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Disposing of sanitary waste can be a sensitive and nerve-wracking experience because poorly maintained hygiene sanitary bins are a potential breeding ground for bacteria.
Initial's sanitary bin service gives you the confidence that your visitors have a safe, hygienic and simple way of disposing of their sanitary waste.
Through customer feedback, we have created a supremely hygienic method of disposing of sanitary waste. Each Signature sanitary bin has an integral anti-microbial coating that helps prevent the spread of germs as well as containing a BioFresh insert that combats any unpleasant odours.
The latest in our range, our Signature Lite Eco Mini boasts a streamlined, compact design that easily fits into the smallest of cubicles.
Read more about how this sanitary bin can provide user dignity at the point of need.
Signature Lite combines function with image and its compact design means it meets the space demands of the modern washroom cubicle.
Available in several colours and operations, the Signature range will work in any and all premises.
The timeless stainless steel design of our Reflection unit is ideal for any premium location.
Specifically designed for the disposal of male washroom hygiene waste in the cubicle, our male sanitary bins ensures a dignified washroom experience.
Sanitary waste refers to waste created solely by humans. In this context it refers to the waste created by the use of menstrual hygiene products.
A sanitary bin is a waste collection unit which holds sanitary waste
Sanitary waste is classed as “offensive waste” by the Department of Health. All waste must be properly dealt with to prevent health risks.
Frequency of your sanitary bin service will vary depending on usage. We offer variable visit frequencies to suit all requirements.
All three of The Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulation 1992, The Water Industries Act 1991 and The Environmental Protection Act 1990 impose various guidelines on businesses that make sanitary bins necessary.
Currently no, although the UK government is looking to provide these products for free in schools. For more information on this please visit our information centre page.
The Water Industries Act 1991 states that sanitary products should not be flushed down the toilet, as this can cause costly blockages in sewers and drains. Sanitary waste disposal requires a Waste Transfer Note from a licensed provider to ensure that the waste is stored, transferred and disposed of in a compliant manner, that is safe for the environment.
Read more about how Initial Washroom Hygiene can ensure that your business is compliant with sanitary waste regulations.
Not only does sanitary waste disposal ensure a safe and hygienic environment for your female employees, guests and visitors, but it also adheres to regulations surrounding the disposal of sanitary waste. Below are the benefits of why your business should consider a sanitary bin service.
The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, The Water Industries Act 1991 and the Environmental Protection Act 1990 stipulate that sanitary waste must be disposed of properly. Using us will ensure your compliance with sanitary waste regulations.
We believe that knowledge is power, and when it comes to menstruation, breaking down myths and sharing accurate information is essential. Our goal is to promote period dignity by making menstruation a normal and openly discussed topic.
To help achieve this, we have designed an informative and eye-catching poster. Why not download a poster today and display it in your washroom and changing rooms, to help educate and empower women and girls with the knowledge they need to embrace menstruation confidently? Join us in the journey towards a more informed and inclusive world for all.
Our Initial In Cubicle Period Dignity Dispenser dispenses both organic and reusable period products.