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blue bins with hazardous chemicals
February 8, 2019 Maricha Ellis

How to Properly Contain Chemicals

Proper storage is key to avoiding leaks and penalties while remaining compliant with the law.

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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Man removing a ceiling vent screen
February 6, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Will “Dead” Mold Hurt Your Building Patrons?

Is dead mold dangerous or harmful? Also, what is dead mold? How do I identify it? Learn the basics here.

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Bullets and notebooks scattered on the floor
January 8, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Know When to Run and When to Fight

Facility managers can protect building residents during a mass shooting by knowing when to encourage them to run, helping them find a place to hide, or instructing them on ways to fight back.

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The ROI of Clean Air
January 29, 2016 Jeff Dryfhout

The ROI of Clean Air

Providing clean air has a wide range of benefits, including increased occupant productivity, reduced absenteeism, and improved facility perception.

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Man vacuuming in airport
January 28, 2016 Sherlon Kauffman

Wintertime's Impact on Facility Air Quality

During the winter months, it’s more crucial than ever to think about the quality of the air we breathe, particularly in cold locations. This time of year, dirt, dust, slush, and grime increase, while our exposure to cleaner outside air diminishes.

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Handwashing
January 5, 2016 Samantha Williams

Healthy Hands, Healthy Facility

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand hygiene is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

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Cleaning for Time vs. Health
December 30, 2015 Ron Segura

Cleaning for Time vs. Health

During a time when our industry is realizing that our No. 1 priority is to keep people healthy, the “trash-and-dash” approach to cleaning is sure to result in a number of problems, not the least of which is making it harder for us to accomplish our goal of cleaning for health and safety.

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The Triple Bottom Line
December 28, 2015 Stephen Ashkin

The Triple Bottom Line

While sustainable cleaning options include the use of green cleaning solutions, products, and equipment, that is just one leg of what sustainability is all about. The other two legs are: people and profit.

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Is That Carpet Clean?
December 23, 2015 Larry Cooper

Is That Carpet Clean?

Can your customers tell the difference between clean and soiled carpet? More than likely, they cannot. It is our job as professionals to assist in this process.

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Protect With Entryway Mats
December 17, 2015 Joel Craddock

Protect With Entryway Mats

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Cold- vs. Hot-water Washing
November 25, 2015 Allen Rathey

Cold- vs. Hot-water Washing

While using cold water instead of hot may help to minimize a facility’s carbon footprint and save on costs, this environmental effort still raises questions.

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LEED With Your Pest Control Program
November 24, 2015 Patrick Copps

LEED With Your Pest Control Program

As you continue striving for the most eco-friendly—and economical—solutions for your building, start by incorporating the following pest management solutions.

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Sustainable Green Cleaning
November 20, 2015 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainable Green Cleaning

Creating a sustainable cleaning program involves more than implementing green cleaning products. Learn why.

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Engineered Water for Cleaning
September 25, 2015 Michael Draper

Engineered Water for Cleaning

Cleaning without chemicals is certainly not new to the professional cleaning industry.

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Best Practices for Handling Feminine Waste Receptacles
September 25, 2015

Best Practices for Handling Feminine Waste Receptacles

Follow these 14 tips when handling feminine waste in restrooms.

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