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- sm - September 2016
Solutex Embraces EPA’s Safer Choice Program


PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Integrated Pest Management Tips That Work
Understanding frequent offenders and how to keep them out of facilities

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Common Pests And How They Get Into Facilities
What To Look Out For

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Pest Risks Based On Facility Type


- cp - June 2016
Why Janitors Support Sustainability Programs


- sm - November 2015
Implementing And Improving Green Cleaning Programs For Schools


- sm - October 2015
Email Marketing Programs Shouldn't Overwhelm Inboxes


- sm - October 2015
Are Natural Fiber Floor Pads Biodegradable Cleaning Products?


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
Refine Floor Programs With Less Stripping


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
Techniques To Protect Floor Finish


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
How To Extend Floor Stripping Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
What’s Trending With Soaps And Sanitizers


- sm - May 2015
Manufacturers Are Growing Private Label Programs


- sm - May 2015
Add Composting To A Building's Sustainability Program


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
What Fragrances Are Trending In Odor Control


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
Odor Control Scents: Choosing The Best Options


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
Streamlining Odor Control Fragrances Throughout The Facility


- sm - April 2015
GHS Pictograms, Signal Words Improve Hazard Communication


- cp - February 2015
Rewards And Recognition Programs


- sm - October 2014
Find A Fragrance To Fit The Restroom


- cp - August 2014
Starting A Green Cleaning Program


THE SMELL OF SUCCESS - hs - June 2014
How To Identify The Source Of Foul Odors
Identifying problem areas and techniques for removing foul odors from restrooms

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS - hs - June 2014
Common Scents And How To Fight Odors


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
OSHA Compliance Stalled By Chemical Manufacturers


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
Here's What You Need To Know About GHS' New Labeling Requirements


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
Distributors Begin The Private Label Redesign Process


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
First In, First Out: Private Brands Phase Out Old Product Labels


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
Workload Analysis Starts With Measuring Cleanable Space


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
BSCs Invest In Workloading Software, Education


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Meet Coastal Chemical & Paper's Young Owner


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
From Field Dreams To Jan/San Supply


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Coastal Chemical Outgrows Garage


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Turning Employees Into Family


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Capturing The Break Room Business


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Making Coastal Chemical A Homerun


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Puts Water Tech Into Practice


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
Commercial Cleaning Corp. Shares Green School Cleaning Guidelines


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Developing A Winter Floor Care Program


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
The Key To Protecting Floors Is Proper Matting


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Maintain Floors By Increasing Cleaning Frequency


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Scrubbing And Stripping: Sprucing Up Floors For Spring


FOLLOW THREE PRINCIPLES WHEN DISCIPLINING JANITORS - cp - November 2013
HR: A Disciplinary Program For Janitors


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
What's The Difference Between A Spot and A Stain?


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Minimize Downtime With Effective Carpet Extractor Machines


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Carpet Drying Tools Reduce Resoiling


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Study Shows Launderable Shop Towels May Contribute To Metal Exposure


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Opposing Outook: Organization Rebuffs Launderable Shop Towels Study


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Do You Have A Social Media Team?


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Manufacturers Make The Switch To GHS Labels, SDS Sheets


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Spa Soaps Gain Entrée In The Away-From-Home Market


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Stop Dirt At The Door With Exterior Floor Mats


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Maintaining Commercial Floor Matting


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT - sm - August 2013
EPA Only Third-Party To Offer Green Ice Melt Certification


- news - 6/27/2013
xpedx Earns ENERGY STAR Designation


BSC PROFILE: CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Major Commercial Cleaning Services Nashville’s Premier Facilities
Robert Stewart's professional journey has taken him from Music Row to owning one of Tennessee's most successful cleaning firms

CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Cleaning ‘Nowville’ — Stewart Secures Tennessee's Sacred Institutions And Up-And-Coming Spaces


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Back To The Music Business — Sort Of


- news - 6/6/2013
NJSSA Golf Outing a Success


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
BSCs Expand Infection Control Services


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Tailoring Infection Control Programs to the Market


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN - cp - April 2013
Floor Stripping Tips


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Learning the GHS language


- news - 4/22/2013
MedAssets Recognizes Unisource As a Silver Supplier


- cp - February 2013
Immigration Reform 2013 Update
Four possibilities for immigration reform. Each would impact the commercial cleaning industry

- news - 2/11/2013
Grainger Honors Georgia-Pacific Professional With Supplier Performance Award


- news - 1/31/2013
Immigration Legislation Readdressed By Senate


- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green Restaurant Association (GRA)
Outlining the specifics of GRA, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- news - 9/20/2012
Enforcement Of Arizona Immigration Law Begins


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - June 2012
Who Is Your Mentor?
Every month, we ask BSCs a different question; these are their responses.

