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Articles Tagged with ''cleaning''

August 2013 Raising Standards

Choose The Right Time For Cleaning

How qualified operations can tailor their offerings to better meet customer needs.
August 14, 2013

Scheduling cleaning tasks and labor load at the right time for the building and its occupants results in cleaner buildings, optimized cleaning performance and healthier building occupants.


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August 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time

New innovations make disposing of sanitary napkins safer and easier than ever.
August 14, 2013

Improper disposal of feminine hygiene products can also pose a public health threat. While these products may indeed be sanitary when they are fresh out of the box, they can become a breeding ground for a variety of germs and bacteria after use.


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August 2013 Feature 7

Separating ‘Green’ Fact From Fiction

Though the JanSan industry has adopted more sustainable cleaning methods, many managers still have unanswered questions.
August 13, 2013

Because green cleaning has had such a major impact on the professional cleaning industry as well as the building and management industries, it might serve us well to clear up confusion about certain cleaning myths.


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August 2013 Feature 6

Green Cleaning Starts With A Source Control Strategy

Matting is a sure way to protect floors and building occupants, while enhancing the green nature of your building.
August 13, 2013

Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.


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August 2013 Feature 5

A New Generation Of Green Cleaners

Vegetable-based chemicals encourage microorganisms to digest troublesome organics and odors.
August 12, 2013

Increased environmental and health awareness has led to a greater array of “greener” and “safer” cleaners, deodorizers and degreasers in today’s marketplace. Many of these products, unfortunately, do not offer truly safe and green alternatives: Enter a newly-developed category of non-active biocatalyst-based products.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: Can you restore a damaged whiteboard?

August 9, 2013
August 2013 Cover Feature

Head To Head On Carpet Care

Low moisture vs. hot water extraction — the biggest debate in carpet cleaning continues.
August 9, 2013

As more managers and owners choose environmentally-friendly and sustainable options in other phases of their business, many may wonder which method is a better carpet choice: Low-moisture cleaning options or standard hot water extraction.


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August 2013 Feature 2

Tips To Create Holistic Sustainability

A successful program is not just about obtaining green certificates; instead it should be a part of every effort.
August 9, 2013

“Being green” can be achieved through a holistic approach towards sustainability. Such an approach requires looking at all aspects of your business in terms of sustainability, including cleaning, and incorporating it into your company culture so it defines your organization and is communicated to your customers.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to bid a large job?

August 5, 2013
Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How do you price for window cleaning?

July 22, 2013