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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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Environment and Green Hygiene
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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Environment and Green Hygiene
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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Environment and Green Hygiene
March 2018

Plants and office wellness: 8 reasons this is a match made in heaven

Written by Nicole Horne

Have you ever thought about the impact that plants can have on your work environment?

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Environment and Green Hygiene
January 2018

5 unique hygiene issues in Cape Town

Written by Lemay Rogers

The previously implemented Level 6 water restrictions in Cape Town has lead residents and businesses alike into a more constrained 2018. On the 9th of January News24 reported that the City of...

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Environment and Green Hygiene
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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Environment and Green Hygiene
September 2017

How to set up an office recycling scheme

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Did you know that 90% of office waste can be recycled? Learn easy tips and tricks on how you can recycle at the office.

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Environment and Green Hygiene
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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Environment and Green Hygiene
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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Environment and Green Hygiene
May 2017

Does your company have to provide sanitary bins?

Written by Nicole Horne

Providing your female staff and customers with a discreet and hygienic place to dispose of their feminine hygiene waste is not only crucial to maintaining a clean and pleasant bathroom...

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Workplace Hygiene, Environment and Green Hygiene

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