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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 […]

Charter for Sustainable Cleaning 2020+ symposium held today

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on February 12, 2020.

First products compliant with renewed detergents industry sustainability standard The inaugural symposium on the Charter for Sustainable Cleaning 2020+ was held today in Brussels, gathering more than 80 representatives from the detergents industry as well as value chain partners and policy makers. The event, organised by A.I.S.E., the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products, celebrates the […]

Wuhan novel coronavirus hygiene information

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on January 30, 2020.

With the emergence of the Wuhan novel coronavirus, many people are thinking about hygiene measures to stay healthy. In the event that cases of coronavirus start to appear in your community, or if you are travelling to an infected area, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of becoming infected. For […]

New Chair of UKCPI Council elected at AGM

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

Rowland Furse of Henkel was elected Chair of UKCPI’s Council at the recent AGM on 20th November. He commented: “I am looking forward to my time as Chair of our association and helping to steer our important issues, such as post-Brexit regulatory issues, plastic tax and the clean air policy, towards a good outcome for […]

UKCPI and RoSPA joint safety campaign expands to Staffordshire

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

Families in Staffordshire have received advice about how to store and use cleaning products safely, in the latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, run by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).  The latest launched tool place at Leek Moorlands Hospital in […]

UKCPI publishes 2019 annual review

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

A review of the work carried out by UKCPI and its committees throughout 2019 has just been published, and a digital version is available on the UKCPI website . With an introduction from Bruce Maxwell, Managing Director of Dri-Pak and Chair of the UKCPI Council during 2019, the review covers projects undertaken in the advocacy, regulatory and communications fields. […]

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