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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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October 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Go From Green to Sustainable at ISSA Show 2018

ISSA Show North America 2018 offers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors focusing on green and sustainable practices and to learn about a variety of sustainability initiatives.

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September 28, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Defining the 3 Phases of Connected Cleaning

With advances in connected cleaning, cleaning equipment will communicate with each other and with other building systems, adapt cleaning schedules to the weather, and send performance reports in real time,

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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August 24, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Benefits of UV Technology

It can move on its own just like a robot and kills microbes by simply shining a light, sometimes disinfecting an entire hospital room in just eight minutes.

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The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation
July 11, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation

As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.

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Paving the Way for Product Mapping
June 6, 2016 Tobi Colbert

Paving the Way for Product Mapping

For the small mom-and-pop cleaning contractor, cleaning supply costs may be a minor concern. Of course, everyone wants to get the best product at the best price, but in many cases, supplies may be a small cost compared to the overall business operation.

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Technology Steals the Show
June 2, 2016 William R. Griffin

Technology Steals the Show

The world’s largest cleaning show was recently held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In case you missed it, here’s a review of some of the highlights.

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Disrupt Your Janitorial Business
June 1, 2016 Judy Gillies

Disrupt Your Janitorial Business

There are already disruptions happening in the janitorial industry, and if you aren’t aware of them, much less using them to your advantage, you will be left behind.

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Creating Effective Client Surveys
May 25, 2016 Caden Hutchens

Creating Effective Client Surveys

How can client surveys be used more effectively by BSCs than for the sole purpose of gathering “good-to-know” feedback? Here are a few pointers to help your business get the most out of them.

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Making Recycling More Effective
May 20, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Making Recycling More Effective

Just because recycling is the granddaddy of the green and sustainability movement doesn't mean there isn't still plenty of room for improvement.

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Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions
May 2, 2016 Allen Rathey

Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions

Water is a very common substance; it’s virtually everywhere, and without it, we would not have anything to drink, or even a way to clean.

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Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus
April 28, 2016 Kelly Zimmerman

Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus

Developments in floor care technology are not only helping facility managers and building service contractors keep better track of their equipment, but how their cleaning crews are using it and what to do as soon as a problem arises.

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Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation
February 1, 2016 Jim Harris Sr.

Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation

Continuous improvement yields incremental progress, which is critical to sustaining high performance. Breakthrough improvement, especially in a cleaning operation, requires a complete modification or change.

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Investing In Your Company
January 25, 2016 Joel Craddock

Investing In Your Company

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A Facility’s Guide to Composting
November 23, 2015 Nicole Bowman

A Facility’s Guide to Composting

Composting is not only a growing trend in waste management, but it’s a national priority and a simple solution that can reap significant environmental rewards.

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