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Bottle fillers for schools: how you can reduce plastic bottle waste image

Bottle fillers for schools: how you can reduce plastic bottle waste

27 March 2018

How do you help in the fight to reduce plastic waste? Simple- install a bottle filling station in your school. Our comprehensive guide gives you the lowdown on plastic waste stats, what bottle filling solutions are available to you, and other ways you can be a more environmentally friendly school.

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Primary school toilet refurbishments: improve your school's washrooms

26 January 2018

There's a lot to think about when tackling a primary school toilet refurb project. Our comprehensive guide covers the important things to cover off during the design stage.

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A Buyer's Guide To Hand Dryers For Schools & Colleges

13 November 2017

Installing hand dryers in your school washroom is an excellent way to save money, cut down on paper towel mess and boost your green credentials. But what exactly should you be looking for when buying a hand dryer? Read our handy buyer's guide to find out.

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Wudu In Schools: Are You Doing Enough For Muslim Pupils?

27 October 2017

British schools are playing host to an ever-growing number of Muslim pupils. While most aspects of the Islamic faith are easily integrated into school life, the purification rite of wudu can be a little tricker. In this article, we'll explain what wudu is, how it's carried out, and what you can do to help your Muslim pupils observe it.

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A Complete, Plain-English Guide To School Toilet Regulations

26 October 2017

Installing a school washroom is complicated enough without getting to grips with multiple sets of guidance and legislation. Thankfully, our plain-English guide is here to take the headache out of planning your washrooms. We distill the most relevant points from all the main bodies of guidance, including the Advice for Standards on School Premises and more.

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Hand Washing And Hygiene In Schools: Why It's So Important

2 October 2017

In school, children pick up habits that last throughout their lives - so what better time to educate them on the importance of hand hygiene? In this article, we'll discuss the importance of hand washing in schools and show you how you can make hand hygiene fun. We'll also settle the question of soap and water versus hand gel.

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Choosing The Perfect Toilet For Your School: A Buyer's Guide

2 October 2017

With so many different types of toilet on the market, it can be difficult to know which to choose: stainless steel, or vitreous china? Wall hung or close-coupled? In this guide, we'll explain the benefits and drawbacks of different toilets and help you find the one that's right for your school.

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Drinking Fountains & Bottle Fillers: An Installation Guide

18 September 2017

A drinking fountain is an easy way of providing your students with a cheap, healthy and convenient source of hydration - but the actual process of installation can be a little daunting. Thankfully, this guide will give you simple, step-by-step instructions and tell you everything you need to know about location and mounting height.

 

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The Ultimate Guide To Drinking Fountains & Bottle Fillers

30 August 2017

In this useful guide, you'll find out about the benefits of hydration in schools and why drinking fountains are better than bottled water. We'll also tell you about the different kinds of water fountain that are available on the market, so you can find the perfect model for your school or college.

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The Ultimate Buyer's Guide To School Sinks & Wash Troughs

25 July 2017

Toilet and urinals are all very well, but they're only part of the story - you'll also need a place for your students to wash their hands. At School-Toilets.co.uk, we're big fans of wash troughs. Not only are they cheaper to purchase and install than individual basins - they're even recommended in DfE guidance.

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How To Choose The Perfect Urinals For Your School Or College

11 July 2017

Okay, so it's not the most exciting purchase you'll ever make - but if you're thinking about purchasing urinals for your school, it's worth taking a look at all the options before you take the plunge. In this guide, we'll look at urinal types, materials, rules and regulations and more.

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Maintaining & Cleaning Stainless Steel Products

29 June 2016

How to properly clean stainless steel products to help maintain the original appearance. In this article we try to advise the methods used to clean stainless steel.

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