How can you manage your PPE to support your strategy to reduce the environmental impact your business has and deliver your commitments ?
We have put together some ideas which are immediately deliverable with positive input and actions
Biotech nitrile disposable gloves – replace your disposable gloves with the Biotech product. An immediate impact on landfill through science
BioTouch contains a biodegradable technology that kickstarts a biodegradation
process only when discarded in an active landfill environment. BioTouch is more
environmentally friendly with a much faster natural breakdown compared to
The ASTM long term testing is in place to verify the extent of biodegradation. This
test imitates landfill environments by limiting oxygen, light, heat, and moisture
and imitates high pressure. The results of this test showed that the compounds in
BioTouch result in 90% biodegradation in just 490 days compared to regular
nitrile, which can take over 100 years.
Workwear has been developed using recycled PET (plastic) and fibre technology. High Visibility garments are also now available using the same principles
REPREVE® is the best-known, most reliable fibre made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles. It is the only eco fibre with U-Trust verification certifying that the requirements for recycled content have been met. Throughout the supply chain, REPREVE® uses unique Fiber Print tracking technology to test products ensuring that they contain REPREVE® – and in the right quantities.
FE ENGEL garments use Repreve are are available in a number of styles.
ECOVIZ is a fast developing range of high visibility workwear manufactured by LEO and featured strongly in our range.
Whenever the opportunity arises, Leo are looking to use more sustainable components and fabrics. In 2019, Leo replaced the fabric on their very popular Coolviz range to EcoViz® RP, a1 00% recycled polyester which conforms to ISO 20471.This has developed further and incorporates trousers,coveralls,weather wear and Sweat shirts
Footwear manufactured using PET(recycled plastics) and polyurethane under the brand of GREENFIT from Cofra provide high levels of comfort, performance and safety. This range is now extended to 41 styles
You can take positive actions with your choice of PPE,don’t think about it, DO IT