Tork Vision Cleaning Is Now GBAC STAR™ Registered


Tork®, an Essity brand, announces that Tork Vision Cleaning is GBAC STAR™ Registered. Under the guidance of the Global Biorisk Advisory CouncilTM (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Tork Vision Cleaning aligns with the GBAC STAR Registration Program. This means that Tork Vision Cleaning demonstrates cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention best practices that minimize risks associated with infectious agents like COVID-19.

Grow Your Lunch Business With Take Back the Lunch Break


Despite 91% of people surveyed working just as much, if not more, during the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of workers are still skipping their lunch break. A recent survey by Tork shows taking a lunch break, particularly with takeout, has positive effects on employee happiness, engagement, and productivity – and helps support local restaurants.

Tork Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth, 99% Biobased, Receives Two Amsterdam Innovation Awards 2022

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May 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The innovative and sustainable cleaning cloth for multipurpose usage which helps to lower environment impact in industry and foodservice environments while improving efficiency, is this year’s overall and category winner of the Amsterdam Innovation Award.

Tork PaperCircle Closes the Loop for Used Paper Hand Towels at COP26


Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company, and maker of the Tork brand, announced that its circular service, Tork PaperCircle, was showcased and used at more than 80 washrooms at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). This two-week long, global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland marked a decisive moment for climate action, with a specific focus on scaling circular initiatives to decarbonize the economy and lead the way to tackle climate change. 

Tork Interactive Clean Hospital Training and Tork Clean Hands Training Win Innovation of the Year Award at ISSA Show North America 2021

Tork, alongside leading behavioral scientist and experts, developed innovative hygiene trainings to help address critical needs of Environmental Services (EVS), Infection Prevention and Control, and all other Healthcare professionals.
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Tork® Interactive Clean Hospital Training and Tork Clean Hands Training were named Innovation of the Year at the ISSA Show 2021 North America in Las Vegas. The two free virtual trainings from Tork, the global leader in workplace hygiene and an Essity brand, help address two key needs in healthcare: improving surface cleaning and hand hygiene compliance, both of which support infection prevention and control, and ultimately, contribute to better patient outcomes.

Essity Survey Reveals USA Consumers' Increased Focus on Sustainability in a Post-pandemic World

An unexpected outcome of the pandemic: companies’ environmentally friendly practices influence purchasing and lifestyle decisions
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PHILADELPHIA, November 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company with more than 3,100 U.S.

Essity Begins Tissue Production From Alternative Fibers


Hygiene and health company Essity is presenting a breakthrough in sustainable tissue production and is beginning production based on pulp from wheat straw. The plant in Mannheim, Germany, is the first of its kind in Europe, and the first on a large-scale tissue production in the world.

Essity Invests in World's First Tissue Machine Running on Geothermal Steam


Essity is investing in enhanced efficiency in the company´s site in Kawerau, New Zealand, including the world’s first tissue machine running a fully geothermal steam drying process. Together with a reduction in pulp consumption, reduced waste and elimination of the burning of natural gas on the machine, the improvements will contribute to a reduction of carbon emissions by 23 percent from the Kawerau site.

Essity and McDonald's Are Closing the Loop for Paper Cups in Germany

Beverage, milkshake and ice cream cups will be re-used to make professional hygiene paper under Essity’s leading Tork brand.

Hygiene and health company Essity and McDonald’s are writing circular history with a recycling project that turns used paper cups into a new resource. Starting in 2020, the project consisting of a team from Essity, logistics partner HAVI, and McDonald’s Deutschland LLC, has piloted different opportunities to give paper cup waste a new life.

The pilot showed that Essity can successfully use the paper cups, after they have been shredded, as material for some of their mills and turn them into Tork branded toilet paper.

Essity Earns Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water Use & Quality from American Forest & Paper Association

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NEENAH, Wis., October 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Essity, a leading global hygiene and health company, is proud to announce that it has received the Better Practices, Better Planet 2020-2021 Leadership in Sustainability Award for Water from the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA).


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