l From foot-flushing to towel-gripping, 61% of people admitted to using a variety of strategies to avoid touching faucets, dispensers or other restroom surfaces, according to a survey by Kimberly-Clark Professional. Other tactics included dispensing towels with elbows or wrists.
Nearly 90% of the respondents said they preferred restrooms with automatic or touch-free sinks, soap and towel dispensers. Also, more than one third selected touch-free restroom products. This was followed by antibacterial soap in restrooms (17%), waterless hand sanitizers on desks (15%) and hand-washing educational campaigns (14%).