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SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Hand Washing Prevents Cold And Flu


SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Positioning Soap And Sanitizer


SCHOOL STARTS WITH CLEAN HANDS – August 2017
Tips To Encouraging Hand Washing


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Cleaning Tips For Cold And Flu Season




THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Determining Soap Quantities For Proper Handwashing


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Promoting Proper Handwashing Techniques


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE – August 2016
Cost To Controlling Soap Quantities
Downsizing soap dispenser shots might save stock, but it could compromise handwashing practices


DISTRIBUTOR’S ADVICE REAPS SOAP SAVINGS – June 2016
Case Study: Foam Soap Can Save Customers Money





DOWNSIZING HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS – April 2016
Fill A Need With Small Hand Sanitizer Dispensers


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM – April 2016
Examining The Life Cycle Of Restroom Fixtures


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM – April 2016
When To Convert To Touch-Free Restrooms



SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
The Cost Of Poor Hand Hygiene


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Proper Hand Washing Techniques


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Products That Improve Hand Washing Compliance


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS – February 2016
Help With Hand Washing


CASE STUDY: COUNTER MOUNT SOAP DISPENSER SAVES TIME AND MONEY – August 2015
Counter-Mounted Soap Dispenser Is Easier For Customers, Workers



THE DIRT ON SOAP – June 2015
Tips For Improving Handwashing



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


SOAPS FOR VULNERABLE OCCUPANTS – May 2015
Mild Soaps Prove Best For Children, Elderly




SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
Customizing Restroom Dispensers Sends A Message


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
Branding Restrooms Supports Facility Goals


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE – April 2015
The Future Of Restroom Customization


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM – April 2015
Techniques To Improve Hand Washing In Schools


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM – April 2015
Steps To Boost Hand Hygiene


INDUSTRIAL SOAPS SHOULD BE HARDWORKING, BUT GENTLE ON HANDS – February 2015
The Right Industrial Soap Can Keep Employees Happy






ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS UNDER ATTACK – November 2014
Triclosan Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Health Benefits




HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Improving Hand Washing Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Washing Programs Can Reduce Hospital Infections


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Washing Posters Reinforce Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE – October 2014
Hand Hygiene Goes High Tech





BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE – May 2014
Hand Hygiene Monitoring and Surveillance Systems


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE – May 2014
Engage Staff To Increase Handwashing Compliance Rates



BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
CDC: 35 Percent of Occupational Diseases Are Skin-related


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Avoid Dry, Cracked Hands With Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Matching Hand Soap To The Industry Setting


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES – April 2014
Best Practices For Laundry Efficiencies


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Facilities Test Restroom Branding


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Spreading The Message With Dispenser Ads


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH – February 2014
Restroom Advertising In Action


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS – October 2013
Tips To Selecting Soaps And Sanitizers


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS – October 2013
Choosing Between Foam, Green And Antibacterial Soaps






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


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS – August 2013
Feel The Difference With High Quality Foam Hand Soap


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS – August 2013
Boost Hygiene — And Your Business — With Luxurious Hand Soaps



SOAP SELLING POINTS – June 2013
Price Matters In Commercial Hand Soap Sales


SOAP SELLING POINTS – June 2013
End-Users Prefer Foam Hand Soap






SHOWERED IN SAVINGS – April 2013
Shower Amenities Result In Big Savings


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS – April 2013
Financial Savings To Wall-Mounted Amenities



– February 2013
Scented Hand Soap Not Recommended In Commercial Cleaning Market
Commercial hand soap must appeal to the masses

– February 2013
Restroom Complaints: Empty Soap Dispenser And Dead Batteries
How building service contractors can ensure soap dispensers remain stocked and functioning properly


– February 2013
Soap Dispenser Placement: Determining The Right Number
How many soap and hand sanitizer dispensers should be installed in each facility?

– February 2013
Purchasing Commercial Hand Soap
Commercial hand soap is not all the same. Here are the important features to look for when purchasing




– November 2012
Cleaning To Prevent Whooping Cough
Disinfecting and hand washing will help prevent the spread of whooping cough


– November 2012
Touchless Soap and Paper Dispensers Reduce Usage, Costs
Restroom users appreciate not touching dispensers; cleaning professionals and facility executives like the savings







– September 2012
Hand Sanitizer Facts
A closer look at green claims, expiration dates and placing sanitizers that will encourage use

– September 2012
Hand Washing Programs That Include Sanitizers
Pros and cons of using alcohol-based hand sanitizers in a proper hand washing program


– September 2012
Various Options of Hand Sanitizer
Outlining the varieties of hand sanitizer and the facilities they are best suited for

– September 2012
Soap vs. Sanitizer
Explaining the differences between soap and sanitizer and whether it is necessary to include both in the restroom

– September 2012
Manual Foam Soap Dispenser Stops Restroom Complaints
Building service contractor sees spike in complaints after switching to touch-free soap dispensers

– September 2012
Hands Free Soap Dispenser Still Gives A Good Impression
Many facilities are switching back to manual products, but when image matters most, end users choose touchless soap dispensers


– September 2012
Manual Soap Dispenser Making A Comeback
Battery costs associated with touchless products are driving more end users to install manual soap dispensers


– August 2012
Soap Dispensers: Preventing Cross-Contamination
Ensuring clean, bacteria-free dispensers requires planning, time, or a change to bag-in-box or cartridge dispensers

– August 2012
Bulk Soap Dispensers: Examining The Potential For Bacterial Contamination
Study discovers contamination even in soaps with preservatives meant to prevent it




MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – February 2012
Should Hand Sanitizer Be Placed In Schools, Prisons and Restrooms?
Not all facilities want to use an alcohol-based product; plus do restroom users need both soap and hand sanitizer?