- sm - June 2012
The Benefits of Warehouse Rewards
Improve productivity by rewarding warehouse workers for exceptional job performance

- sm - June 2012
Sales Incentive Programs That Work
For distributors, success directly correlates to the effectiveness of their sales staff. The right sales incentive program can mean the difference between a hungry sales leader and a complacent rep

- news - 6/26/2012
Supreme Court Divided On Arizona Immigration Law Ruling


- news - 6/21/2012
Atlas Graham Appoints New Executive Vice President and COO


- news - 6/18/2012
Obama Immigration Policy Change Protects Children


- cp - April 2012
Adding Pest Control To Janitorial Operations
Integrated Pest Management allows BSCs to diversify into pest control services

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - March 2012
Odor Control Around Sensitive Occupants
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- news - 3/8/2012
Grainger Launches Mobile Web Site


- cp - February 2012
Know The Law: Immigration Legislation By State
What BSCs need to know about the immigration laws passed by Arizona, Alabama and other states

- news - 3/1/2012
Grainger Hosts Orlando Trade Show


- news - 2/15/2012
Georgia-Pacific Earns Grainger Awards


- sm - January 2012
Selling The Green Philosophy


- sm - January 2012
Green Consultants
When selling green cleaning programs, distributors should help customers identify sustainable practices already in place and pinpoint areas for improvement

- news - 12/14/2011
Supreme Court Reviews State Immigration Laws


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - October 2011
How Often Do You Perform Cleaning Inspections?


- news - 8/18/2011
Grainger Intends to Acquire Fabory Group


- news - 8/17/2011
Immigration Audits Drive Illegal Workers Underground


- news - 8/1/2011
Debate Continues of Employing Immigrants


- news - 5/27/2011
Supreme Court Upholds Immigration Law


- cp - April 2011
Cardinal's Kismet
How Jim DeGrado, president of Cardinal Building Maintenance, helped his company realize its green cleaning destiny

COVER STORY - cp - September 2010
Faces of the Frontline
College students, immigrants, retirees, moonlighters — an up-close look at today's janitorial workforce

EDITORIAL - cp - May 2010
Immigration Reform: There's Always An Excuse


COVER STORY - cp - March 2010
Overdue Diligence
How BSCs can avoid hiring undocumented workers

DISINFECTANTS - cp - March 2010
Green Disinfectants: Certification On Horizon Through EPA Pilot Programs


UP CLOSE: GREEN PRODUCTS - sm - March 2010
Environmentally Friendly Products Have Sales Reps Seeing Green
Selling green programs to new and existing customers is no longer an uphill battle

FROM THE EDITOR - sm - November 2009
Trash Talk


COVER STORY - sm - October 2009
Green Update


- news - 5/14/2009
E-Verify Program Gaining In Popularity


UP CLOSE: ODOR CONTROL - sm - March 2009
Conquering Restroom Odors
Proper use of fragrances and daily cleaning help quell unpleasant smells

CONTRACTINGINSIGHTS - cp - January 2009
Are You Following Immigration Laws?


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - November 2008
BSC First To Earn Hiring Certification


EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - November 2008
Executive Interview: Lonnie J. Williams
Award-winning minority BSC specializes in federal contracts

- news - 7/11/2008
Employers Fight Curbs on Illegal Immigrants


- news - 5/1/2008
Cracks in Crackdown on Illegal Workers


ISSA REPORTS APRIL 2008 - hs - April 2008
Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


NEWS - hs - April 2008
Industry News


BUSINESSCENTER - cp - April 2008
Health Insurance Costs Reduced With Wellness Programs
When workers are healthy, they are usually more productive and happier at work

- news - 3/13/2008
Congress Continues Focus on Immigration


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Understanding Microfiber Grades


- news - 11/5/2007
Custodians Attack Graffiti


NEWS - hs - November 2007
Industry Buzz


COVER STORY - cp - November 2007
The Road Ahead
A CP survey reveals contractors' expectations for 2008

- news - 10/15/2007
San Francisco Labor Leaders Denounce Federal Intimidation of Immigrant Workers


