex has set a new goal to process 1,000 tonnes of the UK’s dirtiest linen before its fourth birthday at the end of 2021. The ambitious target, representing a step-up in operations, has been fixed despite ...

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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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