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Health and Safety

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What We’ve Learned From Cigarettes
October 16, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

What We’ve Learned From Cigarettes

Health and Safety

The same scenario of spreading doubt that cigarettes were unhealthy is happening today—only this time, it’s about the causes of global warming and climate change.

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Change for Good, Change for Growth
September 9, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Change for Good, Change for Growth

Technology and Trends

Major segments of the professional cleaning industry have become stronger and more successful by addressing climate change and adjusting their business operations to focus more on sustainability.

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How to Bring Young People to Jansan Careers
July 9, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

How to Bring Young People to Jansan Careers

Business and Management

If you want to attract millennials and Generation Z workers to your company, you'll need to have a strong sustainability plan and have taken significant steps to be environmentally responsible.

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Universities Share Successes on Their Journey to Zero Waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Universities Share Successes on Their Journey to Zero Waste

Facility Management

From pizza boxes to dorm fridges, campuses are a hotbed for all types of waste. Here's how three different university campuses handle it all.

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Pitching Pizza Boxes and Cleaning Up Chemical Waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Pitching Pizza Boxes and Cleaning Up Chemical Waste

Health and Safety

North Carolina State University talks composting, ionized water, and other sustainable practices for limiting waste and chemical exposure

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Waste Stream Management Procedures
June 4, 2019 Jack McGurk

Waste Stream Management Procedures

IEHA, a division of ISSA, shares tips for conducting a successful audit and reducing waste management expenses

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This Higher Education Facility Is Dumping Delivery Boxes
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

This Higher Education Facility Is Dumping Delivery Boxes

Facility Management

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill talks tackling delivery packages, which outnumber the student population on campus.

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Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste

Restrooms

Learn how the University of Texas at Austin significantly cut garbage out of the waste stream by reducing plastic liner use, noncompostable food service items, surplus electronics, and more.

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How Our Decisions Drive Our Footprints
May 20, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How Our Decisions Drive Our Footprints

Business and Management

Top industry professionals who spoke at the Clean Buildings Expo believe it's imperative for the cleaning industry to get a handle on its environmental footprint.

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Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities
May 6, 2019 Nate Seward

Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities

Facility Management

The EPA is stepping up its enforcement actions and targeting companies that are not in compliance. Is your facility following the rules?

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Disinfectant Pros and Cons: Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Quats
May 6, 2019 Mark McInnes

Disinfectant Pros and Cons: Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Quats

Products

Disinfectants are created with one purpose: to kill microbes and pathogens.However, some active ingredients are safer for human health and the environment than others.

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