As open-plan offices gain in popularity among employers, new challenges arise for cleaning professionals. Simply bidding on size alone will not provide an accurate estimate. Learn more about the variables to consider when bidding and estimating for open-concept facilities. Read more
In response to the disturbing trend on the Internet that has been irresponsibly encouraging people to eat or bit into liquid laundry packets, ACI is reminding everyone that liquid laundry packets are only for use in washing machines to clean clothes. Download our new safety poster!
If all of your friends were going to Tucson for the first-ever Leadership Summit, would you? You better believe you would! The 2018 Leadership Summit is the premier spot to gather and network with your peers in a sunny and fun atmosphere. Did we mention top-notch leadership training? Three nationally-known educators will share their knowledge and experience in an engaging and[…]
Mission Hospital, Inc., a North Carolina corporation based in Asheville and the main hospital of Mission Health System, has agreed to pay $89,000 and furnish other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that Mission Hospital violated federal law when it refused to[…]
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As 2017 comes to an end, we look back at the blogs that made our top 10 list. From tax responsibilities to running a home-based business, SBA blogs cover a variety of topics.
More than 4,000 facility management (FM) professionals attended the World Workplace Conference and Expo in Houston, Texas, USA on Oct. 18-20. The International Facility Management Association (IFMA), whose largest global Service Center of Excellence office is in Houston, presented its flagship event in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Commercial janitorial service providers use Purely Green as a highly effective, nontoxic degreaser and multipurpose cleaner. Commercial cleaning professional call this safe and effective green alternative, “the only solution to oil soaked parking lots.” This highly-concentrated degreaser has been formulated from plant based extracts that are completely biodegradable, non-carcinogenic and non-toxic. Purely Green cleaning products are safer for people and the environment and are non-fuming and odorless.
Purely Green is certified free of cancer-causing chemicals. Purely Green is Florida DEP Approved, OSHA Compliant, registered with the NSF and USDA and is currently in use by the US Navy, Marines, schools, prisons and hospitals. Purely Green were amount a select few products certified by the California Clean Air Commission as a clean air solvent. The State of California maintains the world’s highest environmental standards. Purely Green contains no sodium laurel sulfates, no ethylene oxides, no B-4 Dioxane nor any other known cancer-causing or debilitating chemicals. Professional cleaners are rejoicing about this effective and safe solution to their most difficult commercial cleaning challenges. For more information about Purely Green go to www.purelygreenclean.com or call 239.283.1222.
Nattura® brand cleaning products meet the strict chemical criteria for optimal human and environmental health. Use of these products makes for a safer, cleaner environment. Nattura® products are certified by Green Seal™, UL/EcoLogo™, or with Safer Choice recognition. The Nattura line of products offers green alternatives in a multitude of formulas for commercial cleaning uses to include laundry detergent, spary and wipe cleaner, floor finish maintainer and hand soap. Nattura brand Concentrated V.O.C. Free Glass Cleaner for commercial cleaning application is a green formula for windows, metal, plastic, fiberglass, and other hard surfaces. Nattura quickly removes dirt, dust, fingerprints, and other light soils, provides streak free cleaning and dries quickly with minimum wiping. Contains no ammonia, solvents, fragrances, or other volatile organic compounds. For more information call 800-467-6294 or browse their online catalog at www.midlab.com.
Stained, dingy, and porous tile floors don’t have to make commercial cleaning professionals work harder. Instead of using toxic chemicals and epoxy coatings to strip, clean and seal tile flooring use a green cleaning alternative and seal with diamond hard, Microguard coating. This tile coating is proven to last for years and to improve the appearance and performance of your facility’s flooring.
Make facility management and floor care more affordable and more efficient with Microguard tile surface sealer. This high-tech tile flooring solution is new technology developed by NASA that provides a long-lasting durable protective coating that is guaranteed by trained installation experts. Microguard tile and stone sealer sets a new standard in durability and cleanliness. Microguard tile sealant sets a new standard for concrete and terrazzo surfaces because of its easy to clean, low maintenance surface application. This high gloss coating prevents the need for tile and grout replacement in most cases. Microguard is the next generation epoxy coating perfect for interior and exterior applications, and although the tile, stone or terrazzo surface will appear shiny and wet, after Microguard professional application, the anti-skid floor system is designed to reduce the potential for slipping and was recently awarded certification by the National Floor Safety Institute. For more information, please call 800-549-2539 or visit www.mymicroguard.com.
The CFR ECO 500 Carpet Cleaner takes commercial carpet cleaning to a whole new level. Not only is the CFR ECO 500 seven times more effective at picking up tough ground in carpet soil but it also sets a new standard in green cleaning for commercial carpet cleaning. The CFR ECO 500 Carpet Cleaner picks up ninety percent of the cleaner and water that it puts down, allowing carpet fibers to dry faster. This feature enables deep carpet cleaning to take place during the day too. This Deep Cleaning Extractor is CRI Gold Certified for Superior Cleaning and is the premium carpet cleaner for commercial carpet cleaning professionals based on CRI’s certification of Soil Removal, Water Recovery and Carpet Fiber Protection. Call 800-533-0719 or visit them on line a www.cfrcorp.com to learn more.
Durable, long lasting microfiber cloths and mops solve commercial cleaning efficiency problems and replace traditional cleaning methods and tools with anti-microbial fibers that make cleaning more efficient and eliminate the need for toxic cleaning products. With a full line of microfiber wet mops, microfiber wet mop pads, microfiber Velcro mops and microfiber dusters and cloths, Direct Mop Sales Inc. can upgrade your supply closet with the latest technology in environmentally safe, green, commercial cleaning. Microfiber is more sustainable than disposable mop heads and paper towels and by upgrading to microfiber now, you will save money on product and supply costs for years to come. You can even choose to even color code the microfiber cloths and mops for particular zones in a hospital, school or corporate facility to prevent cross contamination of germs and pollutants; talk about cleaning for health! For more information, please contact Direct Mop Sales, Inc at 866-475-8667 or go to directmopsales.com.
MAUMEE, OH. — March 9, 2016 — Spartan Chemical Company, a recognized leader in the formulation and manufacture of sustainable cleaning and sanitation solutions for the industrial and institutional market, today announced the promotion of Colt McLaughlin to the role of Regional Manager for the Southern California region, effective March 1, 2016.
The most common myth I hear about disinfection is that all cleaners disinfect, and that’s not the case. Most green cleaners do not disinfect and I is very important for BSCs to verify that they actually kill germs. For chemicals, you can look for something that’s an EPA registered disinfectant. Then for devices, you want to look for a manufacturer that has ample data showing that their product actually kills microorganisms.