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– 1/22/2020
Employee Retention Tips












































– 1/8/2020
Aramark Names New CFO





























ELECTROSTATIC PROVIDES EXTRA PROTECTION DURING FLU SEASON – November 2019
How One BSC Prevents Illness Using Electrostatic Tech




















FIVE TIPS FOR BETTER BIDS – November 2019
Accurate Bidding And Estimating Key To Bottomline Growth


AWARDING SERVICE – November 2019
A Cleaning Company That Gives Back





AWARDING SERVICE – November 2019
BSCAI Names Its Employee Of The Year


AWARDING SERVICE – November 2019
The People Who Received BSCAI’s Highest Honors





CLEANING UP RECYCLING – November 2019
Contaminated Waste Harms Business, Sustainability Efforts


CLEANING UP RECYCLING – November 2019
Distributors Must Educate Customers On Recycling Guidelines


CLEANING UP RECYCLING – November 2019
Proper Receptacles Lead To Correct Recycling






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


GOOGLE GOES WITH GREEN CLEANING – November 2019
How Google Embraces Zero Waste


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – November 2019
Weltin Moves On To Cover Facility Maintenance







THE FUTURE OF CLEANING LIES IN STANDARDIZATION – November 2019
Why Standardized Cleaning Is Important












A LESS TOXIC APPROACH TO INFECTION CONTROL – November 2019
Cleaning’s Role In Public Health


A LESS TOXIC APPROACH TO INFECTION CONTROL – November 2019
Cleaning And Disinfecting Must Be Done In Two Steps


READY, SET, SELL! – November 2019
How To Speed Up Sales Performance







CURATING KNOWLEDGE HELPS UNLEASH IT – November 2019
Search The Web Strategically For Green Cleaning Products







– 12/5/2019
Winter Carpet Care Tips




CASE STUDY – November 2019
No-Touch Cleaning Keeps Schools Spotless


THREE REPORTS MANAGERS NEED FOR SUCCESS – November 2019
BSC Bosses Must Have This Information







KEEPING PACE WITH HIGH-TRAFFIC FACILITIES – November 2019
Sensor Technology Simplifies Restroom Stocking


KEEPING PACE WITH HIGH-TRAFFIC FACILITIES – November 2019
IoT Advancements Measure Employee Performance


HAND DRYER MUST-HAVES – November 2019
What Attributes To Look For In A Hand Dryer


HAND DRYER MUST-HAVES – November 2019
Noise A Factor For Hand Dryers


HAND DRYER MUST-HAVES – November 2019
Some Desire Hand Dryers With HEPA Filters









EMBRACING MICROFIBER – November 2019
Transitioning To Microfiber Mops


EMBRACING MICROFIBER – November 2019
Microfiber Promotes Efficiency, Ergonomics


SHOULD JANITORS RECEIVE RAISES EACH YEAR? – October 2019
When To Give Janitors High Wages















AVOIDING RESTROOM TROUBLES – November 2019
Top Restroom Cleaning Challenges


AVOIDING RESTROOM TROUBLES – November 2019
Eliminating Restroom Odors









REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Trim On-The-Job Accidents


REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Prevent Common Custodial Injuries


REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Dodging Chemical Hazards


REDUCING WORKER INJURIES – November 2019
Promoting Workplace Safety







PROTECTING CLIENTS DURING COLD AND FLU SEASON – October 2019
How To Start An Infection Control Program









STRESSING SAFETY – November 2019
Custodial Managers Emphasize Employee Safety







HOW THE JANITOR CAME TO BE – October 2019
A Tribute To Janus, The Keeper Of Keys










BACK TO VEGAS FOR BSCAI – October 2019
Annual BSCAI Event Boasts Meaningful Education


INCREASING THE CIRCULARITY OF FACILITIES LIFE – October 2019
Products As A Service Promotes Cleaning Efficiency


– 11/6/2019
HAI’s Down Nationwide




SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS – October 2019
Getting To Know The ISSA Show Speakers





CASE STUDY: GETTING A GRIP AT LONG JOHN SILVER'S – October 2019
Popular Retailer Capitalizes On Floor Matting


WHAT IS YOUR CORPORATE PERSONA? – October 2019
Company Culture, Community Involvement Drives Sales










CULTIVATING PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES – October 2019
Boost Efficiency By Empowering Staff


CULTIVATING PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES – October 2019
Supplying Tools Staff Need To Succeed








