GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog

We spotlight the importance of hand hygiene to improve public health, serve as a trusted resource and raise awareness of leading-edge hand hygiene and skin health scientific advancements through the GOJO Hand Hygiene Blog.

GOJO microbiologists, scientists, nurses and communication professionals post regularly and we also get the views of outside experts and thought leaders in the field. It’s all part of the GOJO Purpose, saving lives and making lives better through well-being solutions.

Handwashing in restroom with PURELL CXR
Relentless Innovation Leads to Water Savings


By Dylan Beach

Sustainability Manager, GOJO Industries

Over the past several months, there has been more attention than ever placed on the role of handwashing in our everyday lives. Americans are washing their hands more frequently and for longer. Given the elevated handwashing taking place during this pandemic, we would like to highlight recent GOJO innovations that help reduce water usage while handwashing.

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PURELL Foodservice Surface Sanitizer in kitchen
GOJO Continues to Add Production Capacity to Support the Frontlines and the Reopening of Businesses and Public Places


By Carey Jaros

President & CEO, GOJO Industries

GOJO became aware of the developing illness outbreak in China last December and immediately began increasing production at its manufacturing facilities. In March, in line with direction from government officials, the company prioritized shipping PURELL® products to the frontlines of the pandemic: hospitals, first responders, and critical infrastructure providers, including grocery stores and the military.

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Earth Day
Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day


By Dylan Beach

Sustainability Manager, GOJO Industries

Every year, Earth Day serves as a reminder to support environmental protection and appreciate the world around us. The first Earth Day was in April of 1970, a time when environmental activism and civil rights led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency (1970) and the Clean Water Act (1972). As we approach the 50th anniversary of celebrating the nation’s first Earth Day, we are again battling two existential crises – one we’re familiar with, climate change, and a new one we are still grappling to understand, a global pandemic.

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Wooster manufacturing and distribution facility
GOJO Cares for Team Members, the Community, and the World During This Unprecedented Pandemic


By Samantha Williams

Corporate Communications Senior Director, GOJO Industries

GOJO is a third-generation Family Enterprise in Ohio with 2,500 team members who are doing everything they can to support public health during this unprecedented pandemic – all while also trying to care for their own families and communities and participate in flattening the curve. Since early January, GOJO has been working around the clock, manufacturing and shipping millions and millions of PURELL® products – which enable billions of handwashing, hand sanitizing, and surface disinfecting moments.

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GOJO Wooster Solar Array
Wooster Solar Project: Reflections One Year Later


By Tom Marting

Facilities, Environmental, Health, Safety, and Sustainability Director, GOJO Industries

It’s been a year since we flipped the switch and started generating solar power for the fulfillment operations at GOJO Wooster Campus. By the end of 2019, we generated more than 725 megawatt-hours and surpassed our 2020 renewable energy goal a year early.

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