What is Sustainable Menstruation?

More than 1.8 billion people menstruate every month worldwide, meaning the use of environmentally-friendly and responsible menstrual products is more important than ever. In this blog, we will discuss the meaning of sustainable menstruation, the challenges of period product disposal in the modern day and how we can encourage more sustainable menstrual disposal practices. What… Continue reading What is Sustainable Menstruation?

Are Aerosols Bad for the Environment?

Aerosols – something you likely use within your day-to-day life, at home and in the workplace, with little thought behind the impact this could be having on the world around you. In this blog, we will provide valuable insights into the use of aerosols, and how they could be negatively affecting the environment. What are… Continue reading Are Aerosols Bad for the Environment?

The Top Germ Hot-Spots That Could Affect Your Health

Germs are all around us (and on us!) and on every surface you can imagine. There are some obvious culprits, such as toilets, door handles and rubbish bins that can all harbour infectious viruses and bacteria

Are Hand Dryers Sanitary? Yes, and Here’s Why

Wet hands have been found to increase the spread of germs faster, making hand drying a crucial component of overall hand hygiene. But, when considering the best hand drying solution for your workplace washroom, what is the most effective? And most importantly, what will keep your staff, customers, and the wider community safe? This blog… Continue reading Are Hand Dryers Sanitary? Yes, and Here’s Why

Heron Foods Partner with Citron Hygiene

Citron Hygiene has partnered with Heron Foods since September 2022, and we continue to build on our relationship. Supplying Washroom Services to 300 Heron Food Locations We currently supply over 300 products to over 300 locations across the UK. The service extends to personal hygiene waste removal, floorcare, water management and urinal care. Account Management… Continue reading Heron Foods Partner with Citron Hygiene

Citron Hygiene is Sponsoring the Loo of the Year Awards 2023

loo of the year award

We are proud to have co-sponsored the next annual Loo of the Year Awards on its 35th anniversary with our partners at Aunt Flow. Established in 1987 this competition recognises and rewards the most outstanding washrooms across the UK and Northern Ireland. From leading restaurants to visitor attractions, each nominee’s washroom facilities are assessed by… Continue reading Citron Hygiene is Sponsoring the Loo of the Year Awards 2023

How Saving Water Helps The Environment

The UK population uses a whopping 14 billion litres of water per day, with an estimated 3.17 billion litres lost daily to leaks. Around 3-5% of the UK’s daily water usage comes from households, 5% by businesses, and the rest by agriculture. This significantly high water usage from the UK and the rest of the… Continue reading How Saving Water Helps The Environment

Environmental Permitting

All Citron Hygiene/Confidential sites to which waste is taken for storage (prior to onward transfer to final disposal) and/or confidential shredding hold Environmental Permits (England and Wales) or Waste Management Licences (Scotland and Northern Ireland) as Waste Transfer Stations or are registered as exempt under The Environmental Permitting Regulations 2010/The Environmental Protection Act 1990/The Waste… Continue reading Environmental Permitting

Duty of Care/Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2011

(England & Wales) England & Wales Waste Management Regulations 2011 The Environmental Protection Act 1990 & The Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997 place a “Duty of Care” on anyone who produces, collects, treats and disposes of waste. This includes feminine hygiene, clinical, sharps, medicines, dental wastes, confidential waste or other waste to… Continue reading Duty of Care/Waste (England & Wales) Regulations 2011

Scotland and Northern Ireland

All special/hazardous waste removed will need to be accompanied by Consignment Notes, with copies to be retained by yourselves and provided to SEPA/EHS (NI), and the appropriate fee for each collection paid to SEPA/EHS (NI) If you are in Northern Ireland, you will require confirmation of delivery of your hazardous waste to an appropriately authorised… Continue reading Scotland and Northern Ireland