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New report emphasises key role of targeted hygiene for health

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on April 8, 2021.

A new report highlighting the critical role that hygiene plays to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases was launched this week, coinciding with World Health Day. The joint report, from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) and the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance products (A.I.S.E.) also shares insights into current […]

APPG for the cleaning and hygiene sector inaugurated

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on February 23, 2021.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the cleaning and hygiene sector was inaugurated on 2 February 2021, with UKCPI as a founding member. The APPG represents the interests of the cleaning and hygiene sector in Parliament and maintains a dialogue with MPs, ministers and government. A total of 53 MPs and three Members of the […]

UKCPI and RoSPA home safety virtual campaign comes to Northamptonshire

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on January 28, 2021.

Families in Northamptonshire are receiving safety information from the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA), to help them take action to protect their children from accidents with household cleaning products.  The latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, funded by the UK […]

UKCPI publishes 2020 Annual Review

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on November 26, 2020.

Showcasing the important work of the cleaning and hygiene industry this year UKCPI has published its 2020 Annual Review, looking back at the work carried out by UKCPI and its committees throughout the last 12 months. During this extraordinary year, the Covid-19 pandemic reinforced the importance of cleaning and hygiene for our health and wellbeing. The cleaning product supply chain increased […]

Latest phase of Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign launches in Cornwall today

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on October 19, 2020.

Families in Cornwall are receiving safety information from the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA), to take action to protect their children from the risks of household cleaning products.  The latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, funded by UKCPI, is being launched virtually […]

Hygiene tips for Global Handwashing Day

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on October 15, 2020.

Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses such as food poisoning, flu and coronavirus. Successfully stopping germs from causing infection is about targeting the times and places when they are closest to a way into the body, or when they appear in large numbers. Read more […]

UKCPI shares recycling tips for Recycle Week

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on September 21, 2020.

New stats show we care more about the environment than ever before This year Recycle Week is thanking everyone for continuing to recycle despite all that has happened this year. Statistics released by Recycle Now show that through lockdown the UK has become even more environmentally aware, with nearly 9 in 10 households saying they […]

Guidance on the safe use of disinfectants

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on April 25, 2020.

Following Donald Trump’s speculation about ingesting or injecting disinfectants to treat Covid-19, UKCPI has issued a strong reminder that disinfectants should never be used in this way. Disinfectants, which include bleach and other cleaning products, should only be used for their intended purposes and according to the manufacturers’ instructions. Always read the label and follow […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on March 4, 2020.

Public Health England has recently published guidelines for anyone in any setting. Regarding cleaning and hygiene, the advice is to “Clean and disinfect regularly touched objects and surfaces using your regular cleaning products to reduce the risk of passing the infection on to other people”. The main guidelines are: If you have been in contact with someone […]

Spring cleaning tips – how to be more green when you clean

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on March 3, 2020.

Freshen up your spring cleaning routine with these eco-friendly cleaning ideas Getting ready for the big spring clean? The experts at Cleansmart have the lowdown the small changes everyone can make at home to green their cleaning routine. Fortunately, doing your bit for sustainable cleaning is easy… and it’ll save you money! When you’re shopping, look for […]

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