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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 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.

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Discover A Smarter Way to Dust
February 13, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

Discover A Smarter Way to Dust

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A clean men's restroom
June 11, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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Greenwashing: The False Advertising Of The Green Movement
May 5, 2011 Amanda Martini-Hughes

Greenwashing: The False Advertising Of The Green Movement

While the consumer puts their faith in words like “all-natural,” “eco-friendly” and “Earth friendly,” in a lot of cases, they''re the victims of the all-too-common practice of “greenwashing.”

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Striping Parking Lots
April 14, 2011 Dan Zurcher

Striping Parking Lots

I am asked two questions quite often: “How do you stripe straight?” and “How do you stop and start exactly where you want?”

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Corporate Recycling Programs
February 18, 2011

Corporate Recycling Programs

Care for the environment is a major goal for most large companies, but implementing recycling programs on a large scale can be a headache.

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A Future As Bright As The Stars
February 1, 2011 Rob Drapaue

A Future As Bright As The Stars

But, a funny thing happened on the way to the stars: He defied his own expectations and grew up to be the chief executive officer (CEO) of a facilities management company.

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What's Your Microfiber Program?
February 1, 2011 Gary Pagenkopf

What's Your Microfiber Program?

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Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures
September 24, 2010

Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures

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Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs
September 19, 2010

Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs

While compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are gradually finding their way into homes, fluorescent lighting has long been the choice of facilities that want to cut energy costs and reduce their impact on the environment.

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You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains
September 19, 2010 Tim Winesburg

You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains

The most frustrating part of cleaning graffiti happens when you labor over its removal, rinse the area and a shadow or ghost remains.

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Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning

In a previous article, we set up the criteria and goals for our study of Team vs. Zone Cleaning. Now, we will uncover the profile of the facilities we surveyed as well as the findings.

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The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies
September 19, 2010

The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies

In some end user circles, productivity is the leading industry buzzword of the day.

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The Cleanliness And Learning Connection
September 19, 2010

The Cleanliness And Learning Connection

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Rental mats are hidden treasures
September 19, 2010 Mike Sharlow

Rental mats are hidden treasures

Renting entrance mats to a customer presents a great opportunity for the BSC as rental mat companies typically provide ineffective mating.

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