A Huge Sustainable Opportunity You're Missing

April 15, 2019

It’s pretty easy to think of typical company sustainability practices, no straws, don’t print unless necessary and reduce unnecessary packaging. It’s a lot harder to step back, think outside the box and recognise less-mainstream opportunities to...

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Support UN SDGs With Your Glove Choice

April 8, 2019

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in 2015 to address the global challenges we face. The 17 SDGs encompass social, environmental and economic challenges and are a blueprint to achieve a better and more...

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Tag: Blog Child Labor Free, Sustainability

Phthalate and Accelerator 101

February 25, 2019

What are Phthalates and Accelerators? Phthalates are a family of inexpensive chemicals that can be used in the production of disposable gloves. They are primarily used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl products (including gloves) more...

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Tag: Food Safety

Top 5 Glove Issues Solved

February 18, 2019

We’ve solved a few common glove issues that disposable glove wearers encounter. 

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Tag: Food Safety

Can Disposable Gloves Increase Food Waste?

February 11, 2019

According to Love Food Hate Waste, New Zealanders throw away 122,547 tonnes of food a year. That is equivalent to 213 jumbo jets of food that has to go somewhere to rot, instead of being eaten. All of this food is worth about $872 million each...

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Tag: Food Safety

Do FDA Compliant Gloves Protect Our Food?

January 22, 2019

A recent investigation from the UK shows that our hands are filthy and carry a variety of gut and faecal material. The investigation found traces of faeces on every sample of McDonald’s touchscreens swabbed. 

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Tag: Food Safety Hand Hygiene

Sustainability Gain Without Change

December 17, 2018

Change. One of the hardest things for us to do, even if the reasoning is justified and everyone has bought into it. Changing habits can cause resistance.

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Tag: Sustainability Food Safety Hand Hygiene

What Is Nitrile?

December 10, 2018

We get asked quite a lot what nitrile actually is. Simply put, nitrile (nitrile butadiene rubber) is a synthetic, latex-free rubber. Nitrile disposable gloves have characteristics similar to latex such as their elasticity and strength, but do...

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Tag: Food Safety Dental/Medical

New Face Mask Standards - Are You Compliant?

November 27, 2018

Are you using the correct level of Face Masks in your practice? The Australian Standard for single-use Face Masks for use within New Zealand healthcare environments has changed to AS 4381:2015, which now supersedes AS 4381: 2002. 

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Tag: Dental/Medical

Fingerprinting Gloves To Further Verify Food Safety

November 12, 2018

Quality matters, so does price. Variabilities in price between similar products exist for several reasons, cost and quality of ingredients, manufacturing standards, potential effects of these products and packaging on our health.

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Tag: Food Safety