GREEN POLICY

TLC. HYGIENE MATTERS has a strong green policy, our cleaning products must fulfil very strict criteria to be declared ‘green’ and safe to use, we will not use products that cause harm to people, pets, or the planet it’s our policy and we live and breathe it.

GREEN POLICY

TLC. HYGIENE MATTERS has a strong green policy, our cleaning products must fulfil very strict criteria to be declared ‘green’ and safe to use, we will not use products that cause harm to people, pets, or the planet it’s our policy and we live and breathe it.

  • We use plant-based cleaning products made from renewable resources instead of petrochemicals.
  • Our detergent products must be readily biodegradable, which means that they degrade by 70% or more in 28 days as defined by AS 4351 or OECD test methods.
  • Our products do not contain any toxic chemicals such as:
    • No Phosphates
    • No Chlorine
    • No oil-based hydrocarbons
    • No chlorinated hydrocarbons
    • No alkylphenol ethoxylates
    • No carcinogens
    • No heavy metals
  • All our products are safe to use, non-dangerous and our industrial strength degreasers are quick breaking.
  • We work very hard to minimise our waste, we believe that waste is one of the biggest burdens on our planet.
  • All our packaging is recyclable and can be recycled by local recycling centres removing a large volume of packaging entering the landfill waste system around the country.
  • We also encourage our customers to recycle the packaging they receive with our products.
  • All our operations team are trained in the correct use of each product to ensure the right result is achieved for our valued customers.

Our commitment to being GREEN is part of our TLC. HYGIENE MATTERS DNA we can deliver a high standard of cleanliness without the use of nasty chemicals because that is who we are, THINK SAFETY FIRST remove the threat of chemical injury from Our Team, Our Customers and Our Planet.

Tom Rotumah

Managing Director

TLC. HYGIENE MATTERS

Date: January 2022

Review date: January 2024

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Tom Rotumah

Company Director & MD
Tom is a proud Indigenous man growing up in the Bundjalung Nation; and is a long serving member of the local Aboriginal land council, he is a strong advocate for Aboriginal education, skills training, and serves as a business role model, Tom is passionate about creating job opportunities and developing effective pathways into ongoing sustainable employment. 

Tom maintains a strong connection to country, community and culture and knows with his influence he can inspire our young Indigenous people and make a difference to their self – esteem and self – belief to achieve their goals, securing their future careers within the communities they live in.

Shane Richards

Company Director & CEO

Shane brings an extensive career in senior management roles to TLC. HYGIENE MATTERS, specialising in sales and marketing and product development, he co-founded “Get it Done Services” in 2013 a company that quickly became a trusted business partner to some of the country’s biggest blue-chip companies.

In 2017, Shane co-founded TLC Commercial a company that supplies a range of plant-derived safe cleaning products across the country. Shane believes that our communities still face the challenges of how to educate people on the importance of good hygiene, in times of deadly viruses and nasty germs it is clear something needs to be done.

Mark Richards

Company Director
Mark has held senior management roles for past 30 years and takes pride in developing his team into industry leaders and highly effective executives. Mark has an extensive background in fresh food handling and sanitation working with Australia’s largest retailers introducing hygiene manuals and standard operating procedures for fresh food departments.

Mark’s passion for good hygiene and an environment free of germs and toxic chemicals has led to his desire to work in the hygiene industry and make a difference to people’s health.

Our Mission

To deliver a hygienically clean, safe environment free of germs and viruses for all our clients