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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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March 2018

The dangers of harsh chemicals, and why we clean with bacteria

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Long gone are the days when the smell and burn of bleach meant you were doing a spring clean! People are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that harsh chemicals - such as bleach - can have...

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January 2018

5 ways the water shortage is affecting your hygiene

Written by Lemay Rogers

With day zero being expected as early as mid-April, Cape Town has implemented level 6B water restrictions reducing the daily usage limit to 50 litres per person, per household.  What does this...

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October 2017

Which kills more germs; hot or cold water?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Conventional wisdom holds that washing your hands with hot water kills more germs than washing them with cold water. 

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September 2017

How to save more grey water [in your office and home]

Written by Nathalie Leblond

How to save water at work and at home: The importance of saving water in a drought whilst at the same time maintaining hygiene levels.

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July 2017

Did you know: your office's water cooler could be making you ill?

Written by Lemay Rogers

The office water cooler is probably one of the ‘icons’ of the office environment. It’s where you get the latest gossip, it’s the excuse to bump into the office hottie and occasionally, it’s the...

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