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – February 2012
Tips To Minimize Soap Waste
In addition, soap and hand sanitizer drips can damage surfaces

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – February 2012
Hand Washing: How To Encourage Restroom Users
Tips to improve hand washing; plus, when antibacterial soap should be used

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE – February 2012
Hand Sanitizer: What Makes It Green?
Analyzing the environmentally friendly aspects of hand sanitizer; plus a discussion about the product’s shelf life

– January 2012
Industrial Soap Sales Strategies
On-site testing is essential for selling industrial soap



– November 2011
Touch-free Soap And Paper Towel Dispensers Are Money Savers
Touch-free soap and paper towel dispensers can be tailored to reduce product overuse in public restroom



– September 2011
The Scoop On Sanitizers
Distributors break down the advantages of hand sanitizers, proper placement and use

– September 2011
Soap vs. Sanitizer: What's The Difference?
Outlining the unique benefits of using both soaps and sanitizers






SOAP – March 2011
The Biggest Soap Seller
Distributors find bulk soap sales are outpacing cartridge sales

UP CLOSE: SOAP – March 2011
Simplifying Soap
Multi-soap dispensers let customers install a variety of soaps throughout the building, while requiring only one type of model

FEATURES – February 2011
Restroom Dispensers Boost Hand Hygiene
Proper soap and paper towel selection can help facilities boost hand washing and overall employee health


SOAP & HAND SANITIZERS – February 2011
Anti-Microbial and Green Soap Differences Explained
Manufacturers outline the differences between various types of soap options on the market

INFECTION CONTROL – January 2011
Check-Up On Hospital Cleaning
Changes to how hospitals are reimbursed for Medicare and Medicaid patients have cleaning staffs ramping up their cleaning efforts

SOAP & HAND SANITIZERS – November 2010
Green And Biobased Products Continue To Evolve


FEATURES – October 2010
Coming Clean On Hand Soap
Hand soaps can be easily contaminated — making them a "playground" for bacteria


AROUND THE INDUSTRY – April 2010
Bulk Soap Dispensers Can Contaminate Hands


ASSOCIATION UPDATE – March 2010
SDA Changes Name, Elects New Board


UP CLOSE: SOAP AND HAND SANITIZER – March 2010
Preventing Dermatitis Without Sacrificing Good Hand Hygiene
Frequent hand washing reduces the spread of infectious disease, but it also severely dries out skin

UP CLOSE: RESTROOM CARE – January 2010
H1N1 Impacts Touch-free Product Sales
More facilities are making the switch to touch-free restroom products in light of the current H1N1 pandemic


FEATURE – June 2009
Soap & Sanitizer: Infection Control Begins With Hand Hygiene
Soaps and hand sanitizers can have a big impact on personal and economic welfare

UP CLOSE: SOAP – April 2009
Contaminated Hands?
Study finds refillable soap dispensers can be breeding grounds for bacteria

ASHKINONGREEN – March 2009
Green Soap And Hand Sanitizer Options


OPERATIONSLOG: TOUCH-FREE PRODUCTS – February 2009
Touch-free Technology Improvements Reduce Costs


FEATURE – November 2008
Soap, Towel & Tissue: Stop Bacteria In It's Tracks
Promoting a healthy environment begins with the development of a proper hand-washing program

ASSOCIATION UPDATES – August 2008
ISSA 2009 Board Members Elected


UP CLOSE – July 2008
Restroom Care: Encouraging Hand Washing
Appealing products, correct equipment and appropriate signage help promote proper hand hygiene

UP CLOSE – June 2008
Soaps: The Crossover Appeal To Multiple Markets
Certain features make specific soaps desirable for more than one business sector

FACE OF THE INDUSTRY – March 2008
SDA Announces Board Of Directors



CLEANING OPERATIONNS: WASHROOM CARE – November 2007
Soaps Or Sanitizers: The Great Debate
Misconceptions regarding the functions of soaps and sanitizers can result in misuse. Educating cleaners on the proper uses can improve health among building occupants




NEWS – September 2007
Industry Buzz


NEWSBRIEFS – September 2007
SEIU Victories Continue




MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE – June 2007
Soaps Or Sanitizers: The Great Debate
Misconceptions regarding the functions of soaps and sanitizers can result in misuse. Distributors can help educate end users on proper uses - and create a healthier world in the process

OPERATIONSLOG: SOAP, TOWEL & TISSUE – April 2007
How To Reduce Restroom Waste
Don’t be afraid to let the roll run out. If you change rolls before you need to, that is a total waste of product






OPERATIONSLOG: SOAP AND TOWELS – August 2006
Encouraging Hand Washing: Finding the Right Products



MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE – June 2006
Types Of Soap: How To Pick Correctly
With hundreds of soaps and scents to choose from, finding the right combination revolves around a facility’s preferences

RESTROOM CARE – September 2005
Soap and paper dispensers: Finding a match for disparate facility needs
This is not a “one-dispenser-fits-all” market. Taking advantage of your myriad product options

CLEANING OPERATIONS: DISPENSERS – October 2004
Restroom: Soap and Paper Dispensers are Seen as a Critical Restroom Component
Challenges and solutions regarding today’s designs

OPERATIONS LOG – September 2004
Paper And Soap Dispensing Trends: Big, Simple And Stylish
Dispensers

EVERY ISSUE – March 2004
News Briefs