Vinyl Glove Risks

Despite the food safety, environmental and occupational risks of vinyl gloves being widely reported, vinyl gloves remain the most common glove used in food handling in the US because of their perceived cheap price point. With pressures on..

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Do Your Gloves Comply with USDA Organic Regulations?

USDA Organic Regulations ensure the consumer that organically labeled products meet consistent national standards. The term ‘organic’ indicates the product has been produced through approved methods, as set by the USDA organic regulations, and..

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Reduce Your Disposable Glove Use by 30%

Minimizing waste is a vital component of the AAHSE Stars assessment. Your campus’ environmental impact is affected by the products you choose, and reducing usage of materials and therefore waste production is an important factor during sourcing.

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US Bans Glove Imports Due to Labor Violations

Labor rights abuse in disposable glove manufacturing is regularly reported, the repercussions of which have now resulted in the US banning the import of gloves from a large Malaysian glove manufacturer, WRP Asia Pacific. Under US law, it is..

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Why Gloves Can Contain Fungicides

You would never use a glove with a fungicide in it, right? Well you might. Thiurams are accelerators that can be used in glove manufacturing to help the process of vulcanization - this makes a glove stronger and more elastic. Thiurams are also..

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Why New Gloves are Contaminated

New and unused disposable gloves should be clean, you shouldn’t expect anything but! However, large varieties of bacterial contamination of new and unused single-use gloves have been tested for in scientific studies. Results showed gloves were..

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Dirty Gloves Linked to Food Spoilage

Manufacturers selling gloves that state they are compliant for food handling are not required to check for bioburden or toxicity of the glove either at the factory or on entry into the US. Disposable glove manufacturing is largely unregulated...

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Use Less Gloves, Increase Sustainability impact

A more sustainable disposable glove? Is that a thing? It is. And it’s a huge opportunity to keep waste out of landfills.

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Proud of Reduced 2018 Sustainability Impact

When we set up the business 13 years ago, we didn’t aim to be another disposable glove and clothing supplier; we aimed to create a great business, supplying ethically sourced and sustainably better products, of the highest quality - and at a..

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Reduce, Reuse or Recycle Disposable Gloves?

With an estimated 300 billion disposable gloves used in the US each year, we are often asked by companies for the best solution to reduce the environmental impact of their glove use.  

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