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Articles Tagged with ''chemicals''

EPA Updates Toxic Chemical Database

Agency has enhanced the data and functionality of its online chemical database ChemView.


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July 2014 Facility Focus

IAQ Concerns: Clearing The Air

Controlling common contaminants and the potential of purifying technology.

Indoor air quality is an important, and often overlooked, area of building improvement.


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July 2014 Feature 3

The GHS Challenge

The Renewable Cleaning response .

GHS is a United Nations effort to help the world consistently identify and handle hazardous chemicals to protect people and the environment across borders.


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June 2014 Facility Focus

Implementing A Green Cleaning Program

A successful change goes beyond buying the right cleaning products.

Certain best practices have emerged for implementing a green cleaning program.


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June 2014 Anniversary

Now ... The Next 50 Years

Moving from trial and error to training and value.

'The publication provided what the industry was missing by gathering with the contractors, manufacturers and distributors and getting resources and information out to all of us.'


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May 2014 Tackling Trouble Areas

Developing An Eco-friendly Odor Management Strategy

Relying on chemical-based air fresheners can pose serious risks to public health.

All too often, facility managers rely on synthetic fragrance solutions to deal with odor challenges. These solutions are typically chemical-based and can actually pose significant health threats, particularly in schools and hospitals.


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May 2014 Lets Talk Shop

Getting Everyone On The Same Page

Developing standards leads to more predictable results.

Cleaning, when done properly, is a straightforward series of tasks and procedures repeated multiple times throughout the scheduled workday.


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Press Release

The LEED v4 Quiz: Test your knowledge

The newest version of LEED, known as v4, has several changes, many which will impact the professional cleaning and building industries.


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How cleaning is helping shape the sustainability agenda

The words ‘clean’ and ‘green’ go together perfectly — and not just because they rhyme! The sustainability agenda is informing and driving legislation, product design, service provision and trends in so many areas of our lives — and the cleaning and maintenance of our buildings is no exception.


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A Guide To Greener Schools

One group put together a publication to promote safer buildings.

For facility managers in the education market, it can be hard to know which "green" or "sustainable" practices will actually help reduce costs.


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