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World Food Day: Fighting Pests for Food Security

World Food Day: Fighting Pests for Food Security

World Food Day (16 October) provides an occasion to highlight the plight of 870 million undernourished people in the world. There are many threats to global food supplies, including population growth, food prices, climate change, food waste and land pressures. But one...

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How Ant Infestations Start (And What to Do About It)

How Ant Infestations Start (And What to Do About It)

If you’ve woken up to find your home suddenly crawling with ants, you’re not alone. This time of year is prime time for ant infestations as the warmer weather urges worker ants to get busy foraging for food and water to sustain the colony. Like any other insect, ants...

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Food Safety: A Global Public Health Threat

Food Safety: A Global Public Health Threat

In a year, An estimated 1 out of 10 people will fall ill after eating contaminated food, with diarrheal diseases being the most common illness (WHO). The food sector today faces many challenges that may leave food vulnerable to contamination and other hazards, as it...

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7 Earth Friendly Spring Cleaning and Recycling Tips

7 Earth Friendly Spring Cleaning and Recycling Tips

September is here, which means it’s time to get down to the business of spring cleaning! But not only that, 16-21 September marks Clean-Up & Recycle SA Week, an annual initiative by the local plastics industry aimed at creating awareness of the need to reduce...

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Your Business and Sanitary Waste Disposal Compliance

Your Business and Sanitary Waste Disposal Compliance

As a business owner, you may be aware of your obligations to provide a sanitary and hygienic washroom environment for your employees. But do you know just how deep your obligations really go? Beyond making soap and hand dryers available in restrooms, there are also...

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7 Steps to Better Commercial Washroom Hygiene

7 Steps to Better Commercial Washroom Hygiene

The cleanliness level of commercial washrooms is essential to maintaining health and safety while ensuring user satisfaction. People may not remember your establishment for a clean bathroom, but you can be sure that a dirty and ill-equipped one will be talked about...

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5 Hallmarks of an Audit Approved Pest Management Programme

5 Hallmarks of an Audit Approved Pest Management Programme

For any company that handles food or beverage products – whether it’s a restaurant, food truck, producer, exporter, manufacturer, supermarket, caterer, or retail food store – ensuring food safety is becoming increasingly important. Ever-tightening policies and...

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Beyond the Clean: Caring for Your Cleaning Supplies

Beyond the Clean: Caring for Your Cleaning Supplies

When we use common cleaning tools like mops, cloths, brooms, dusters and squeegees, we expect them to do one thing: clean! However, in using these tools for cleaning, most people automatically assume that they are clean to begin with. In actual fact, cleaning tools...

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The Top 5 Things That Turn People Off Commercial Washrooms

The Top 5 Things That Turn People Off Commercial Washrooms

Brands work hard to achieve positive associations with their audiences, which ultimately builds integrity for the brand and leads to loyal customers. It would be a pity if all that effort went to waste because of a bad washroom experience. That’s right, your brand...

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