Replacing Plastic with Paper

UK startup Biovate Hygienics is claiming an industry first following the launch of its ‘Zero Compromise’ range of plastic-free paper bottles for commercial cleaning products. Bottle interiors feature a protective bio liner that prevents contact with liquid products – a coating made from natural pure plant sap latex. Outer cases are infused with natural seaweed…


Water Saving Commercial Product of the Year

Cistermiser‘s EasyflushEVO washroom flushing control valve solution has been named Water Saving Commercial Product of the Year at the Energy Savings Awards 2022, adding to a sustainability award it recently received from the Bathroom Manufacturers’ Association (BMA). Managing director, Richard Braid, comments: “Being recognised once again as a ‘best in class’ product with this Energy…


Transforming Public Toilets into Zen Temples

In advance of World Toilet Day on 19th November, Laura Cayless, Business Development Manager at Mitsubishi Electric, looks to Japan for lessons on managing public toilets successfully. With a World Toilet Day taking place in November, and a high-tech bathroom gallery at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport, it’s safe to say that people in Japan take…


Why Washroom Users Deserve Better Hand Drying Solutions

Dr Salomé Giao, Lead Scientist at Dyson for Business, says many existing hand drying solutions are ineffective despite there never having been greater need for good hygiene practices. Every year, Global Handwashing Day champions and campaigns for the critical importance of regular hand washing with soap. The message is a simple one: hand washing can…

Net Zero

Volvo Group UK Adopts Waterless Urinal Technology

Volvo Group UK is adopting waterless urinal technology at its UK HQ in Warwick, and its Felixstowe Renault Truck Commercials Depot, to help cut CO2 and water waste. The flushless urinals are part of the organisation’s commitment to reach net-zero by 2040, covering direct and energy indirect emissions from operations, purchased goods and services. The…


Cleenol Launches edencleen

Fourth generation family owned Cleenol Group, one of the UK’s oldest manufacturers and exporters of commercial cleaning products, has unveiled edencleen, a new range of commercial cleaning products formulated for a ‘cleaner and safer world’. The product lineup includes a washroom cleaner, toilet gel cleaner, urinal deodoriser, an all-purpose surface sanitiser, a degreaser and a…


Former Intern Appointed as Kimberly-Clark Professional UK&I General Manager

Kimberly-Clark Professional has confirmed Craig Bowman as its new General Manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland, 14 years after joining the American multinational personal care corporation as an intern on an industrial placement from university. Bowman, 34, has held roles in sales and marketing for Kimberly-Clark Professional in the UK as well as Dubai,…


Incentive QAS Awarded Cleaning Contract at 142,000sf Workspace Development

Botanica Ditton Park, a multi-let office development by Kennedy Wilson adjacent to Ditton Park House in Slough, Berkshire, England, has selected Incentive QAS to deliver cleaning and related services under a 3-year contract. The development features 142,000sf of office space, together with an on-site gym and restaurant, occupying a plot surrounded by 200 acres of…


Enhancing Brand Perception with Washrooms

With washrooms contributing to a pleasant and hygienic environment that leaves a positive impact on customers, guests and employees alike, businesses are turning to specialist suppliers like Diversey UK subsidiary, Zenith Washroom Solutions, for support with their facilities and equipment. Good washroom management will always be based around regular cleaning to maximise hygiene, remove unsightly…


Why Not All Germ Spreaders Wear Masks

  With science taking the lead in the battle against Covid-19, Kimberly-Clark Professional is making a stance against claims made by many global hand dryer manufacturers about their products. The COVID-19 pandemic has increased consumer awareness around the importance of hand hygiene and the risks posed by the spread of pathogens. Nearly 95 per cent…

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