- news - 10/12/2007
Federal Judge Delays Bush's Illegal Worker Policy


- news - 10/4/2007
Immigration: Seasonal Jobs Threatened


EDITORIAL - cp - October 2007
Immigrant Labor: Thinking Outside The Box


- news - 9/25/2007
Immigration: DHS Set to Finalize New Verification Requirements for Employees


NEWS - hs - September 2007
Industry Buzz


- news - 8/17/2007
Immigration Raids May Be Halted For Upcoming Census


- news - 8/13/2007
Employers Fear Immigration Crackdown


COVER STORY - cp - August 2007
Staying Current on Immigration Reform
With reform laws failing in Congress, BSCs are back to square one. How to ensure your workers are legal

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - July 2007
Senate Defeats Immigration Reform For A Second Time
Plus: Newt Gingrich To Speak At ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America

- news - 6/29/2007
Immigration Bill Blocked By Senate


- news - 6/21/2007
Bush Urges Hispanics to Speak Up


- news - 6/8/2007
Immigration Legislation Stalls In Senate


- news - 6/1/2007
Hard Times for Immigrants


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - June 2007
Senate Legislation: Immigration Reform And Minimum Wage


- news - 5/22/2007
Immigration Bill Makes it Through Round One in Senate


- news - 5/18/2007
Senators Compromise on Immigration


- news - 5/17/2007
Immigration Bill Goes to Senate


- news - 5/10/2007
HR: English-Only Policies Result in Lawsuits


- news - 5/1/2007
Study Reveals that Jobs are Crucial for Immigrants


- news - 4/13/2007
Tax Time Refuels Immigration Debate


- news - 4/10/2007
Bush Stresses Immigration Reform in Recent Speech


- news - 4/5/2007
Immigration: Feds Suspect Cleaning Company of Hiring Illegals


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - April 2007
STRIVE Act: Congressmen Introduce New Immigration Reform Bill


- news - 3/20/2007
California City To Require Contractors To Check Workers' Status


- news - 3/16/2007
Businesses Busted by Immigration Debate


- news - 3/8/2007
State Contractor Banned for Using Illegal Workers


OPERATIONSLOG: EXTERIOR CARE - cp - March 2007
Exterior Care: Q&A With Graffiti, Grounds Care And Window-Cleaning Experts


- news - 2/23/2007
Immigration: Janitor Execs Charged Over Illegal Aliens


EDITORIAL - cp - February 2007
Immigration Debate Rages On


- news - 1/18/2007
Immigration is Still an Issue in 2007


- news - 1/16/2007
Fighting Immigration Through the Web


- news - 12/28/2006
New Measures Might Grant Citizenship to Illegal Immigrants


- news - 12/21/2006
Immigration Fraud Results in Arrests


- news - 11/24/2006
Immigrants Start Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business


- news - 9/8/2006
Immigration Reform: Still a Hot Topic


- news - 9/1/2006
Immigration: Illegal State Workers Arrested


- news - 8/18/2006
Immigration: Hotel Housekeepers Fight Back


- news - 8/15/2006
Immigration: Two Strikes And You’re Out


- news - 7/17/2006
State Police Cleaners Under Investigation


- news - 6/19/2006
Immigrants Value their Jobs as Janitors


- news - 6/15/2006
Janitors Strike in Connecticut


- news - 6/12/2006
Contractors Make Immigration Difficult to Track


EDITORIAL - cp - June 2006
Immigration Reform: A Potential Hot Spot For BSCs


COVER STORY - hs - June 2006
Immigration: Professional Housekeeping's Stake in the Great National Debate


- hs - June 2006
Immigration


TECHTALK - cp - May 2006
Computers Older Than Your Kids? Upgrade With Care


REGULATORY UPDATE - cp - November 2005
Immigration Law, Revisited
New bills propose to create work visas for illegal immigrants

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - March 2005
Vandalism: Graffiti Extends Beyond The Stereotypical Spray Paint
Vandalism

INDUSTRY BUZZ: BENCHMARKS - hs - February 2005
news


EVERY ISSUE - cp - September 2004
News Briefs


OPERATIONS LOG - cp - February 2004
Graffiti Psychology: Why Vandals Strike
Vandalism

EDITOR'S MESSAGE - cp - January 2004
Coming To America...Legally
Millions of illegal immigrants already work here. Is it time to allow them to stay?

EVERY ISSUE - cp - January 2004
Compliance File