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When Do Sanitary Bins Become a Social Issue

Despite having only been introduced in the last few decades, sanitary bins have become an essential and necessary part of public washrooms. They are so important, in fact, that special sanitary bin legislation was introduced specifically to ensure that people who menstruate have a safe and clean space to dispose of their sanitary waste. 

Practical issues aside,...Continue reading →

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How to Maintain Hygienic Workspaces After COVID-19

According to research by VitalityHealth, workers lose 30.4 days a year on average due to sick leave or underperformance at work. In fact, it is thought that the pressure of workers to remain in work while sick could be putting an even bigger strain upon productivity than absenteeism. Even with spring looking like a positive time for businesses regarding Covid restrictions and case numbers and the summer potentially even...Continue reading →

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How Does Your Period Affect Your Toilet Habits?

Periods cause enough of a headache, both literally and figuratively, as it is without having to worry about other strange changes to our bodies. However, as unpleasant as it is to talk about, your period might not be your only reason for a trip to the public toilet when it’s that time of the month. Many people who menstruate find that their bowel habits also change throughout their menstrual cycle and especially during...Continue reading →

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What Can Affect Your Menstrual Cycle?

Your menstrual cycle can tell you a great many things about your health and keeping on top of patterns is certainly important. However, it is a misconception that a menstrual cycle is a perfectly predictable part of someone’s life. Even without contributing factors, a person’s menstrual cycle can fluctuate between Continue reading →

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Why Should SMEs Outsource Their Washroom Services?

Washroom facilities are one of the most crucial ‘backstage’ areas of your business. In many ways, they represent who you are as a company, your attention to detail and your standards of hygiene. While it may be tempting to adopt a do-it-yourself attitude when it comes to maintaining these facilities, you may want to reconsider bringing your facilities management in-house. 

Although it’s been drummed into us since we were children, research suggests that we’re still not as good at hand hygiene as we should be. In fact, it is thought that 1 in 5 of us do not wash our hands after using the bathroom. Throughout our history, hygiene has had varying levels of priority within our lives. However, having reached a point where cleanliness was “next to godliness”, more and more of us...Continue reading →

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The Impact Of Menstruation On Mental Health

It’s safe to say that, for the majority of women, menstruation is not a time of month that is eagerly awaited. Along with symptoms such as cramps and bloating, menstruation can also put a strain on a woman’s mental health, whether this be due to hormonal changes or environmental factors.  

While it might not be possible to completely eliminate the mental...Continue reading →

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Should We Use Smart Washroom Technology

We accept the inexorable march of technology when it creeps into everyday conveniences, even if it often makes them less convenient. A fridge that tells you when you’ve run out of milk may not actually be more efficient than just looking in the fridge, but it sounds cool and science fictiony. And when every product on the market contains these features, you end up having to go with the flow. Try finding a new TV that...Continue reading →

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Have an Environmentally Friendly Period

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest contributing factors to the decline in our environment - and the taboo subject of sanitary waste makes up a percentage of this. In the UK alone, 4.3 billion disposable sanitary products are used every year - and it’s estimated that 700,000 pantyliners, 2.5 million tampons and 1.4 million sanitary towels are flushed down the toilet every single day. Flushed sanitary waste blocks...Continue reading →

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