Insinc Products Ltd - Cleaning Products, Paper Towels, Disposable Cups, Toilet Paper 154376 en-nz Insinc Products Ltd 30 Why are paper towels so absorbent? The last time you spilled a drink, how did you clean it up? What about drying your hands? What did you use? Most likely you grabbed a paper towel. But how do they absorb moisture so efficiently? 047, 15 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +1300 paper towels recycled paper What is recycled plastic used for? Ever wondered what happens to that plastic bottle once you’ve tossed it in a recycling bin? Ever wondered what your jacket filling, outdoor furniture, decking, yoga mat, active wear, togs roading or toothbrush is made from? That’s right – if rinsed out properly, your recycling can be reincarnated. 046, 10 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +1300 recycled plastic ecoproducts How to recycle Do you need to rinse your recycling before putting it out for kerbside collection? 044, 26 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +1300 recycling Which disposable gloves? When choosing disposable gloves, the main issue to consider is the appropriacy for the task at hand, so we’ll look at what makes gloves different from each other and their advantages and disadvantages. 043, 18 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +1300 gloves 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? 040, 28 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +1300 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. 039, 20 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +1200 floor cleaning pads floor pads floor cleaners 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. 034, 16 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 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. 033, 9 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +1200 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. 030, 21 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 bagasse ecofriendly packaging food packaging made from renewable sugarcane bagasse 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? 029, 13 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +1200 single use plastic no to plastic 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. 026, 24 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +1200 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. 025, 14 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +1200 paper towels are a part of most of our everyday lives but can you put them in the compost bin 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. 022, 28 May 2021 00:00:00 +1200 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? 021, 22 May 2021 00:00:00 +1200 rubbish bags 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. 018, 26 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1200 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. 015, 8 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +1200 laundry cleaners 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. 013, 23 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +1300 frozen food freezer safe containers 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. 010, 4 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +1300 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? 009, 26 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 How to get rid of bathroom smells Want to know how to get rid of bathroom smells? Ask us. We'll help you bring some pleasant scents to your bathroom with our air fresheners and powerful, safe bio-enzymatic cleaners. Make stinky toilets a thing of the past. 008, 16 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +1300 How do microfibre cloths work? Microfibre cleaning cloths are more hygienic, there is no need for expensive, damaging detergents and they can get things looking cleaner in a lot less time. Is it magic? 005, 28 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1300 cleaners Is plastic so bad? Could an end to plastic packaging actually be harming the environment even more? Let's talk about plastic! 004, 19 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +1300 What are eco friendly products? Environmental labels have a positive impact by identifying a product as being less harmful to the environment than other similar, yet unlabelled products. 051, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +1300 Biodegradable and compostable plastics We have made a commitment to protecting the environment & have sold disposable products for many years. We’ll help you come to terms with you the ins, outs, pros & cons of compostable and biodegradable plastics. 050, 7 Dec 2020 00:00:00 +1300 bio plastics Commercial composting vs home composting There are numerous terms used to describe how different packaging and materials break down. As a consumer I find it all a bit confusing, so let's peel back the layers so we can get to the core of the matter. 048, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 Why should I make my business green? Do customers really want my business to be more environmentally focused? What is the advantage to me? Going green helps make your brand more attractive to potential customers and can encourage long-term sustainable changes and savings. 046, 12 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +1300 Suck it up for the planet On a single day in 2018, volunteers around the world collected more than 3.6 million plastic straws and stirrers from beaches and waterways. Show your sustainability efforts. Eco-friendly straws let your customers know you're making an effort to leave a smaller footprint on Earth. 043, 23 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 The biodegradable cutlery NZ will thank you for There is no need to resort to using your fingers to reduce waste and save the Earth. At Insinc we're passionate about the environment & stockists of a biodegradable cutlery NZ food businesses proudly serve up to their customers. 