Cartridge Soap or Bulk Fill?

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Sep 2020 18 22:06

Cartridge Soap or Bulk Fill?

We currently have the Deb hand wash dispensers throughout the school with the Azure cartridges in. They are expensive cartridges and hard to get hold of at the moment.
looking at the bulk fill liquid soap dispensers and wondering if they are more cost effective?
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Sep 2020 19 07:34

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We have just gone over to bulk soap everywhere. Found that cartridges are more expensive and use more plastic than 5 litre tubs.
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Sep 2020 19 09:31

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Bulk fill here, the only issue I've had is the dispensers sieving up as the soap residue dries around the rubber seal but ive solved that by packing vaseline around the seal.
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greenjack wrote: Sat, 19th Sep 2020, 7:34am We have just gone over to bulk soap everywhere. Found that cartridges are more expensive and use more plastic than 5 litre tubs.
Oh yeah that's a point. Didnt consider the environmental impact 🤔
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Bulk fill definitely. Cheaper, less wastage, and easier to keep filled, rather than waiting for a cartridge or bag to run out. Never get a complaint that the soap has run out.
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Great idea ...what is the name of the bulk soap you use?

Thank you
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Sep 2020 20 23:44

Re: Cartridge Soap or Bulk Fill?

I use the blue ocean brand from hbs
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Sep 2020 21 12:07

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We use foaming bulk fill dispensers.

We use 5 ltr bottles of Jangro professional Luxury foam hand wash which I water down about 1/4 water to 3/4 soap.
I find it tends to clog the pumps less and makes it stretch a little bit further.
i'm going to need a bigger bucket! -JawDropped.png-
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Hey Wayne wrote: Mon, 21st Sep 2020, 12:07pm We use foaming bulk fill dispensers.

We use 5 ltr bottles of Jangro professional Luxury foam hand wash which I water down about 1/4 water to 3/4 soap.
I find it tends to clog the pumps less and makes it stretch a little bit further.
Is PPS your supplier ? I've met with one of their reps pre-lockdown. Possibly looking into using them in the future, any thoughts ?
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The Big K wrote: Tue, 22nd Sep 2020, 7:02am Is PPS your supplier ? I've met with one of their reps pre-lockdown. Possibly looking into using them in the future, any thoughts ?
No sorry, I believe this particular batch was bought from YPO. (BM panic buying without asking) but we would normally use clover chemicals Fresco foaming hand wash which we buy from a Warrington based company call aardvark.
i'm going to need a bigger bucket! -JawDropped.png-
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Hey Wayne wrote: Tue, 22nd Sep 2020, 7:25am No sorry, I believe this particular batch was bought from YPO. (BM panic buying without asking) but we would normally use clover chemicals Fresco foaming hand wash which we buy from a Warrington based company call aardvark.
Ahh ok, Jangro is one of their brands didn't know YPO sold it also.
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The Big K wrote: Tue, 22nd Sep 2020, 9:50am Ahh ok, Jangro is one of their brands didn't know YPO sold it also.
My apologies if I've lead anyone astray. just checked and YPO doesn't sell it.
In that case its likely that the BM got it from amazon.

I've been banging my head against a wall trying to get the supplies order from a sensible source. Always seem to opt for the easiest (most expensive) place to order from, it's taken me 2 years to get an account setup with Aardvark despite being better service and cheaper... -Mad.png-
i'm going to need a bigger bucket! -JawDropped.png-
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We now have a mixture of bulk fill and bags, bulk fill much easier and cost effective. We have though found a way too refill bags from 5ltr bulk buy.
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Bulk fill soap dispensers all day long, theres good ones in HBS at the moment for £10 each absolute bargain
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refill soap, so much cheaper
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