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ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE October 2023
Sanitary Maintenance Reflects on the Resilient 2000s




















PROMOTING PAPER SUSTAINABILITY February 2023
Promoting Sustainable Towel and Tissue Options




CONTINUING A LEGACY January 2023
BSCAI President Shares Goals for 2023








8/22/2022
BOMI Names New CEO





ARE YOU READY FOR WELL? June 2022
WELL Certification Emphasizes Facility Reopening














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





LUKE TAKES THE REINS February 2021
Outlining The Value Of A BSCAI Membership


BSCAI'S COVID-19 DISINFECTION & SAFETY COURSE NOW AVAILABLE IN SPANISH February 2021
COVID-19 Certification Course For BSCs








CONTRACTORS CONVERGE ON BALTIMORE February 2020
Targeted Education Slated For Clean Buildings Expo





GOOGLE GOES WITH GREEN CLEANING November 2019
Google's Green Cleaning Initiative Started Out Rough










GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP April 2019
Flooring Standards Facility Managers Should Know


GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP April 2019
Steps To Improving Floor Safety


GIVING SLICK FLOORS THE SLIP April 2019
Signs Stop Slips And Falls


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM April 2019
Green, Sustainable Survey Outlines Cleaning Trends


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM April 2019
Survey: Green Cleaning Trends


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM April 2019
Where Sustainable Practices Fit In Facilities


GROWING A GREEN PROGRAM April 2019
Survey Dives Into Green Certifications




HOW VALUABLE ARE YOUR VALUE-ADDED SERVICES? July 2018
Increase Business Revenue By Charging For Assistance






PROGRESS IN GREEN CLEANING April 2018
Evolution Of Green Cleaning Initiatives







GHS COMPLIANCE — WHEN CUSTODIAL MANAGERS CAN EXPECT THINGS TO CHANGE May 2015
Prepare For The Next Round Of GHS Requirements







HEALTHCARE CLEANING June 2014
BSCs Fill In Medical Cleaning Staff Gaps



HEALTHCARE CLEANING June 2014
Infection Control Training Is Key To Success


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD October 2013
Green Certified Ice Melt And It's Effectiveness


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS August 2013
How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment






THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN April 2013
Green Guides Updated By FTC


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN April 2013
Differentiating One Green Label From Another


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN April 2013
Distributor Support Green Training


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN April 2013
Get To Know The Green Guides



PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE April 2013
Certified Distributors Can Provide Walkway Audits







November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Outlining the specifics of FSC, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: EcoLogo
Outlining the specifics of EcoLogo, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green Seal
Outlining the specifics of Green Seal, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Outlining the specifics of EPA, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

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

November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green-e
Outlining the specifics of Green-e, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products


November 2012
Green Certifications For Towel And Tissue
Breaking down the green certifications outlined on towel and tissue products









November 2011
Government Accounts Require Attention To Detail
Putting effort into securing these accounts pays off with steady revenue

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



June 2011
Gaining Third-party Certification For Private Label Products
Third-party certifications are not carried over from their private label manufacturer




UP CLOSE: TOWEL & TISSUE April 2011
Paper Manufacturers Are On A Sustainable Roll
Paper manufacturers have taken towel and tissue products to a whole new level with sustainable forestry

MANUFACTURER FORUM April 2011
Green Vs. Green-Certified Chemicals


FEATURES February 2011
Outlining Green Certifications
Updating the latest green certifications and what they mean to HS readers


UP CLOSE: TOWEL & TISSUE August 2010
Know Your Green Paper Certifications
Green paper products come with a laundry list of certifications. Breaking down what each one means


FROM THE EDITOR March 2010
Putting Cleaning In The 'Spotlight'


COVER STORY March 2010
Cash In on the 'New Cleaning'
End user trends are changing, but distributors still have a critical role to play


COVER STORY November 2009
The Right 'Stuff'
Are jan/san distributors meeting end user needs? How you match up


COVER STORY November 2009
Polling Green
Four out of five BSCs now use green cleaning products, according to a Contracting Profits survey

FEATURE August 2009
Carpet Care Certifications
CRI answers the demand for environmental standards in carpet care equipment

COVER STORY April 2009
Green Goes Platinum
How Chicago's FBI building became the first LEED-EB: O&M Platinum-certified facility

FEATURE August 2008
LEED Facilities: Going For The Gold, And Even Platinum
LEED takes 'going green' to a new level





MARKET PULSE March 2008
Disinfectants: Finding A Green Alternative
Disinfection plays a significant role in most facilities' cleaning regimes. But because disinfectants can't be certified green, distributors are helping end users find healthy alternatives


FEATURE February 2008
Green Labeling
Third-party organizations are expanding certification programs to help in-house cleaning managers achieve sustainable goals











GREEN CLEANING May 2007
Examining Green Certification Updates
Lead third-party organizations are offering more ways than ever for BSCs to be environmentally friendly

FEATURE April 2007
The Green Continuum
As the momentum towards green cleaning grows, cleaning managers find alternative ways to implement environmentally friendly cleaning practices

NEWS April 2007
Industry Buzz








NEWS February 2007
Industry Buzz







COVER STORY December 2006
Green Certification
Helping distributors see the forest for the trees





COVER STORY November 2006
A World Of Difference
Product innovation. Best practice. Professionalism. The “Euro-Edge” When It Comes to Cleaning



NEWSWORTHY September 2006
Greenstar: A New Certification Player



GREENGUIDE November 2005
Green Seal's Cleaning Service Standard: Making A Move Toward Certification
Taking a closer look at Green Seal's Cleaning Service Standard


May 2005
Green Seal, OS(1) Certification: Guaranteed Green
A look at two new BSC certification programs - the impact on business and credibility

HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT February 2005
Green Cleaning Certification: Gone Green? Got Evidence?
Manufacturers are putting their money where their mouth is and proving their green-cleaning worth