Learn about Cleaning Topic: soap


- sm - February 2017
2016 Sales Leader: Lisa Nichols, Industrial Soap Company


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


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


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

- cp - June 2016
Connected Restroom Dispensers Save Time


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


HELP FOR HOTELS - sm - May 2016
Amenities Dispensers Make Hospitality Market More Appealing To Distributors


- sm - May 2016
Customer Benefits To Wall-mounted Shampoo Dispensers, Soap Dispensers


- sm - May 2016
Marketing Hotel Soap Dispensers, Shampoo Dispensers To Customers


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


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


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


- sm - February 2016
Learn ADA Standards For Dispensers, Hand Dryers


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


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
Proper Hand Washing Techniques


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


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
Help With Hand Washing


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


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Should Facilities Look For Soaps Without Mirobeads


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Tips For Improving Handwashing


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Where Soaps Fall Into Green And Sustainable Programs


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


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


- sm - May 2015
Antimicrobial Soaps Are Not Always Necessary


- sm - May 2015
Green Soap Reduces Irritation, Environmental Impact


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


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE - hs - April 2015
Branding Restrooms Supports Facility Goals


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE - hs - April 2015
The Future Of Restroom Customization


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


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


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


- cp - February 2015
Choosing The Best Soap For Each Facility


- cp - February 2015
Consider The Environmental Impact Of Soap


- cp - February 2015
Industrial Soaps Are A Necessity


- sm - February 2015
High-end Bathrooms Need Foam Soap


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


- sm - November 2014
Customers Are Already Asking For Triclosan-Free Soap


- sm - November 2014
Opponents Want Antimicrobial Soap Choice Left Up To Consumers


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


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


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


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


- news - 8/28/2014
Study: Hand Sanitizers Have Little Effect On School Absences


- news - 7/22/2014
Hand Washing Program That Reduced HAIs by 80 Percent


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
Healthcare Facilities Look To Technology To Improve Hand Hygiene


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


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


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
"Wash Your Hands" Signage, Foam Soap and Moisturizers Provide Additional Hand Hygiene Solutions


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


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


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


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


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Facilities Test Restroom Branding


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


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Restroom Advertising In Action


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS - hs - October 2013
Tips To Selecting Soaps And Sanitizers


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


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS - hs - October 2013
How Health Outbreaks Elevated The Importance of Hand Sanitizing


- news - 10/22/2013
Study: Alarming Increase in Sick People Reporting to Work


- news - 10/21/2013
Promoting Handwashing In Schools


- news - 9/19/2013
Survey: 73 Percent Of People Believe A Bad Restroom Indicates Poor Management


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


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


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


- news - 7/10/2013
Study Reveals Hand Sanitizer Efficacy


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


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


SOAP SELLING POINTS - sm - June 2013
Antibacterial Hand Soap Is First Choice For Healthcare Facilities


- news - 6/18/2013
Study Reveals Poor Hand Washing Practices


- news - 5/16/2013
Workshop Showcases How Antibacterial Products Are Judged Effective


- news - 4/25/2013
Minnesota Students Honored for Fight Against “Handwashing Horrors”


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS - hs - April 2013
Shower Amenities Result In Big Savings


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


- news - 3/14/2013
Role Of Hand Hygiene In Healthcare And The Debate Between Soap And Sanitizer


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

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

- news - 2/21/2013
Hand Sanitizers And Their Effect On Flu Prevention


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

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

- news - 1/31/2013
Program Promotes Handwashing In Schools


- news - 1/28/2013
ACI Comments That Research, Reports on Antibacterial Ingredient Distorted


- news - 1/2/2013
Cleaner Workplaces Can Translate Into Fewer Sick Days


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

- news - 12/13/2012
Schools Require Handwashing As Part Of Student Schedule


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

- news - 12/5/2012
Survey: Handwashing Determined By Restroom Fixtures


- news - 12/3/2012
Tips To Promote Hand Hygiene During National Handwashing Awareness Week


- news - 11/27/2012
Cleaning Industry Helps Those Affected by Superstorm Sandy


- news - 11/20/2012
Handwashing Program Offers Rewards To Schools


- news - 11/9/2012
Five Steps To Preventing Flu in the Workplace


- news - 10/22/2012
Survey Reveals Poor Handwashing Habits


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

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

- news - 10/3/2012
Study: Schools Can Cut Risk of Illness by Implementing Hygiene Programs


