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Facts about Rats.

  • Rats are known for gnawing on things, and with good reason, their teeth can grow up to 5 inches per year.
  • Most people have heard of Norway rats (brown rats), pack rats and roof rats (black rats). However, there are 56 known species of rats in the world
  • Rats have to chew on things to wear them down. Apart from wood, rats can also gnaw through lead, cinder blocks and aluminum sheeting.
  • A female rat can reproduce every three weeks or so. When she gives birth, the litter typically contains six to 10 pups. These pups become sexually mature when they’re three to four months old.
  • Rats and mice can spread over 35 diseases. Rats can carry pathogens that spread diseases that can affect humans.
  • Rats don’t sweat like humans, nor do they pant to relieve the heat. Rather, rats control their body temperature by expanding and contracting the blood vessels in their tails.

Sanitary Bins – Etiquettes.

Sanitary bins – Etiquettes.

The female visitor wants to dispose of her sanitary waste safely and subtly whilst it’s important for premises to provide them with a stylish means – Quite simply, a good looking and hygienic sanitary disposal unit can enhance a Building, Hotel, School or Company’s reputation.

The process of disposing of sanitary waste has got to be made as discreet as possible. A fair number of women will wrap their sanitary waste up if they go to a friend’s/partners/in laws house because they don’t want to leave it in their bin, because of four key points;

  1. a)      It will smell.
  2. b)      If it unwraps (which it often does even if in tissue paper) they’ll see and be exposed to blood.
  3. c)       Do you need to make it known to everyone that it is that time of the month again?
  4. d)      To avoid embarrassment.

So, if you apply this to public premises too, you can see how and why it is important from

  1. a) The ladies perspective
  2. b) The cleaner’s perspective and
  3. c) The business owner’s perspective that it is disposed of, with:
  4. a)      Minimal smell.
  5. b)     Maximum discretion.
  6. c)     Minimum exposure (no chance of people opening a bin lid to put something in).
  7. d)      Maximum hygiene.




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