Coronavirus and UV (ultraviolet light) - What's Safe and What's Not Coronavirus and UV (ultraviolet light) - What's Safe and What's Not
07/04/2020
You may have seen this from the World Health Organisation:"Can an ultraviolet disinfection lamp kill the new coronavirus? UV lamps should not be used to sterilize hands or other areas of skin as UV radiation can cause skin irrit …
COVID-19: Looking after your mental health in Sheffield COVID-19: Looking after your mental health in Sheffield
07/04/2020
We may be staying home for the sake of our own and our families’ physical health, but right now, it’s crucial we take care of our mental health and wellbeing too. If, like us, you live Sheffield, here are some …
Coronavirus: Business support Coronavirus: Business support
30/03/2020
A series of measures were recently announced by Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to support business during this strange but troubled period for most businesses in the UK.These are of course subject to change so w …
4 ways to dry your hands – our guide to doing it properly 4 ways to dry your hands – our guide to doing it properly
23/03/2020
A quick google search and you can find it quoted that damp hands are 1,000 times more likely to pick up bacteria than dry hands!  This includes the work of Patrick et al. (1997) who state that drying the hands using a towel …
Coronavirus: Should I dry my hands with paper towels or hand dryers? Coronavirus: Should I dry my hands with paper towels or hand dryers?
19/03/2020
Before we start talking about hand drying methods, it’s important to reiterate that the single most important part of hand hygiene is how you wash your hands and making sure you are washing them thoroughly. In the current …
Is bamboo always eco-friendly? Is bamboo always eco-friendly?
09/03/2020
We’ve talked about bamboo toilet paper and its environmental friendliness in previous blog posts, but as someone rightly pointed out to us, is bamboo really good for everything?An industry that has been called into quest …
Toilet roll – bamboo or recycled paper? Toilet roll – bamboo or recycled paper?
02/03/2020
We’ve established that regular loo roll is not great for the environment and can cause a lot of damage to the planet – from contributing to deforestation to adding to our ever-increasing waste problem. But when it co …
Coronavirus - Symptoms, risks, and hygiene Coronavirus - Symptoms, risks, and hygiene
20/02/2020
What is it?Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are known to infect both humans and animals, and in humans causes respiratory illness that range from common colds to much more serious infections.How did it start? …
Bamboo toilet roll - which is best? Bamboo toilet roll - which is best?
13/02/2020
Bamboo toilet roll comparison - which is best?Bamboo loo roll seems to be the 'it' product for your bathroom these days, and who can blame you when its so much better for our planet than your classic toilet paper.T …
Deforestation facts for kids Deforestation facts for kids
07/02/2020
Let's start with - what actually is deforestation?Deforestation is the cutting down of forests or groups of trees which is then turned into non-forest use. These are usually converted to farms, ranches, or used for urban use. …