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Wednesday 27 October 2021

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# wash - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads
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# Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Dec 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 37,003 Views 16 Comments

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.

# wash - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply
# Sao Paulo
# Sao Paulo

Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply

Feb 18th 2015, 9:14 PM 9,806 Views 36 Comments

Angry protesters say local and national governments have neglected problems for too long.

# wash - Thursday 14 November, 2013

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:05 AM 9,554 Views 10 Comments

The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.

# wash - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

HIQA: Poor hand-washing in Irish hospitals potentially putting patients at risk
# Hospital
# Hospital

HIQA: Poor hand-washing in Irish hospitals potentially putting patients at risk

Jan 30th 2013, 1:52 PM 5,868 Views 27 Comments

The HIQA hygiene reports also found wide variations in hospital cleanliness.

# wash - Monday 30 July, 2012

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower?

Jul 30th 2012, 12:00 PM 8,443 Views 30 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# wash - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide
# Hand Hygiene
# Hand Hygiene

Wash your hands: Irish start-up aims to beat hospital superbugs worldwide

May 12th 2012, 7:45 AM 2,932 Views 8 Comments

The Irish company has been chosen by the WHO to promote hand hygiene globally. Thirty-five percent of healthcare facilities are at an inadequate or basic level.