Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

The true costs of deferred maintenance and poor planning

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tile flooring
Claudia Lezell

Changes and Challenges of the Global Flooring Market

Hard Floors

The IICRC presents an overview of the latest trends in flooring, such as durable finishes and sealers, and the challenges and opportunities they present in maintenance, cost, and other factors.

A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

Health and Safety

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Facility Management

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.



A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms


Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

A toilet paper dispenser with money ($100 bill) coming out of it
CMM Staff

Your Patrons Are Flushing Money Down the Toilet


Advances in toilet paper dispensers, as well as high capacity rolls, are a couple of options that can help you keep your facility's toilet paper expenses under control.

Woman working on a computer with a dog on her lap
Katherine Picket

A Doggone Friendly Office

Health and Safety

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

Facility Management

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.



Business man at a laptop contemplating a decision
Kelly Zimmerman

The Big Cost of Small Decisions

Business and Management

Making regular, small decisions can pay off big for your facility's maintenance budget.

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Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Technology and Trends

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.


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Products & Services

Cascades Tissue
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Cascades Pro

A New Twist on Your Morning Latte 

The Latte Collection provides a green and cost-effective solution for your paper towel and tissue needs. The distinctive color is created by combining white recycled fibers and cardboard, which produces paper with the same quality as the white collection, but with superior environmental properties. The Latte Collection is available in Cascades PRO Select™ and Cascades PRO Perform™ paper towels, toilet paper, and facial tissues.

GP tissue
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Georgia Pacific Professional

Waste Not, Want Not 

Reduce stub roll and packaging waste with Compact® Coreless Two-Ply Toilet Paper, made with 100 percent recovered fiber. Compact’s long-lasting 1,000-sheet rolls also help minimize maintenance calls as well as the risk of paper outages. The toilet paper is Green Seal, UL ECOLOGO® and USDA Biobased-certified and meets or exceeds EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines.

Kimberly Clark tissue
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Kimberly-Clark Professional

Reveal a New Level of Dryness 

Kleenex® RevealTM multifold paper towels provide a balance of softness and strength. They are embossed with the Kleenex Brand logo and are compatible with universal multifold towel dispensers. The towels’ fold is designed to dispense one at a time, while bringing the next towel forward for another user. Enjoy dispensing that’s smooth and quiet, with virtually no streaming.

Morcon tissue
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Enjoy the Comfort of Home in the Porta Potty 

Morsoft specialty toilet paper products offer premium quality at a great value for any away-from-home environment. This absorbent tissue is ideal for commercial buildings, sports venues, education facilities, and restaurants. There’s even a toilet paper made specially for porta potties. Morsoft tissue products feature high-capacity rolls, 100 percent recycled fiber, one- and two-ply durability, and are compatible with easy-to-use dispensers.

Sofidel Tissue
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Sofidel American Corp. 

Soft Enough for an Angel 

The Papernet Heavenly Soft Superior line features tissues and towels with increased strength and absorption. Made by embossing plies of paper together with a bonding agent, they have a softer look and feel. Choose from several laminated designs such as micro, circle and leaf, acorn, and wave. The line includes single bath tissue rolls, jumbo tissue rolls, center pull towels, hard-wound towels, and multifold towels.