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Keith Redway interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Think it doesn't matter how you dry your hands? Think again. Sunday December 17, 2017 Keith Redway, Emeritus Fellow in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Westminster, London, was interviewed on Sunday, December 17, during "The Sunday Edition", broadcasted by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  In his Interview, the popular Radio Broadcaster Michael Enright, extensively  discusses  the [...]

Keith Redway interview with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation2018-07-20T10:26:44+00:00

Pilot study suggests environmental microbial contamination risk

Hospital washrooms with jet air dryers have higher microbial burden suggests pilot study November 2017- A pilot study undertaken by experts from the Microbiology department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Leeds suggests that hospital washrooms with jet air dryers may have higher levels of environmental microbial contamination than those using [...]

Pilot study suggests environmental microbial contamination risk2017-11-25T13:08:17+00:00

A load of hot heir: Prince Charles took his own towel to an official engagement so he could avoid using unhygienic hand dryers

Prince Charles took his own towels to official engagement in Leicester last week He avoided the toilet machines at the Mountsorrel and Rothley Heritage Centre Instead, freshly laundered towels were placed in a cubicle for his tour to the site  Prince Charles took his own towels to an official engagement so he didn't have to [...]

A load of hot heir: Prince Charles took his own towel to an official engagement so he could avoid using unhygienic hand dryers2018-07-20T10:26:45+00:00

Tissue World Milan invitation – ETS attendance

The original Tissue World, which began in Nice in 1993 and held in 2013 and 2015 in Barcelona, is  THE BIG ONE. The world’s largest show specifically for the tissue business. It gives tissue makers, converters and suppliers to the tissue making and converting industries a unique experience and opportunity to network, exchange ideas and [...]

Tissue World Milan invitation – ETS attendance2017-01-06T09:14:43+00:00

Letter to the European Commission President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans (CC Vice-President Katainen, Commissioner Vella)

Subject: Concerns on the potential discontinuation of EU Ecolabel product groups   19 December 2016 We, European paper manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, consumer organisations and environmental NGOs, are writing to share our concerns about the possible removal of a number [...]

Letter to the European Commission President Juncker and First Vice-President Timmermans (CC Vice-President Katainen, Commissioner Vella)2018-07-20T10:26:45+00:00

Dirty little secrets – Action News Investigation – ABC 6 broadcasting

Candid Camera investigations has found some hand dryers are harboring a dirty little secret. "They stated those gadgets are supposed to be eco-friendly, it turns out they may expose you to potentially dangerous bacteria." Investigative reported Wendy Saltzman found germs and unsanitary conditions in some Dyson Airjet Dryers [...]

Dirty little secrets – Action News Investigation – ABC 6 broadcasting2018-07-20T10:26:46+00:00

Dryers: Many germs in the air (published on NDR – Germany on Monday November 14)

 Dryers: Many germs in the air By Daniel Krull Dryers with air nozzles are suspected of swirling germs and bacteria in the room air. In a sample, market has had the load checked in five heavily frequented toilets from a lab. There were significantly more germs [...]

Dryers: Many germs in the air (published on NDR – Germany on Monday November 14)2018-07-20T10:26:46+00:00

An extensive observational study at ISSA/Interclean 2016 confirms that the vast majority of Users prefer Paper Towels to Jet Air Dryers

Some of the washrooms at ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam 2016 were equipped with BOTH, Paper Towels and Jet Air Dryers, one on top of the other. The behavior of 3.879 Visitors (2.474 Men and 1.405 Women) drying their hands was observed, in four washrooms, equipped with both Paper Towels and Jet Air Dryers.  Among Men, the preference [...]

An extensive observational study at ISSA/Interclean 2016 confirms that the vast majority of Users prefer Paper Towels to Jet Air Dryers2017-06-10T12:57:14+00:00

CBS Article: Some Hand Dryers Harbour Dirty Secret

A very interesting article has appeared on May 19, 2016 in the Blackdailynews section of the CBS website.  To read the full article, please use the following link: http://www.blackdailynews.com/2-investigators-hand-dryer-harbors-dirty-secret/ The CBS 2 Investigators scraped, swabbed and collected grime from 12 Dyson Airblade hand dryers in the Chicago area, following the guidance and protocol set by Loyola University [...]

CBS Article: Some Hand Dryers Harbour Dirty Secret2016-05-31T17:09:59+00:00