042, 14 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1300 With compostable bin liners NZ businesses can make a difference Where have all the old shopping bags gone? Banned long ago. So what do you do when it comes to lining your rubbish bin? We’ve discovered there is a better way when it comes to bin liners: compostable bin liners made out of cornstarch. 038, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 ecofriendlyrubbish bagsplastic alternative Green your business Doing the right thing for the environment saves whales, saves your business money, and can add to the list of things that set you apart from your competition. On top of all that, taking eco-friendly steps that make a difference is actually a lot easier than you might think. 037, 8 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +1200 ecofriendly products Benefits of recycled paper The benefits of recycled paper are far reaching. It's easier on the Earth to make toilet paper, tissues, serviettes and paper towels from paper than it is from trees. The trees saved from being flushed down the drain or tossed into landfills can be left in their place, absorbing CO2 and producing oxygen for the good of us all. 035, 25 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 recycled toilet paperrecycled tissues recycled serviettesrecycled paper towels Why use recycled toilet paper Vast swathes of natural forest are cut down, only to be flushed away after a single use. We've decided to do something about that. Recycled paper at INSINC is on a roll with an increasing number of recycled toilet paper, tissues, serviettes and paper towels appearing on our shelves. If your business is already buying it, then well done, because you are making a difference. 034, 20 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1200 Paper towels come out top Research studies show that drying your hands with a clean, single-use hand towel may be the safest choice for reducing the risk of spreading germs. 027, 28 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +1200 covid19paper towelshygiene Enzyme based cleaners Cleaning with enzyme based cleaners. A safer and healthier alternative to toxic cleaners, solvents, caustics and bleaches, enzymatic cleaners are a fantastic all-purpose cleaner to eliminate smells, stains and grime. 022, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 +1200 nontoxic cleaner nonallergenic cleaner biodegradable cleaner environmentally friendly cleaner deodorising agent degreaser The importance of drying hands after washing Washing hands is important. Drying hands after washing is equally important. Always dry your hands, properly, after washing them. Help stop the spread of the virus. 022, 27 May 2020 00:00:00 +1200 hand washing hand driers hand soap Antiviral disinfectant nz Prevent the spread of COVID-19 with deep cleaning. We sell the type of antiviral disinfectant NZ cleaners use with confidence to keep our workplaces safe. 017, 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +1200 antiviral disinfectant Does Hand Sanitiser Work? Yes, When It’s Used Properly. Does hand sanitiser work against Covid-19? Yes, it does. But, how it’s used is absolutely crucial to how well it works. You must use it properly. Here’s how.. 017, 22 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +1200 hand sanitiser hand sanitizer Ted-Ed - What really happens to the plastic you throw away? 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Not all Plastic is Recyclable Article from National Geographic 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 You can't recycle dirty plastic National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Recycling plastic downgrades it's quality National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 India recycles 60% of it's plastic waste 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Coffee cups can't actually be recycled National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 7 Things you didn't know about plastic and recycling - National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Not all Plastic is created equal National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 No7 Recyclable - the everything else category National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Glass and Metal can be recycled infefinitely National Geographic article 051, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +1300 Bamboo Food Packaging Food packaging made from rapidly renewable bamboo 037, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Retail toilet rolls vs commercial What is the difference between toilet rolls purchased in a supermarket and commercial rolls? 035, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Changing your workplace to green How can you make 'green' changes to your workplace? 033, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Plastic, degradable, biodegradable or compostable How can you tell the difference between plastic, degradable, biodegradable or compostable bags? 031, 3 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Where is our recycling going? This video shown on Sunday (TVNZ) 15/7/18 shows what is happening to our recycling here in NZ 029, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Are Pasta Straws the way of the future Seven Sharp article on Pasta Straws (4/5/18) 029, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Seven Sharp - plastic straws Seven Sharp discussing alternatives to plastic straws 029, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Spot the difference - coffee cups Do you know how to spot the difference between compostable coffee cups and plastic lined cups? 028, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1200 Biodegradable Straws Are you considering changing to using biodegradable straws? 013, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +1300 biodegradable straws Recycling soft plastic bags Do you have a soft plastic's recycling center near you? 033, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 Biodegradable Gloves Are latex gloves biodegradable? 