– 10/30/2019
Greenest Campuses Ranked




BENEFITS OF ERGONOMICS – October 2019
Ergonomics Promotes Safety, Boosts Morale






THE CONDUCTOR – October 2019
EBP Supply Solutions Lead With Vision And Hustle


LOOKING OUTSIDE OF JAN/SAN – October 2019
Diversified Lines Offer Jan/San Distributors New Revenue Sources






THE VALUE OF ICE MELT – October 2019
Proper Ice Melt Products Mean Safer Surfaces


THE VALUE OF ICE MELT – October 2019
Proper Application Of Ice Melt Improves Effectiveness







PUSHING CARTS – October 2019
Janitor Carts Present Selling Opportunity







ADOPTING ON-SITE GENERATION – October 2019
Researching On-Site Generation Technology


ADOPTING ON-SITE GENERATION – October 2019
Facilities Find Success With Water Technologies







PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
Embrace Cordless Vacuum Cleaners


PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
The Benefit Of Cordless Backpacks


PULLING THE PLUG – October 2019
JanSan Distributors Know Their Cordless Vacuums


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
How Cleaning Impacts Hospitality And Retail Facilities


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Cleaning Prevents School Sickness And Absenteeism


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Fighting Infections In Healthcare Facilities


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
The Importance Of Cleaning In Foodservice Areas


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
What Slips And Falls Can Cost Facilities


CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Prevent Spread Of Infection In Commercial Businesses





CRACKING THE CODE – October 2019
Statistics That Justify Cleaning Costs And Investments










FROM THE EDITOR: KNOWLEDGE IS POWER – October 2019
Facility Managers Use Data To Support Cleaning Initiatives



– 10/17/2019
4M Makes Staffing Changes




SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS – October 2019
Highlighting ISSA 2019 Keynote Addresses







SHOWCASES, SEMINARS AND SLOTS – October 2019
Previewing ISSA Show 2019


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


WISH LIST – September 2019
What End Users Want From Jan/San Distributors



– 10/15/2019
Triple S CEO Retires




















– 10/9/2019
Aramark Names New CEO






– 10/9/2019






– 10/8/2019
Brady Assists Nonprofits














WHICH REP FOR THE JOB? – September 2019
To Go With An Inside Or Outside Sales Rep


WHICH REP FOR THE JOB? – September 2019
Who Needs Outside Sales Reps






















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


SMALL PLASTICS UNDER A MICROSCOPE – September 2019
Prevent Small Plastics From Slipping Through Recycling Cracks







FROM THE EDITOR – September 2019
End Users Prefer Distributors Over Amazon



– 9/25/2019
Tips For Using Degreaser





ESTABLISHING STAFF ENGAGEMENT – September 2019
Six Steps To Successful Staff Engagement


DON’T NEGLECT SOFT SURFACES IN PATIENT ROOMS – September 2019
Hospital Bed Mattress, Curtains Require Attention


DON’T NEGLECT SOFT SURFACES IN PATIENT ROOMS – September 2019
The Problem With Sanitizing Soft Surfaces


DON’T NEGLECT SOFT SURFACES IN PATIENT ROOMS – September 2019
Alternatives To Disinfecting Soft Surfaces











– 9/20/2019
Bad Flu Season Expected











EMBRACING ROBOTIC FLOOR SCRUBBERS – September 2019
Autonomous Cleaning Equipment Helps Facilities In A Big Way


EMBRACING ROBOTIC FLOOR SCRUBBERS – September 2019
Workers Respond To Robotic Floor Equipment


INITIAL SUCCESS REQUIRES ADAPATATION – August 2019
Book Helps Make More Successful Leaders


– 9/17/2019
AHE Presents Awards





THE POWER OF PEER GROUPS – August 2019
With Peer Groups, BSCs Don't Go It Alone


THE POWER OF PEER GROUPS – August 2019
Networking With Contemporaries Requires Constant Communication






SECURE STRONG HIRES – September 2019
Benefits Of Changing Hiring Strategies


SECURE STRONG HIRES – September 2019
Promoting Employee Benefits To Potential Hires


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – August 2019
Employee Onboarding Vital For BSCs











EDITOR'S NOTE: PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE – September 2019
Facility Cleaning Managers Plan For The Future Of Their Departments



– 9/11/2019
Why Turnover Can Be Good




CLEANING ON THE FIRST SHIFT – August 2019
Vacuum Helps Make The Switch To Day Cleaning







OVERCOMING HURDLES – September 2019
Recommendations For Staffing And Recruiting Custodians


