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  • Talking toilet paper ....
    Not all toilet paper is created equal. We expect a lot from toilet paper. We need it to be strong, and soft, and comfortable, and we also expect it to vanish, forever, once it’s flushed. So why does some toilet paper float?
    Posted: Tuesday 28 September 2021
  • Guide to floor cleaning machine pads
    At Insinc, we offer a full range of floor cleaning machine pads. What you need at your business will depend on the floor finish and the depth of cleaning you need: stripping, cleaning, scrubbing, buffing, polishing or burnishing. Tell us what finish and what machine you have, and we will be able to provide you with recommendations on the best pad for the job.
    Posted: Monday 20 September 2021
  • Can I recycle my coffee cup?
    We shouldn’t “wish-cycle” our coffee cups away. Single-use coffee cups are not recyclable. Even PLA plastics cannot be recycled, so the many bio cups ending up in standard recycling bins render everything else unfit for recycling.
    Posted: Monday 16 August 2021
  • PLA coffee cups
    At Insinc, we sell catering disposables from a variety of plant-based materials. We use paper, board and pulp, but the big difference is we don’t use conventional plastics. We sell cups lined with a PLA coating.
    Posted: Monday 9 August 2021
  • What is sugarcane food packaging?
    If you’re passionate about sustainability and offering renewable, biodegradable products to your customers, sugarcane fibre packaging is a great choice.
    Posted: Wednesday 21 July 2021
  • NZ's plastic ban - what does it mean for your business?
    It might be good for the planet, but what does New Zealand's single-use plastic ban mean for your business from a practical standpoint?
    Posted: Tuesday 13 July 2021
  • Difference between commercial and retail cleaning products
    Domestic and commercial cleaning products are designed to tackle very different jobs. It’s important to use the proper cleaning and disinfecting products to kill all dangerous germs and ensure the safety of staff and customers.
    Posted: Thursday 24 June 2021
  • Can I compost paper towels?
    Paper towels do come in very handy, but can you put them in your compost bin? The answer is generally yes, depending on what mess you’ve cleaned up with that paper towel.
    Posted: Monday 14 June 2021
  • Are paper bags better for the environment?
    This is not a straightforward question, and there are environmental pros and cons to the manufacture and use of brown paper bags over plastic bags. If you agree paper bags are better for the environment, see our range.
    Posted: Friday 28 May 2021
  • How to choose the right size rubbish bag for your bin
    You probably haven’t given that much thought to rubbish bin liners. But if your business is a large one, you will have lots of different-sized rubbish bins in a variety of places, and because what’s being thrown out can vary significantly, you will need a load of different bags to line them. But what size to choose?
    Posted: Saturday 22 May 2021
  • Can cellophane be composted?
    An attractive option for brands wanting to go plastic-free, fully compostable cellophane allows business to display their goods at their best, and lets customers see their product before they buy.
    Posted: Monday 26 April 2021
  • What is oxygen bleach
    Oxygenated bleach is a much gentler, chlorine-free, non-toxic, biodegradable alternative to traditional chlorine bleach that leaves no harmful by-products or ugly orange splotches on your favourite T-shirt or super expensive new towel.
    Posted: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Is it safe to freeze food in plastic containers
    Freaking out a bit about freezing food in plastic? Not to worry. The Insinc team has done some research to help debunk common freezer myths and allay all your fears.
    Posted: Tuesday 23 March 2021
  • Hand washing tips
    Here we go again. Back at lockdown level 3. So, what better time than a look at our first and possibly best line of defence against getting sick: how to wash your hands properly.
    Posted: Thursday 4 March 2021
  • What makes a good dishwashing detergent
    We think a quality washing up liquid should do the best for our planet as well as your plates. So what dishwashing detergent to choose?
    Posted: Friday 26 February 2021

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