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Chemical-free cleaning in 13 Yorkshire schools

Published 30th October, 2015 by Neil Nixon

Chemical-free cleaning in 13 Yorkshire schools

Green World Innovations, manufacturer of disinfecting and sanitising ozone-based products, has announced its successful partnership with Pinnacle PSG, an award-winning housing, estates and facilities management service provider, to successfully install the lotus PRO cleaning solution into 13 schools across Yorkshire.

The contract has seen 13 lotus PRO cleaning solution units installed in 13 primary schools. It represents a shift away from traditional chemical cleaning products that have long been used by facilities management companies towards a not only environmentally sustainable product, but one that is claimed to have long term health advantages for the children attending the schools and also the cleaning professionals who come into regular contact with cleaning solutions.

Sean Hancock, contract manager at Pinnacle PSG, has overseen the introduction of the lotus PRO cleaning system that produces stabilised aqueous ozone. He said: “It is clear to see that there is evidence that exposure to chemical cleaning products is potentially unsafe for both cleaning professionals and children. By making the change to using aqueous ozone for our cleaning needs we have increased the safety for not only the children who attend these schools, but also for my staff that are using the product every day.”

The lotus PRO cleaning system quickly transforms water into aqueous ozone by infusing water with ozone, which the unit can efficiently stabilise for up to 24 hours. The infused water or aqueous ozone is totally chemical free.

Capable of producing a continuous flow of approximately 14 litres of aqueous ozone per minute - using the equivalent power of just two 40 watt bulbs - the solution provides a residue-free cleaner that, according to the company, offers a longer lasting clean as well as reduced slip hazard on any surface. As well as eliminating pathogens, grime and grease, the solution uses no toxic chemicals which means there are no hazards from splashing, fumes, skin or eye irritation and is safe for sufferers of asthma. It also improves productivity as no rinsing is required.

Martin Booth, managing director of Green World Innovations, said: “The lotus PRO technology grants cleaning professionals a proven and powerful chemical free cleaning alternative that is perfectly suited to the cleaning needs of schools. The lotus PRO technology that stabilises aqueous ozone eliminates the risks associated with chemical cleanings products. It not only improves the quality of work for employees but will ensure hugely decreased early-life chemical exposure for a large number of children.”

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