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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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Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom
October 5, 2017 Steve Carroll

Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom

Although germs can harbor anywhere in a building, restrooms are prime targets for germs to spread. Learn how to sanitize properly to prevent cross-contamination.

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Identifying Danger Zones in the Restroom
August 31, 2017

Identifying Danger Zones in the Restroom

Archive of Cleaning & Maintenance Management's Restroom Care Webcast from 2017.

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Better Sealed Than Sorry
August 31, 2017 Isabelle Faivre

Better Sealed Than Sorry

Bulk dispensers may be less expensive than bar soaps; however, budget-driven decisions in favor of bulk systems do not always take bacterial contamination into consideration.

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Morcon Returns to ISSA/INTERCLEAN Touting Its Trusted Morsoft Line
August 25, 2017 Sponsored by Morcon

Morcon Returns to ISSA/INTERCLEAN Touting Its Trusted Morsoft Line

Morcon™ is a leading converter of towel, tissue, napkin, and specialty products for the Away-From-Home tissue industry.

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Kutol Redefines Soap Dispensers From The "Top Down"
August 25, 2017 Sponsored by Kutol Products Co.

Kutol Redefines Soap Dispensers From The "Top Down"

Kutol Products Company has redefined traditional soap dispensers with a “top down” approach to its EZ Foam® Counter Mount and Designer Series Wall Mount dispensers.

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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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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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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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Tackling Tough Facility Odors
February 3, 2017 Robert D. Foster

Tackling Tough Facility Odors

Odor: It is a problem that stinks, but it’s a top concern and one of the most difficult problems confronting cleaning professionals today.

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The Ban on Triclosan
January 31, 2017 David Lanzafame

The Ban on Triclosan

BSCs and in-house facility managers may eventually be responsible for discontinuing use of particular hand-hygiene products.

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How to Get a Rave-Review Restroom
December 2, 2016 Fabio Vitali

How to Get a Rave-Review Restroom

To ensure reviews won’t negatively impact revenue, businesses must make cleanliness a priority, especially in restrooms.

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Enhancing Restroom Maintenance with Smart Technology
November 21, 2016 Jimy Baynum

Enhancing Restroom Maintenance with Smart Technology

High-quality service is intricately linked to resolving issues immediately after—if not before—they arise. Smart restroom solutions, which employ web-enabled sensors embedded in hand-towel, bath-tissue, and soap dispensers to wirelessly transmit refill needs to a web application, can be invaluable.

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