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April 2018

Listeria Hysteria: was the outbreak preventable?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

On the 12th of December I wrote a blog titled Listeria: what you need to know. At the time of writing, 557 cases of Listeriosis had been reported, and there had been 36 reported fatalities. Even...

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April 2018

The big debate: is a ‘daily scrub’ wasting water, bad for you, or a non-negotiable for personal hygiene?

Written by Lemay Rogers

The topic of bathing solicits a variety of responses and many a debate has been started around the frequency of one’s bath or shower.

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April 2018

How to think waterwise and flush less

Written by Nicole Horne

With the water crisis very much still on the minds of Capetonians (and indeed on many other South Africans), there is ever-increasing pressure to save as much water as possible. Western Cape...

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April 2018

5 unexpected places you’ll find Initial services (and why)

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If you are a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know by know that here at Initial we view basic hygiene services as indispensable to any type of business. However, many people still think of...

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April 2018

Fact or fiction: old = dirty

Written by Nicole Horne

Have you ever come across an item and thought it was dirty, just because it looked old?

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April 2018

What you need to know about Hygiene - part 4 [Ask the expert]

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In the fourth and final part of our blog series - Ask the Expert - we interview hygiene expert, Diane Luck; Quality Assurance Manager of Initial in KZN. Diane shares some of her hygiene horror...

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March 2018

Rank these by their cleanliness [Quiz]

Written by Nicole Horne

Have you ever wondered how clean the objects are that you come into contact with?

The below items may seem quite ordinary to you, but have you ever really wondered how clean they are? We have put...

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March 2018

3 unique hygiene challenges in Johannesburg

Written by Lemay Rogers

We’ve explored the tough hygiene challenges facing Cape Town during the ongoing water crisis and considered Durban’s humid, tropical climate. Now it is time to look into the hygiene challenges of...

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March 2018

What you need to know about Hygiene - part 3 [Ask the experts]

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In this third part of our new blog series - Ask the Expert -  we interview hygiene expert Louw Moller; Regional Business Manager of Rentokil Initial in the Western Cape by day, and volunteer...

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March 2018

Well-being and the role your colleagues play in office hygiene - part 2 [Ask the expert]

Written by Nicole Horne

In the second part of this blog series, our hygiene expert, Bev Wentzel, Regional Business Manager of Rentokil Initial in Gauteng discusses wellbeing and the role that colleges play in office...

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