Through our Environmental Sustainability Programme, we are committed to reviewing and implementing changes across our business to deliver innovative products that protect and care for both people and the planet. 

  • Developing a surface cleaning and disinfection wipe that is both effective against harmful organisms and is biodegradable is a challenge. We have invested in a state-of-the-art research facility in Halifax where our scientists are currently exploring the use of renewable resources for product development. In our lab, we have specialists in wet wipe substrate (nonwovens), packaging development, chemistry and microbiology.

  • We are currently working towards achieving ISO 14001. This standard sets out the requirements for an environmental management system and helps organisations improve their environmental performance through more efficient use of resources and reduction of waste.

  • We have established an Environmental Sustainability Working Group which is tasked with managing the immediate and long-term environmental impacts of GAMA's products, services and processes.

  • GAMA Healthcare is a member of The European Disposables and Nonwovens Association (EDANA) and is an active participant of working groups relating to wet wipes and sustainability.

  • We have replaced our plastic bubble wrap with environmentally friendly paper bubble wrap to send out all our samples.

FAQs
FAQs

What is the percentage of plastics in your wipes?

There is currently a grey area around what can be defined as a plastic. During the next year the Eur…Read More

What is the ‘Single Use Plastics Directive'?

The Single Use Plastics Directive is a piece of European Legislation aimed at reducing the negative …Read More

Why don’t you state on your pack that your wipes contain plastic?

The European Commission will develop guidelines over the next year on the information required on pa…Read More

How should Clinell Universal Wipes be disposed of?

The Department of Health has issued Technical Memorandum 07-01 ‘On the safe management of waste’ and…Read More

Are your wipes biodegradable?

Our wipes are currently not biodegradable. The wipe substrate does contain some cellulosic material …Read More

Is your packaging recyclable?

The outer/shipping boxes of all GAMA products are made from cardboard and are fully recyclable provi…Read More

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