OVERCOMING HURDLES – September 2019
Management Advice On Cleaning Struggles







WHAT CUSTOMERS WANT – August 2019
The Ideal BSC According to Facility Executives














THE RISE OF ROBOTS – August 2019
Cleaning Robots Drive Business Innovation


THE RISE OF ROBOTS – August 2019
Automation An Asset To Janitor



FREETIME – August 2019
Making Sales And Milking Cows




– 9/3/2019
How IAQ Impacts Lives









SOCIAL MEDIA'S INFLUENCE ON BUYER BEHAVIOR – August 2019
Social Media And Sales


FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – August 2019
California Janitor Creates A Safe Work Environment










SHOULD YOU ‘CRUSH’ YOUR COMPETITION? – August 2019
Support Your Industry 'Rivals'


SUPPLYING THE CORRECT ICE MELT – August 2019
The Science Of Selling Ice Melt


SUPPLYING THE CORRECT ICE MELT – August 2019
Developing A Diversified Salt Portfolio


SUPPLYING THE CORRECT ICE MELT – August 2019
Sell On More Than Price


















VISION FOR SUCCESS – August 2019
SupplyDen Fulfills Childhood Dream


VISION FOR SUCCESS – August 2019
An Emphasis On Business Ethics


VISION FOR SUCCESS – August 2019
The Importance Of Web Presence










– 8/20/2019
Zep Names New CEO











COMPETING WITH AMAZON – August 2019
Doing Business Against An E-Commerce Giant


























































WHAT’S THAT SMELL? – June 2019
Pot Legalization Brings Attention To Odor Control



– June 2019
How To Get Rid Of Odors











DISINFECT FASTER WITH ELECTROSTATIC TECHNOLOGY – June 2019
Electrostatic Sprayers Reduce Sickness, Save Time











BE AN ELITE BSC – June 2019
Can Cleaning Accounts Be Too Small?


















END USERS NEED HELP WITH BATTERY CARE – June 2019
Distributors Should Teach Customers About Battery Use



– June 2019
Wet-cell Battery Worries
































MANAGING CLEANING EXPECTATIONS – June 2019
How Home Economics Helped Shape The Profession Of Clean


THE STRATEGIC SELL – June 2019
Closing Sales Is Overrated






FACILITY FOCUS: CREATING A BETTER FAN EXPERIENCE – June 2019
High-Speed Hand Dryers Keep Restrooms Clean And Long Lines Moving Quickly


FACILITY FOCUS: CREATING A BETTER FAN EXPERIENCE – June 2019
Gillette Stadium Sustainability Efforts


TIME TO EMBRACE DASHBOARD SOFTWARE – June 2019
Fix Flaws With Business Intelligence Dashboard Software




FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – June 2019
Chicago Day Porter Known For Kindness, Hard Work


FROM THE EDITOR – June 2019
The Answer To Infection Control


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Hospital Acquired Infections Drive Cleaning Demand


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Train Staff On Proper Cleaning And Disinfecting


TACKLING TENACIOUS HAIS – June 2019
Disinfecting Processes That Reduce HAIs


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – June 2019
Award To Recognize The Next Generation Of BSC Leaders


SMART DISPENSERS REQUIRE SMART DISTRIBUTORS – June 2019
Time To Promote The IoT-Equipped Restroom





PREPARING TOMORROW’S LEADERS – June 2019
Strategies To Identify And Build Future Cleaning Managers


PREPARING TOMORROW’S LEADERS – June 2019
Prepare Prospective Cleaning Leaders



IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Create Recycling Programs That Work


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
The History Of Recycling


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Reduce Recycling Contamination


IS YOUR RECYCLING PROGRAM IN THE DUMPS? – June 2019
Financial Benefits Of Proper Recycling Programs


EDITOR'S NOTE: RECRUITING? GOOD LUCK – June 2019
Cleaning Managers Struggle To Fill Departmental Vacancies


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Cleaning Executives Comment On Management Priorities


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Survey Outlines Facility Cleaning Budgets


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Cleaning Managers Outline Purchasing Trends


2019 MANAGEMENT SURVEY – June 2019
Staffing Challenges Many Cleaning Departments Face








INDUSTRY STATISTICS – April 2019
2019 Building Service Contractor Market Report


IN THE FIELD – April 2019
High Vacuuming Improves Indoor Air Quality






CATCHING GHOST EMPLOYEES – April 2019
A Form Of Payroll Fraud That Is Frightening




FREETIME: THE OVER 50 SOCCER STAR – April 2019
Vice President Of Impact Products Is A Soccer Star



FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – April 2019
Chicago Janitor Keeps Coworkers, Customers Happy


BRANDING THE RESTROOM – April 2019
Customized Soap Dispensers Help School Show Pride




KNOW THE REASONS BEHIND YOUR ACTIONS – April 2019
Gain Leadership Skills By Asking "Why?"



