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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – June 2017
Schools Still Tough Market For Contract Cleaners
The education market has been BSCs’ largest target for growth, but there has been minimal market gain

PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Ensuring The Efficacy Of Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Selecting And Using Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Creating An Infection Control Risk Assessment


THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING – May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants


– 5/3/2017
Focusing On VOC Claims


NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE – November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained





LEARN YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS – August 2016
Survey: What Facility Executives Want From Contract Cleaners — Member Content


CASE STUDY: AWARD-WINNING CLEANING SERVICE TRUSTS BACKPACK VACUUMS – August 2016
Cleaning Service Employees Prefer Backpack Vacuum Cleaners


BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING – August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

EFFECTIVE INFECTION PREVENTION – August 2016
Technology That Prevents Hospital Acquired Infections


CURTAIN CALL – August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces



KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


HIRING ROBOTS TO CLEAN – February 2016
Robotic Cleaners Give BSCs A Leg Up


WAGE LEGISLATION AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACT CLEANING – November 2015
What Overtime, Minimum Wage Changes Mean For Contract Cleaners


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME – November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times





LOW-MOISTURE CLEANING REDUCES THE NEED FOR HOT-WATER EXTRACTION – August 2015
Contract Cleaners Find Low-Moisture Methods Effective For Interim Carpet Care, Maintenance


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
What Is Quat Binding And Why It Must Be Prevented


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE – June 2015
Tips To Preventing Quat Absorption


LANDING SCHOOL ACCOUNTS – April 2015
How Contract Cleaners Can Stand Out In The Education Market


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Training Staff On Proper Infection Prevention


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION – April 2015
Protecting Staff From Germ Exposure


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS – November 2014
Role Of Wet Wipes In Commercial Cleaning




BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Disinfecting Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Types of Disinfectants Used in Healthcare Facilities


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES – June 2014
Targeting Disease-causing Pathogens


TEACHING GERM WARFARE – June 2014
Chemicals And Equipment That Fight Infections
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Understanding The Differences Between Cleaning Chemicals


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
When Is It Important To Sanitize


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Disinfecting Fights Bacteria And Infections


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION – February 2014
Training On Proper Use Of Chemicals


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Learn The Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING – August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Understanding OSHA's GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics



IN THE FIELD: SUSTAINABLE VACUUMS – June 2013
Shopping For Sustainable Vacuum Cleaners



– February 2013
Practices That Ward Off C. Diff Infections
Identifying C. diff and cleaning practices that will keep infections at bay

– February 2013
How To Prevent C. Diff
Rethinking cleaning's role in preventing C. diff and other hospital-acquired infections

– February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

– February 2013
Minimizing Cross-Contamination While Cleaning
Tips to reduce cross-contamination when using cleaning cloths or mops

– November 2012
Understand Disinfecting and Sanitizing
There are big differences between disinfecting and sanitizing in foodservice facilities

– November 2012
Foodservice Sanitation and Infection Control
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures in foodservice facilities are crucial for killing bacteria


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – June 2012
Using Enzyme Cleaners On Floors
Enzyme-based floor chemicals are becoming more popular with building service contractors

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – March 2012
Using Enzymes For Odor Control
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

MANUFACTURER FORUM – April 2011
Defining Biobased Products and Their Ingredients


FEATURES – November 2010
Cleaners & Disinfectants: There's A Wipe For That
Convenience and chemistry drives interest in cleaning wipes

UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – October 2010
Cleaning Around Sensitive Populations
Schools, healthcare facilities and even office buildings house vulnerable occupants that can be adversely affected by harsh chemicals

UP CLOSE: AEROSOLS AND WIPES – September 2010
Aerosols And Wipes: Simple Solutions
Today's aerosols and premoistened wipes are still easy to use, but now they're also considered green


FEATURES – November 2009
Designing A Greener Disinfectant
As the EPA launches pilots to green disinfectants and sanitizers, organizations can begin greening disinfectant use today

COVER STORY – October 2009
Green Update


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – March 2009
Green: The Only Option?
Green cleaners have their place in a cleaning program, but end users must be aware of their limitations

MARKET PULSE – December 2007
Floor-care Chemicals For The Busiest Of Areas
Floors in high-traffic facilities receive constant wear and tear. Choosing the right products — including green chemicals — will go a long way in maintaining a clean appearance

NEWS – November 2007
Industry Buzz


OPERATIONSLOG: CHEMICALS – November 2007
All-Purpose Cleaners Save Time, Money And Space
BSCs don’t need as much warehouse space as they used to, thanks to the availability and effectiveness of all-purpose products

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – September 2007
Chemicals: Shopping for Cleaners and Disinfectants
Tips on how to make the right choices

NEWSWORTHY – August 2007
Grassroots Launches ChildSafe List


OPERATIONSLOG: OXYGEN CLEANERS – April 2007
Oxygen Cleaners Are Winning Over BSCs
The multi-purpose nature of an oxygen cleaner allows it to take the place of several more specialized chemicals

CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE – January 2007
CLEANERS
The Benefits Of Oxygen Cleaners



OPERATIONSLOG: DISINFECTANTS – November 2006
Tailoring Disinfectants To Specific Facilities
To use disinfectants properly, cleaning objectives must be identified and targeted by the cleaning program

FEATURE – March 2006
Oxygen, Citrus And Soy: Naturally Clean
Manufacturers discuss the benefits, drawbacks and transformation of Citrus, Oxygen and Soy-based cleaning products

FEATURE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS – January 2006
Disinfectant Cleaners Give A Good Fight
Cleaners and disinfectants are on the front line when it comes to battling germs. Their efficacy suffers, however, if they’re not used correctly

GREEN GUIDE – May 2005
Bio- Based Cleaners: Win-Win For BSCs?