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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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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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A toilet paper dispenser with money ($100 bill) coming out of it
June 6, 2019 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.

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Students sifting through waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste

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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container for needles and other hazardous wastes
May 29, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Handling Hazardous Waste: The Danger of Sharps

Although emptying trash seems like a simple enough task, it can become dangerous when a staff member is stuck by a needle or other sharp hidden among the garbage. Here are several ways to protect your staff

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Pedal operated trash can
April 27, 2018 Linda Pace

Sanitary Solutions for Waste Disposal in Women's Restrooms

When it comes to cleaning restrooms used by women, many building service contractors (BSCs) find that their biggest maintenance headache is dealing with feminine waste.

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A person using a refillable hand dispenser
April 23, 2018

Danger in the Soap Dispenser

A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.

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Anthony Trombetta
March 19, 2018

Neutral vs. Acidic Cleaning Chemicals

This ISSA Educational Quick Tip takes a look at PH levels and how they impact your cleaning solutions.

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white restroom stall
March 5, 2018 J. Darrel Hicks

Unearth the Restroom Stall’s Germiest Areas

When cleaning a restroom, pretend you are the patron. Walk into the stall, close the door, and think about what you see.

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Messy public bathroom with toilet paper strewn about
February 26, 2018 Kory Heck

Does Your Restroom Give a Bad Impression of Your Business?

When facility managers don't make restroom cleanliness a priority, they put customer satisfaction, health and safety, and their company's bottom line at risk.

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Trash bin for feminine care products
February 15, 2018 Ann Germanow

Take Care When Emptying Sanitary Disposal Units in Women's Restrooms

The metal or plastic hinged trash bin in a restroom stall for the disposal of soiled feminine care products poses the greatest health risk in the restroom to patrons and staff.

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granite countertop with apple and knife on it
January 19, 2018 Scott Jenkins

Six Tips for Cleaning Granite Countertops and Surfaces

Food, drinks, and other spills can leave your granite surfaces looking dingy and dirty.Follow these green cleaning tips to wash your granite safely.

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Restroom stalls with question marks
December 20, 2017 Cintas Corp.

Deck the Malls with Sanitary Restrooms

Before you visit the mall this holiday season, learn the truth about these eight common misconceptions of restroom cleanliness and hygiene.

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Standardize Restroom Cleaning with Sanitation Best Practices
December 5, 2017 Kathleen Misovic

Standardize Restroom Cleaning with Sanitation Best Practices

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Sleek restroom
December 4, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

A Sneak Peek into Restrooms of the Future

Restrooms of the future will likely focus on safety in addition to sanitation and sustainability.

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Chicago White Sox Restroom Renovation
October 15, 2017 David Casal

Chicago White Sox Restroom Renovation

When it comes to upgrading historic facilities like these, the challenge is to accomplish renovations and upgrades without impacting its character.

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