SanTRAL® Plus wins Green Product Award

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Winning gets a green light. The sustainable design of the SanTRAL® Plus series has been awarded a Green Product Award. Ophardt Hygiene received this award for its focus on product longevity and supporting the circular economy. This durable stainless steel sanitary series has a proven track-record of sustainability. Ophardt Hygiene also makes fully recyclable pumps that can contain up to 100% post-consumer recycled plastic.

Green Product Award

Since 2013, the Green Product Award has honored products and services with sustainable and innovative designs. All projects are judged in 13 different categories, from architecture, tiny houses, office products, packaging to consumer goods and more.

This year, 1,500 projects from 52 countries were submitted for evaluation by the Green Product Awards. The steps to determine the winners were preselection, nomination and winner. The jury consisted of international experts who evaluated the entries with their know-how to determine the winners.

More durability in sanitary areas – with OPHARDT and SanTRAL® Plus

At OPHARDT Hygiene, they believe that the economy is connected and dependent on our environment – and that a healthy future requires that we reform our economy to protect and support our environment.

This approach prompted OPHARDT Hygiene to relaunch its proven SanTRAL® Classic series with new, green elements.

Both the market and experts have proven OpHARDT Hygiene right. Not only is SanTRAL® Plus THE most successful product launch in the history of OPHARDT Hygiene, but they are receiving recognition from organizations such as the Green Product Award. This is partly because they designed the inner parts of the dispensers with post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic. This raw material is obtained from municipal recycling programs (yellow bins in Germany, blue bins in North America). The X10 pumps used in the dispenser can also be made from PCR plastic.

The dispensers’ housing is made of stainless steel, which consists of up to 80% recycled material. This metal casing gives the dispenser an extremely long life and makes it withstand the most demanding public areas.

The dispensers are designed as an open system. This means that all dispensers – whether soap, paper towel or toilet paper dispensers – can be filled with products from many different suppliers. This allows facility managers to respond quickly to shortages because they are not tied to one supplier. The smart technology in the dispensers ensures maximum product availability, with sensors in the dispensers recording the fill level and battery level in real time. When a dispenser is low, staff receive a notification on their smartphone.

The climate-neutral future of OPHARDT Hygiene

To pursue the premise – break the chain of infection – OPHARDT Hygiene is committed to preserving our natural resources. That is why they work tirelessly to improve products and services and achieve more with less. With products like SanTRAL® Plus, we help create a more sustainable circular economy that benefits everyone.

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Ophardt Hygiene GmbH is a German company focused on producing hygiene solutions for the medical, healthcare and public sectors. The company was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Issum, Germany. Ophardt Hygiene produces a wide range of products, including hand sanitizers, hand sanitizer dispensers, paper towel dispensers and soap dispensers. The company specializes in […]