How Disposable Gloves Reduce Waste Production

Over the last 6 months Eagle Protect has saved a staggering 253,250 lbs or 127 tons of glove and packaging waste from landfills, simply by switching our customers to better quality, thinner gloves. This has resulted in a subsequent reduction of..

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Can Disposable Gloves Increase Food Waste?

Around $161 billion worth of food is estimated to be wasted each year in the US, according to the USDA. This is a staggering 133 billion pounds of food wasted and estimated to be 30-40% of the US food supply.

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Phthalate & Accelerator 101

What they are?

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 flexible and harder to..

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Top 5 Glove Issues Solved

1. Ripping

Ripped gloves defeat the whole purpose of wearing them! Whether it’s when you’re using them or when you are putting them on, a glove that rips is useless.

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Do FDA Compliant Gloves Protect Our Food?

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

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The Un(der)-Regulated Threat to US Food

A recent presentation by Barry Michaels at the Food Safety Consortium in Chicago highlighted an unregulated and high-risk zone to the US food industry - disposable gloves and their manufacturing processes.  

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The True Cost of a Disposable Glove

Disposable gloves and clothing are frequently an afterthought and “just add them to the cart” items because a company needs them. Often suppliers don’t know or don’t care about these products, where they came from or how they were made.

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What is Nitrile?

What is nitrile? We get asked this question a lot. Simply put, nitrile (nitrile butadiene rubber) is a synthetic, latex-free rubber.

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Vote with Your Purchase Power. Vote B Corp!

Following on from the recent midterm elections in the US, the global B Corp community has launched the “‘Vote Every Day”’ campaign, encouraging businesses and consumers to vote with their values. From choosing the snacks in your break room, to..

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Crowdfunding to Disrupt the Food Industry

Eagle Protect is on a mission to make our world a better place and we can do it with your help. We have started a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds that will enable us to expand our impact in the US food industry.

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