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BSCAI MEMBER NEWS: PERSONAL HOME EXCLUSION January 2023
How to Secure a Personal Home Exclusion Tax Break












































COMMUNICATING IAQ STRATEGIES February 2022
Sharing IAQ Policies With Occupants


BACK TO BASICS February 2022
Labels Key To Selecting Disinfectants














IN THE FIELD: TEAMING UP November 2021
Managing Elevated Staffing, Training Protocols


IN THE FIELD: TEAMING UP November 2021
Exclusivity Contracts On The Rise













































BSCAI: COVID-19 DISINFECTION & SAFETY COURSE/CERTIFICATE August 2021
Get Certified In COVID-19 Disinfection Through BSCAI







GREENLIGHTING SUSTAINABILITY August 2021
How To Create A Green Cleaning Program


HEALTHY SCHOOLS: LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE August 2021
4 Lessons For Safe School Reopenings






GLOVES AND GOGGLES GALORE August 2021
Reinforcing PPE Best Practices



























BSCAI GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEBINAR: WASHINGTON POLICY UPDATE April 2021
BSCAI Federal Policy Webinar Available


ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES April 2021
Hybrid Learning Enhances School Cleaning


STRATEGIC SELL: POST-COVID SALES SUCCESS April 2021
Four Steps To Sales Transformation In 2021


KEEPING DOORS OPEN April 2021
OCCC Protocols Ensure Safe Events


KEEPING DOORS OPEN April 2021
Tips For Improving Employee Morale


KEEPING DOORS OPEN April 2021
Partnerships Pivotal To Infection Prevention












COVID-19 AND VACCINES: CAN YOU MANDATE THAT EMPLOYEES GET THEM? February 2021
Understanding Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccinations



LEARNING FROM OUR EXPERIENCES February 2021
Training, Supply Management Improves Cleaning Protocols












I’M FINE! (AND OTHER COVID LIES) November 2020
Stress Management Tips For BSCs


COVID CRACKDOWN November 2020
Protecting BSCs From Liability Claims




EVALUATING CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES November 2020
Tips For Choosing Between Infection Prevention Technologies


EVALUATING CLEANING TECHNOLOGIES November 2020
Evaluating Emerging Cleaning Technologies






STRATEGIC USE OF CHEMICALS November 2020
Green-Friendly Infection Control Practices


STRATEGIC USE OF CHEMICALS November 2020
Selecting Safe COVID-19 Disinfectants


RECRUITING WORKERS DURING COVID-19 October 2020
Hiring Strategies Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


RAMPING UP PPE PROTOCOLS November 2020
Steps For Implementing PPE


RAMPING UP PPE PROTOCOLS November 2020
Protocols That Reduce Cross-Contamination




WITH RESTROOMS, OCCUPANT ATTITUDES ALWAYS STINK November 2020
Reducing Occupant Complaints




DIAGNOSING DISPENSING METHODS October 2020
Infection Prevention Dispensing Technologies




ESTABLISHING IAQ PROTOCOL October 2020
BSCs Aid In Improving Indoor Air Quality




A CRUCIAL CLEAN October 2020
Tips To Promote Handwashing


COLOR CODING PROVIDES SIMPLIFICATION October 2020
Color Coding Simplifies Infection Prevention


RESEARCHING ROBOTICS October 2020
Robotic Cleaning Boosts Daily Efficiency






WITH ALL EYES ON CLEANING, DEPARTMENTS WOEFULLY UNDERSTAFFED October 2020
Managing Cleaning Departments As Demands Rise


LIGHTENING THE LOAD September 2020
Laundry Services Enhance Client Relationships


LIGHTENING THE LOAD September 2020
Creating On-Site Laundry Programs


LIGHTENING THE LOAD September 2020
IoT Equipment Boosts Operational Efficiency



SUPPORTING FOODSERVICE CUSTOMERS September 2020
Packaging, Supply Strategy Key To Foodservice Success


SUPPORTING FOODSERVICE CUSTOMERS September 2020
Pandemic Shifts Equipment Demands


CUSTOMERS COME FIRST September 2020
Crisis Doesn't Change Core Business Strategy


HAND HYGIENE AND COVID-19 September 2020
Handwashing Key To Infection Prevention


HAND HYGIENE AND COVID-19 September 2020
Facilities To Adopt Touchless Products


HAND HYGIENE AND COVID-19 September 2020
Setting A Template For Pandemic Preparation



LAUNCHING INTO UNCHARTERED TERRITORY September 2020
Facility Managers Prepare For School Year


CLEANING DURING COVID SHUTDOWN September 2020
Closures Allow For Restoration Projects


CLEANING DURING COVID SHUTDOWN September 2020
Reopening Requires Multi-Department Planning





