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February 2020

Are you disposing of health care risk waste correctly?

Written by Peta Florus

We’ve all - at some stage in our lives - been to a medical practice or hospital for a blood test, injection or even a procedure. Have you ever taken note of how the needles and other medical waste...

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Medical Waste and Waste Disposal, Feminine Hygiene
January 2020

What does our legislation say about Sanitary Waste Disposal?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In February last year I wrote a blog entitled Does your business comply with sanitary waste disposal legislation? The blog has been one of our most popular, however, we were recently asked by a...

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Hygiene Specialists, Feminine Hygiene
October 2019

3 good reasons why Initial should be managing your sanitary waste

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In previous blog posts, we’ve looked at whether your company has to provide sanitary bins for female employees, as well as how to ask your boss that awkward question about new sanitary bins.  It’s...

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Medical Waste and Waste Disposal, Feminine Hygiene
August 2019

What do tax-free sanitary pads have to do with education?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Last year - after VAT increased from 14% to 15% - I wrote a blog adding my voice to those of many other activists who have been tirelessly campaigning for sanitary products to be zero rated for...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Feminine Hygiene
August 2019

5 unexpected places you may find Initial medical waste bins and disposal services

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Medical waste management and compliance isn’t an issue strictly found in hospitals and clinics. While it’s easy to make that assumption you’d be surprised to know that there are other businesses...

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Medical Waste and Waste Disposal, Feminine Hygiene
July 2019

Unisex bathrooms and what that means for hygiene

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Unisex or gender neutral bathrooms are becoming more common within our society. With them come some unique challenges of which business owners should be aware.

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Workplace Hygiene, Feminine Hygiene
July 2019

Does your business comply to sanitary waste disposal regulations? [update]

Written by Nathalie Leblond

One of the things we aim to do here on the Insights page is to educate our readers and subscribers. Initial are the Experts in Hygiene, and like most experts, we really love talking about our...

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Workplace Hygiene, Cleanliness and Hygiene, Medical Waste and Waste Disposal, Feminine Hygiene
May 2019

Why menstrual hygiene isn't just a women's issue

Written by Lemay Rogers

Tomorrow (28th of  May) is Menstrual Hygiene Day!

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Cleanliness and Hygiene, Feminine Hygiene

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