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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
April 24, 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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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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A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

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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Woman working on a computer with a dog on her lap
April 19, 2019 Katherine Picket

A Doggone Friendly Office

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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Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects
August 4, 2017 Justin Kissinger

Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects

For extensive projects, such as ceiling repairs, low-level access lifts are the most efficient and safest alternative.

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Safe Disinfectant Use—It’s the Law
August 3, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Safe Disinfectant Use—It’s the Law

Several years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set up a pilot program to help identify “green” disinfectants. Here's what you need to know.

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Preventing Cross-Contamination Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3
August 2, 2017 Kathleen Misovic

Preventing Cross-Contamination Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Would you clean your kitchen with the same rag you just used to clean a toilet? Probably not.

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Disinfectants: Are We Doing More Harm Than Good?
August 1, 2017 Bruce Vance

Disinfectants: Are We Doing More Harm Than Good?

Is all this disinfection necessary? Or instead, is it doing more harm than good?

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Restrooms: Beyond Floors and Fixtures
July 10, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Restrooms: Beyond Floors and Fixtures

From odors to bodily fluids and plumbing issues, restrooms often give custodial teams a run for their money. As unpleasant as these pointers may be to read, here are five troublesome restroom areas that are often overlooked.

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A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away
July 10, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away

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Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen
July 7, 2017 Chelsea Keeton

Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen

Regardless of whether your facility's kitchen is in a high school cafeteria or a five-star hotel restaurant, ensuring your commercial kitchen is a clean and healthy environment should be a top priority.

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What’s in a Name?
June 7, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

What’s in a Name?

Definitions are crucial because they help establish a common understanding of a concept or subject, especially when it is new. Here's how to define green cleaning.

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Let Your Green Roof Thrive
June 6, 2017 Tim Husen

Let Your Green Roof Thrive

The greenery on your roof could be putting your facility at risk for a pest invasion.

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Attending to Baby Changing Stations
June 1, 2017 Amy Seretsky

Attending to Baby Changing Stations

We can expect more building managers to install baby changing systems and more cleaning workers to be called upon to clean and maintain them.

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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry
April 7, 2017 David Collette

3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry

Proactively reduce your risk by using a qualified walkway auditor as either an internal or external resource.

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