STICKING TOGETHER September 2020
Helping Clients With Pandemic Tension







MAINTAINING ORDER September 2020
Promoting Effective COVID-19 Protocol


DISINFECTION COURSE OUTLINES ELEVATED STANDARDS August 2020
Earn A COVID-19 Safety & Disinfection Certificate


KEEPING A LEVEL HEAD September 2020
Cleaning For Health Includes Self-Care







WE’RE STILL IN THIS TOGETHER September 2020
Pandemic Adjusts Cleaning Needs








POSITIONING BSCS FOR PANDEMIC SALES August 2020
Avoiding Predatory Business During Outbreak
















LENDING A HAND August 2020
Distributors Provide Pandemic Consulting


LENDING A HAND August 2020
Chemical Safety Guidance For Customers


LENDING A HAND August 2020
Meeting Increased Cleaning Demands











CREATING CONNECTIONS August 2020
Virtual Customer Connections Are A Necessity


8/12/2020
Handwashing Tips














































OPTIMIZING CLEANING PROPOSALS June 2020
Building Safety Emphasized For BSCs


BSCAI’S COMMERCIAL CLEANING RESOURCES FOR COVID-19 June 2020
BSCAI COVID-19 Resources And Webinars




NEW REALITIES FOR JAN/SAN DISTRIBUTORS June 2020
Adapting To Changes In Distributor Services


NEW REALITIES FOR JAN/SAN DISTRIBUTORS June 2020
Managing Pandemic Supply Shortages


NEW REALITIES FOR JAN/SAN DISTRIBUTORS June 2020
New Pandemic-Induced Customer Needs


EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS: FRANK TREVISANI, BSC, SPARTAN CHEMICAL COMPANY June 2020
Spartan Chemical's Frank Trevisani Discusses Cleaning For Health









CHECK OUT BSCAI’S NEW PODCAST: CONTRACTING CONVERSATIONS June 2020
New BSCAI Podcast To Cover Pandemic Response



APPROACHING CONTRACTS DURING THE COVID-19 TRANSITION June 2020
Discussing Client Needs Before Reopening




INTRODUCING THE WINNERS June 2020
Top Cleaning Chemical Products










LEANING INTO THE PANDEMIC June 2020
Adapting To Sales In A Digitally-Dominated Economy



ADAPTING TO COVID-19 CHALLENGES June 2020
Managing Inventory Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic


ADAPTING TO COVID-19 CHALLENGES June 2020
Virtual Training And Procedural Shifts


ADAPTING TO COVID-19 CHALLENGES June 2020
Connecting With Staff And Maintaining Morale





DISTRIBUTORS CAN BE A 'REOPENING RESOURCE' June 2020
New Procedures, Facility Layouts Require Distributor Consulting




TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS June 2020
Reducing HAI's Wth Touchpoint Disinfecting


TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS June 2020
Cleaning Hospital Equipment, Bedside Area


TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS June 2020
Cleaning Soft Surfaces In Healthcare Facilities


TARGETING HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTION HOTSPOTS June 2020
Consistent Protocol Key To Infection Control






DON’T SOCIAL DISTANCE SUSTAINABILITY June 2020
How To Be Sustainable In The Days Of Coronavirus







FACES OF THE FRONTLINE June 2020
Hospital Janitors Embrace Hero Role During COVID-19


THE NEW NETWORKING June 2020
Reconnecting At The Virtual Cleaning Summit
















STAY INFORMED WITH BSCAI GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS April 2020
Congress Approves Coronavirus Relief Packages

































CORDED VS. CORDLESS CONSIDERATIONS April 2020
BSC Vacuum Selection Depends On Price, Facility Type








ROUTINE CLEANING CAN ALSO BE NEW AND NOVEL April 2020
Classic Cleaning Routines Are Made To Fight Coronavirus















REINFORCING CHEMICAL PROTOCOL April 2020
Chemical Training Vital To COVID-19 Management


CLEANERS AND DISINFECTANTS April 2020
Best Practices For Chemical Handling, Storage


CLEANERS AND DISINFECTANTS April 2020
Developing An Effective Training Program























ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS April 2020
Education, Protocols And Products To Combat COVID-19


ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS April 2020
Cleaning, Disinfecting Both Vital In COVID-19 Protocol


ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS April 2020
Electrostatic Sprayers Serve As Accurate Cleaning Tool


ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS April 2020
Distributors Supply Products And Guidance During Pandemic


BE AN ELITE BSC April 2020
Navigating A BSC In A Pandemic


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK April 2020
Cleaning: One Activity COVID-19 Can't Cancel























