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August 2014

Volume: 51
Edition: 08

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August 2014 Cover Feature

Attract The Best Employees

Steps for finding, hiring and keeping dependable employees.
July 31, 2014

No matter how smart, experienced or dedicated, a manager must depend on his or her team to successfully meet the needs of each facility.


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August 2014 Feature 2

End The 'Going Green' Guessing Game

The FTC's Green Guides aim to bring some certainty to sustainability.
July 31, 2014

For custodial professionals and building service contractors, it is one thing to “go green” and quite another to know that you have actually done so.


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August 2014 Feature 4

Keeping Walkways Free Of Snow And Ice

Steps to maintain preparation for foul weather events this winter.
July 31, 2014

Preventing winter slip-and-fall accidents has never been more important for in-house custodial professionals and building service contractors.


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August 2014 Feature 3

The End Of The Dumpster

Recycling instead of blindly throwing away proves more sustainable and cost-effective.
July 31, 2014

It is no surprise that many members of the professional cleaning industry — manufacturers, distributors and contract cleaners — are playing a leadership role when it comes to recycling.


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August 2014 Anniversary

A Look Back With Dave Frank

How Cleaning & Maintenance Management has aided an industry in evolution.
July 31, 2014

Dave Frank is the president of American Institute of Cleaning Sciences (AICS) and a frequent contributor to the magazine.


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August 2014 Feature 1

Toss Away The Germs

Calling on disposable wipers to help prevent cross-contamination.
July 31, 2014

Each year, businesses lose about $227 billion due to lost productivity from employee illnesses, and an employee sneezing into his or her hands can be a cause for concern.


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August 2014 Cleanthoughts

No Winter Surprises

July 31, 2014
August 2014 Raising Standards

The Right Data To Unlock Equipment ROI

Calculations to help operators get the most value out of their machines.
July 31, 2014

Some cleaning equipment actually provides a stream of savings through the end of its useful life.


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August 2014 Lets Talk Shop

EVS Departments Address HAI Prevention

New healthcare legislation provides both challenges and opportunities.
July 31, 2014

Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicare will no longer cover costs for certain hospital-acquired infections.


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August 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Dreaming Your Way To Profit

Lessons shared in a book may prove valuable to contract businesses.
July 31, 2014

Everyone is looking for a magic bullet, and in many cases a magic number, that will allow them to get the job and turn a profit.


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August 2014 Contractor Success

Exploring Social Media Sites

Online options to build customer relations and improve business affordably.
July 31, 2014

While Facebook is still the most important social media site, there are others that you should be using to help improve your customer relations.


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August 2014 Contractor Success

Tracking Updated Technology Trends

Faster and cheaper communications options can change the service contract market.
July 31, 2014

For facility teams and commercial cleaning companies, the convergence of cloud computing and mobile devices are facilitating major shifts to how teams and businesses can operate and prosper.


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August 2014 Tackling Trouble Areas

Large Event Cleanup Is A ‘Team Sport’

Organization and preparation prove key to servicing public gatherings.
July 31, 2014

Keeping waste and litter under control at major sporting events that attract thousands of spectators and participants requires meticulous planning, attention to detail and most importantly, a team effort from supervisors and cleaning crews.


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August 2014 Maintenance Matters

Maintaining Multiple Buildings Efficiently

Software options to schedule and track needed building maintenance.
July 31, 2014

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) can help departments manage a broad array of responsibilities, and some can be adapted for use in multiple buildings.


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August 2014 Facility Focus

The Basics Of Custom Receptacles

Today, thousands of choices are available including custom colors and specific logos.
July 31, 2014

Custom receptacles for both waste and recycling can add great value for facilities.


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August 2014 A Clean Sweep

Keeping The McWane Science Center Clean

How environmental services keeps this unique facility safe for visitors, staff and aquatic animals.
July 31, 2014

The environmental services team regularly performs an array of cleaning activity: From cleaning up after special events and IMAX showings to vacuuming out the store and maintaining food court floors and trash cans.


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