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# wash - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

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

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?

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

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

# wash - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Do you brush your teeth in the shower? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

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

It’s Monday, so let 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

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.