November 23, 2020
As we head into the holiday season, we see a possible light at the end of the tunnel with vaccine trials reporting successes. But cases are on the rise again. Can sustainable cleanliness and workplace regulations slow the spread? For more info on how Tulu can help businesses with proper sanitization contact our team.
“The pandemic and climate crisis have together highlighted the importance of sustainable hygiene for a cleaner and healthier future, and there are highly effective solutions available that prioritize both hygiene and sustainability.”
-Sam de Boo, Ecolab’s western Europe president
Vaccine Trials Going Well
Pfizer and BioNTech announced in early November that their trials showed their vaccine to be 95% effective. Moderna just announced that theirs is 94.5% effective. With their combined efforts, will we be able to slow the spread of COVID-19? Read More.
Cases Spike in the US
As the holidays approach, cases are spiking across the United States and many states are concerned. Healthcare officials are offering dire warnings about “full hospitals, exhausted health care workers and more potential lockdowns.” Read More.
The Balance Between Sustainability and Hygiene
With the uptick of disposable PPE due to the pandemic, the European Cleaning Journal examines what that means for sustainability in the cleaning industry and if the climate crisis will be affected. Read More.
Oregon Implements Emergency COVID Workplace Regulations
Oregon has become the third state to implement regulations for workplaces that include guidance on social distancing, workplace outbreak plans, mask usage, testing and reporting and more. The new rule will also require additional measures for high-risk jobs. Read More.
How Hotel Cleanliness Impacts Guest’s Perceptions
A new survey conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Whittaker revealed that the level of cleanliness in a hotel would impact the perception of it for 49 percent of Americans. It was also found that “the level of cleanliness in a hotel they visit would impact their intent to book a future stay at the property.” Read More.