FROM THE EDITOR April 2020
Industry Finally Seen For What It Is
















CLEANING: A CRUCIAL FUNCTION OF PUBLIC HEALTH April 2020
COVID-19 Outbreak Emphasizes Cleaning Budgets, Frontline Support
























SOFTEN AMAZON’S BLOW WITH ERP SOFTWARE February 2020
How Amazon Has Set The Bar High On Distribution












SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS October 2019
Previewing ISSA Show 2019


SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS October 2019
Educational Opportunities At Industry Event


KICKING THE BUCKET September 2019
There's Still A Place For The Mop And Bucket










ZEROING IN ON GERMS April 2019
Top Hiding Spots For Germs And Bacteria


ZEROING IN ON GERMS April 2019
Schools Tackle Germ Hotspots






SOFTWARE HELPS CUSTOMIZE CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS February 2019
ERP Solution Improves Business Performance


THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN November 2018
Alternatives To Traditional Waste And Recycling


THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN November 2018
Truly Sustainable Method To Managing Waste


THINK OUTSIDE THE BIN November 2018
Gaining Support For Sustainable Initiatives


LEARN TO LIVE WITH CHANGE September 2018
'Who Moved My Cheese' Helps Businesses Adapt






PRIORITIZING CLEANING OVER EVERYTHING ELSE August 2018
Dirty Schools Impact Student Performance







STANDING UP TO BIG E-COMMERCE February 2018
The Struggle Of Facing The Amazon Business Marketplace



TEAMING UP ON GREEN CLEANING November 2017
Sustainable Cleaning Is A Shared Responsibility


TEAMING UP ON GREEN CLEANING November 2017
Communicating Green Cleaning Initiatives


AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE August 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2017 Adds Plenty Of New Elements




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK August 2017
Two Great Conventions In Las Vegas



















ACHIEVING MAXIMUM POTENTIAL February 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 Sees Strong Distributor, Exhibitor Turnout
The North America show lived up to its theme of “unleashing the industry’s untamed potential” during this one week when key leaders and decision makers in the commercial cleaning industry come together


PLENTY OF POTENTIAL AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN August 2016
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 Heads To Chicago


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones






ISSA/INTERCLEAN SHINES BRIGHT February 2015
Thousands Visit Orlando For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS November 2014
Backpack Vacuums Improve Efficiency And Productivity


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS November 2014
Benefits to Using Backpack Vacuums


ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 TO BE BIGGER THAN EVER September 2014
ISSA Orlando Boasts Four Keynotes And Four Days Of Education





TEACHING GERM WARFARE June 2014
Breaking Down How Germs Are Spread


TEACHING GERM WARFARE June 2014
Explanation Of The Five Levels Of Clean
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

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





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


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


LEARN BIG IDEAS IN THE BIG APPLE February 2014
WFBSC 2014 Congress Comes To New York




SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Janitorial Distributor Sales Up Nearly 2 Percent


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Redefining The Distribution Sales Model


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Successful Distributors Sell Solutions, Not Products


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Healthcare, Industrial Cleaning Fuel Jan/San Sales


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Product Sales Bounce Back, Paper Still Reigns


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH October 2013
Jan/San Professionals Optimistic About The Future





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


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











February 2013
How ISSA and CIRI Developed The Clean Standard: K-12
Scientists are using research to test school surfaces and define the true meaning of clean

February 2013
Setting K-12 School Cleaning Standards
ISSA and CIRI are developing the Clean Standard: K-12 to standardize cleaning in schools

February 2013
Get to Know the 2012 FTC Green Guides
FTC Green Guides were recently revised, here’s what you need to know

February 2013
2012 Sales Leader: Bruce Browne, Penn Jersey Paper Co.
Bruce Browne, Penn Jersey Paper says his keys to success are organization and technology

COVER STORY June 2012
Product Labeling: Examining The Push For Ingredient Disclosure Laws
Protecting janitorial workers is a priority for environmental groups lobbying for full ingredient disclosure mandates

ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY June 2012
LEED 2012 Postponed, Renamed LEED v4
LEED v4 changes cleaning credits

January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Smooth And Groovy
Bill Allen, Fagan Sanitary Supply, West Elizabeth, Pa.

January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: The Government Guru
Brad Bobbitt, AmSan, Pennsauken, N.J.

January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Diamond in the Rough
Lindy Hebert, Sanitary Supply Co., Beaumont, Texas

January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Living the American Dream
Hector Herrera, Armchem International Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Wise Beyond His Years
Josh Brown, Northern Colorado Paper



November 2011
Jan/San Distribution Industry Holding Water
Sanitary Maintenance's latest sales study shows modest gains for distributors. Is the worst of the recession finally behind us?

