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Articles Tagged with ''chemical''

March 2014 Feature 3

The Evolution Of Chemical-free Cleaning

Nature can provide some of what is needed to clean safely and effectively.
March 6, 2014

This industry has begun to explore this idea of less harmful cleaning strategies, including completely non-toxic, chemical free substitutes and technologies that use no chemicals.


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Tips For Cleaning Dingy Grout

Industry experts offer up best practices for battling this common restroom challenge.
February 7, 2014

Due to the nature of their use, restrooms frequently house some of the most difficult cleaning challenges — from odor and disinfection to discoloration and contamination.


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January 2014 Feature 6

Renewable Cleaning And The Hippocratic Oath

Taking advantage of new technologies and clearing the air on traditional cleaning practices.
January 6, 2014

This principle is being promoted by the “Oath Project” calling for a shift in attitude and orientation of the business community that is embodied in what they call the “Hippocratic Oath for Business” or the “Green Hippocratic Oath” — first, do no harm to the environment.


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January 2014 Feature 5

Following Up On GHS — What’s Next?

The worker training deadline for GHS has passed, but more changes lie ahead.
January 6, 2014

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for labeling, listing and classifying chemical hazards was developed by the United Nations with input from many countries, including the U.S.


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November 2013 Feature 7

GHS — The Right To Understand

The new global standard aims to eliminate inconsistencies and inaccuracies on product labels.
November 12, 2013

In December 2013, a big change is coming to the way warning and hazard labels and related materials are displayed on scores of different products including professional cleaning products.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: Is it harmful to equipment to leave chemicals in them overnight?

August 20, 2013
Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How do you get vacuum belt burn out of the carpet?

August 15, 2013
August 2013 Feature 4

Enhancing Sustainability In Hard Floor Care And Cleaning

New options reduce energy consumption and water usage and diminish the need for detergents.
August 15, 2013

Today, cleaning equipment suppliers offer different products and technologies that allow cleaning professionals to achieve these goals, ranging from reduced or chemical-free cleaning to cleaning path extension and multi-purpose cleaning machines.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How do you properly mix chemicals?

July 19, 2013
July 2013 Feature 3

Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare

The best options for reducing or destroying undesirable microbes and ensuring safety in the healthcare environment.
July 3, 2013

Healthcare facilities across the nation continue to try to strike a balance between environmental disinfectants that are effective in reducing or destroying undesirable microbes, while ensuring patient and employee safety and protecting furnishings and surfaces.


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