031, 4 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +1200 Cleaning a fibrolite house Are you looking for a product to clean a fibrolite house? 037, 7 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Flushable paper towels Have you seen how quickly a flushable towel can fall apart? 031, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Bamboo Food Trays Biodegradable food containers 031, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Blocked toilets causing a problem? Staff, customers and children often caused blocked toilets by flushing paper towels down them. 030, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Volatile organic compounds: what they are and how to avoid them There are so many things that can potentially harm our quality of life, that sometimes we become overwhelmed and stop being concerned with it. It’s a nice feeling to not be bothered by anything, but it’s also extremely dangerous – especially when it comes to VOC (volatile organic compounds). 017, 19 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 Beware: how toxic are your cleaning products? We all use cleaning products – that’s a fact. The problem is that we probably have tons of products lying around the house or our offices that are a lot more toxic than we ever imagined. 016, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +1200 The world of gloves: which type is the most suitable for your business? Many industries and institutions require the usage of gloves for protection - hospitals, food preparation venues, tattoo studios, police work – the list is long. Since there’s a big chance your business is part of that list – we decided to give you some insight into the different options you have to help you decide on the most suitable one for you! 014, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Toilet paper through history Toilet paper – something we rarely give a second thought to, and yet something we can barely live without. If we were there before it was first invented, we would probably be shocked by how things turned out today. 012, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Why you should know about bagasse products If you run a business and you often need disposable food service products – this post is for you. 011, 7 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 How to prevent pollution in our waterways Water pollution is extremely harmful not only to us, but also to animals and water life. It leads to the disruption of food chains, diseases and even destruction of whole ecosystems. 010, 1 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +1300 preventing pollution in waterways Why we should switch to PLA (corn starch plastic) Last blog we talked about the benefits of using biodegradable cups – now we want to mention something very relevant: polylactic acid or, as people usually call it, corn starch plastic. 009, 22 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Why we should use biodegradable cups We toss billions of disposable cups into the trash each year, and what happens to them afterwards is not a secret: they end up at the landfill where they remain for years. 008, 15 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Toilet paper and the environment Did you know that according to the Natural Resources Defense Council if every American family replaced just one regular toilet paper roll with recycled paper, we would save 420 000 trees? 007, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Paper towels and their effect on the environment When we think about paper towels, we don’t really think too much. They’re just there: in our kitchen, in our office, in our school, in our bathroom, in the restaurant we always visit and even in our car. Their main advantage is that they have so many different uses, but it turns out – this can also be a drawback. 006, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Distinguishing Between Degradable, Biodegradable & Compostable Plastic Plastic comes in three forms and sometimes people tend to get confused – which is completely understandable. It’s important to comprehend how these terms are similar and also – how they differ, so we can apply the knowledge to our daily lives and benefit the environment. 005, 25 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Plastic bags: the enemies of the environment Between 500 billion to a trillion plastic bags are used worldwide each year – how does this sound? 004, 18 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Disinfectants Disinfectants: The How’s And Why’s Of A Clean Environment 003, 12 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +1300 Recycled Vs. Regular Paper What is the difference between regular and recycled paper? 052, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Septic tank smells Does your septic tank smell? 051, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Phosphates Phosphates 101: don’t play with fire 050, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +1300 phosphates phosphates in dishwashing detergents Organic Cleaner Are you looking for an organic certified cleaner with food safety approval? 030, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 Cigarette Odour in cars Have you bought a car that smells of cigarette smoke? 030, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +1200 White Hot Cups Biodegradable I get a lot of enquiries from people looking for biodegradable hot cups that are white and therefore suitable for your own logo 008, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +1300 Biodegradable cups and the sun Will your PLA cups survive in the sun? 047, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +1300 Ice Maker Do you have an Ice Maker that gets a build up of slime? 035, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200 Uni-Pak Congratulations to Uni-Pak who have just received Carbon Neutral certification! 035, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +1200