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

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

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

- sm - 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

- news - 9/25/2012
Hand Hygiene Improving, Studies Say


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

- news - 9/12/2012
Survey: More People Forgo Hand Washing


- cp - 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

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

- news - 7/13/2012
AFFLINK Welcomes Ideal Soap and Chemical


- news - 3/22/2012
Health Department Compares Soaps And Sanitizers


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

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

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - 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

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

- sm - January 2012
Best Markets For Selling Industrial Soap


- news - 11/29/2011
Proper Hand Hygiene Helps Prevent Flu


- sm - 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

- news - 11/14/2011
Soaps Impact on Sustainability


- news - 10/20/2011
Survey: Barriers to Handwashing in School


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

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

- news - 7/26/2011
How Antibacterial Soaps Contribute to Healthy Living


- news - 5/9/2011
Hand Sanitizers Carry Unproven Claims to Prevent MRSA Infections


- news - 5/4/2011
Using Contaminated Soap Spreads Bacteria


- news - 5/3/2011
New Website Highlights Antibacterial Soaps


- news - 4/12/2011
Reject Ban Of Antibacterial Chemical, Says ACI


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

UP CLOSE: SOAP - sm - 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 - hs - February 2011
Restroom Dispensers Boost Hand Hygiene
Proper soap and paper towel selection can help facilities boost hand washing and overall employee health

- news - 3/2/2011
NY Seeks Contents, Health Impacts to Cleaners


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

INFECTION CONTROL - sm - 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 - cp - November 2010
Green And Biobased Products Continue To Evolve


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

AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - May 2010
FDA Investigating Use Of Triclosan In Antibacterial Soap


AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - April 2010
Bulk Soap Dispensers Can Contaminate Hands


ASSOCIATION UPDATE - sm - March 2010
SDA Changes Name, Elects New Board


UP CLOSE: SOAP AND HAND SANITIZER - sm - 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 - sm - 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

- news - 6/9/2009
Standards for Soaps, Cleaners, and Shower Products


FEATURE - hs - 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 - sm - April 2009
Contaminated Hands?
Study finds refillable soap dispensers can be breeding grounds for bacteria

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - March 2009
Green Soap And Hand Sanitizer Options


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


FEATURE - hs - 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 - sm - August 2008
ISSA 2009 Board Members Elected


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

UP CLOSE - sm - 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 - sm - March 2008
SDA Announces Board Of Directors


- news - 12/6/2007
Cleaning Hands, Saving Lives: Stopping the Spread of Staph


CLEANING OPERATIONNS: WASHROOM CARE - hs - 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 - 10/30/2007
Clean Hands Save Lives: Stopping the Spread of Staph


- news - 10/18/2007
SDA Unveils Resource on Hard Surface Cleaners & Disinfectants


- news - 9/26/2007
New Green Seal Standard for Soaps and Shower Products


NEWS - hs - September 2007
Industry Buzz


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - September 2007
SEIU Victories Continue


- news - 8/21/2007
Antibacterial Soaps Show No Additional Health Benefits


- news - 6/26/2007
SDA Defends Hand Sanitizer Safety


MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE - sm - 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 - cp - 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

- news - 2/13/2007
Soap: Common Sense Needed In Discussions Over Hand Sanitizer Use


- news - 2/1/2007
Education: Clean School Report Card Survey


- news - 1/8/2007
Soap: Public Interest Drives Hand Sanitizer Use


- news - 12/6/2006
Soap: Hand Washing Awareness Week Sparks Debate Over Antibacterial Soap


- news - 11/29/2006
Soap: Elementary School Kids do Little to Beat Germs


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


- news - 6/19/2006
EcoLogo and Green Seal Launch Green Hand Soap Criteria


MARKET PULSE: WASHROOM CARE - sm - 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 - hs - 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 - hs - October 2004
Restroom: Soap and Paper Dispensers are Seen as a Critical Restroom Component
Challenges and solutions regarding today’s designs

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

EVERY ISSUE - cp - March 2004
News Briefs