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Do Organisations have to provide Sanitary Bins?

Why Are Sanitary Bins Necessary?

Sanitary Towel Disposal BinsThe Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 paragraphs 20 and 21 state that washroom facilities should be “suitable and sufficient”. These terms are clarified by the Health and Safety Executive in their “Approved Code of Practice” which states that for toilets used by women, “suitable means should be provided for the disposal of sanitary dressings”. Therefore, a method of disposal for sanitary bins is required. As well as legal obligations to use sanitary towel disposal bins, there are also environmental reasons. There are an estimated two billion sanitary items which are flushed down toilets each year. This causes environmental damage as well as blocked sewers. There is a large water industry led campaign to address this significant problem called Bag It and Bin It, Don’t Flush It.

So the simple answer is yes. And Binny™ makes this easy.