November 2011
Dixon Boosts Clean with (OS1)
Certification audit showcases safety and green opportunities for one middle school

MARKET PROFILE: EDUCATION June 2011
In Schools, Cleaning For Health Prioritizes Children's Wellness
As outsourcing of educational accounts continues to rise, BSCs are developing partnerships by providing green expertise

April 2011
Third-Party Green Certifications Lead To New Opportunities
An overview of LEED AP, GS-42, CIMS-GB and (OS1) certifications

COVER STORY February 2011
2011 Buyer's Guide
Sanitary Maintenance's online Buyer's Guide features manufacturers, wholesalers, product and brand-name listings to make sourcing products and suppliers a breeze

IN THE NEWS January 2011
Plenty of Action At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


AROUND THE INDUSTRY November 2010
Study Identifies The Germiest School Surfaces


SPECIAL PRODUCTS SECTION November 2010
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2010 Product Showcase
The latest innovations from the Orlando trade show

SPECIAL SECTION October 2010
2010 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Show Guide


ASHKIN ON GREEN October 2010
See Green At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


AROUND THE INDUSTRY October 2010
Superbug A Potential Threat In U.S.



FROM THE EDITOR October 2010
Fraudulent Falls On The Rise


EDITORIAL October 2010
Infection Control Should Never Rest


SHOW GUIDE October 2010
2010 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Show Guide


ASSOCIATION UPDATE September 2010
ISSA Elects 2010 Board Members


ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2010 PREVIEW September 2010
This Year's Show Is 'All About You'
Distributors have the opportunity to steer the content of Orlando trade show

TEAM SOFTWARE / SPONSORED September 2010
Technology That Keeps Your Business Flexible
Team Software / Sponsored

FROM THE EDITOR August 2010
Put Cleaning At The Head Of The Class


INFECTION CONTROL August 2010
MRSA Still A Concern For Schools
As a new academic year approaches, distributors can help custodial crews prepare for possible staph infections

COVER STORY August 2010
Cut Out?
Custodial outsourcing is on the rise in K-12 schools. Make sure you're a pivotal link in the supply chain or risk losing business

ASSOCIATION UPDATE June 2010
Another Strong Year For NJSSA's Supply Line



UP CLOSE: HAND SANITIZER June 2010
Post-Pandemic Hand Hygiene
H1N1 made the public realize the importance of clean hands, which is strengthening hand sanitizer sales year-round

PEOPLE AND COMPANY NOTES May 2010
People And Company Notes: May 2010


FEATURES April 2010
Infection Control: Cleaning Helps Ward Off Global Pandemic
Best practices that got facilities through a long stretch of pandemic and flu season threats

PRODUCTS March 2010
New Products: March 2010


FROM THE EDITOR February 2010
Connect With The Right Audience


COVER STORY February 2010
2010 Buyer's Guide
Sanitary Maintenance's online Buyer's Guide features manufacturers, buying groups, wholesalers, product and brand-name listings to make sourcing products and suppliers a breeze

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

FROM THE EDITOR January 2010
The Next Trend Of The Decade



UP CLOSE: INFECTION CONTROL November 2009
Combatting H1N1 In Office Buildings
Proper disinfection methods and hand washing are critical to reducing influenza outbreaks

ONLINE REPORT November 2009
Promoting Hand Washing
Proper hygiene is the number one defense against viruses

ONLINE REPORT November 2009
Targeting H1N1
Disinfectants Aid In Pandemic Preparedness

COVER STORY September 2009
Pandemics: Ready...Or Not
A likely H1N1 outbreak this flu season has BSCs revisiting pandemic game plans



AROUND THE INDUSTRY September 2009
H1N1 Could Infect 50 Percent Of The Population


ASSOCIATION UPDATE September 2009
ISSA Elects 2010 Board Members











REGARDING... May 2009
Cleaning Receives Mixed Messages



ONLINE REPORT April 2009
H1N1 Fact Sheet For Cleaning Professionals
What industry professionals need to know about swine flu

FROM THE EDITOR May 2009
An Opportunity To Be The Expert



COVER STORY April 2009
Campaigning For Green
More and more states are proposing green cleaning legislation aimed at schools. A look at how civic-minded distributors are leading the charge

FROM THE EDITOR April 2009
Drive Green Initiatives


ASSOCIATION UPDATES January 2009
NJSSA Moves Supply Line 2010


CERTIFICATION July 2008
Certifications For BSCs Elevating The Industry
Third-party cleaning certifications growing in popularity among BSCs


NEWSWORTHY August 2006
Avian Flu: What Distributors Can Do


COVER STORY July 2006
Avian Influenza (Bird Flu): H5N1
Avian influenza: What are the chances of a human pandemic? A look at the cleaning concerns and solutions BSCs should start thinking about NOW