VACUUM SUCCESS – April 2019
Productivity Gains Of Backpack Vacuums


FROM THE EDITOR – April 2019
Sanitary Maintenance Gets New Look


A UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS FOR CUSTODIANS – April 2019
Custodians Deserve Equal Treatment


PUT IT IN DRIVE – April 2019
Laws, Labor Market Causing Truck Driver Shortage






NAVIGATING THE OCEAN OF INDOOR PLASTIC – April 2019
How Departments Can Reduce Their Environmental Imprint











FACILITY FOCUS: ADVANTAGES TO WATER TECHNOLOGIES – April 2019
Aqueous Ozone Controls Pollutants And Protects Staff


FACILITY FOCUS: ADVANTAGES TO WATER TECHNOLOGIES – April 2019
Testing Effectiveness Of Cleaning Technologies


FACILITY FOCUS: ADVANTAGES TO WATER TECHNOLOGIES – April 2019
Training Staff On Advantages Of Water Technologies


LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE LABRINTH – April 2019
Buying Groups Help Distributors Win In Healthcare


– April 2019
Communicating Value


FROM THE EDITOR – April 2019
Clean Buildings Expo Impresses


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


ZEROING IN ON GERMS – April 2019
Schools Tackle Germ Hotspots


THE AIR WE BREATHE – April 2019
Identify And Eliminate Indoor Air Pollutants


THE AIR WE BREATHE – April 2019
How To Clean The Air


THE AIR WE BREATHE – April 2019
Systems That Tackle Indoor Air Contaminants


COACHING IS CRITICAL – April 2019
Sales Managers Must Provide More Direction


– April 2019
Use Data To Improve Reps


– April 2019
Trust The Sales Process


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




FROM THE EDITOR – March 2019
Amazon Strikes Jan/San Distributors Again


HELPING PREVENT THE FLU – March 2019
Stopping Sickness With Hand Sanitizer Stations




DEFINING YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER – February 2019
The Final Step To Scaling Up Your Cleaning Company


APPEALING TO CUSTOMERS – February 2019
Why BSCs Should Embrace Sustainability



CLEAN BUILDINGS EXPO SET TO DEBUT IN BALTIMORE – February 2019
Free Industry Trade Show Nears


– February 2019
Education Schedule For CBE


A HANDBOOK FOR THE CLEANING INDUSTRY – February 2019
New Book Helps BSCs To Thrive


NEW YEAR, NEW LEADER – February 2019
BSCAI President Talks Goals For 2019









FACES OF THE FRONTLINE – February 2019
Longtime Janitor Viewed As "Soldier On The Frontline"


HOLDING ON – February 2019
What BSCs Must Do To Solve Retention Woes





THE HONORABLE BRYAN SMITH – February 2019
Jan/San Professional Serves Role In Local Government






ROBOTS ARE CHANGING DISTRIBUTORS' ROLES – February 2019
Autonomous Cleaning Equipment Force Distributors To Consult More




GREEN CLEANING COLUMN – February 2019
Growth In Sustainable Innovation


STRIKING A BALANCE – February 2019
Understanding Customers Key To Inventory Control




BSCS' ROLE IN BRINGING IOT TO THE RESTROOM – February 2019
Smart Dispensers, Faucets Keep Visitors Happy



BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Survey: Why Schools Implement Green Cleaning


BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Driving The Green Cleaning Movement In Schools


BENCHMARKING THE GREEN CLEANING MOVEMENT – February 2019
Advocating For Health Schools


RECRUITING GENERATION NEXT – February 2019
What Millennials In The Workplace Desire




CORDLESS BACKPACK VACUUM SAVES ON LABOR – February 2019
A Purchase That Helps Business Grow


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Identify Common Germs Found In Facilities


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Protection From Pathogens


TAKING CONTROL OF INFECTIONS – February 2019
Life Span Of Germs And Cleaning Efficacy


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


CONTROLLING DUST CONTROLS INFECTIONS – February 2019
Using Vacuums To Fight The Spread Of Infections


CONTROLLING DUST CONTROLS INFECTIONS – February 2019
Vacuum Features Best Suited For Healthcare Facilities


GET READY TO VOTE – February 2019
Distributor Choice Awards Near


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Hospitals Fight Quat Binding While Fighting Infections


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Tips To Prevent Quat Binding


QUAT BINDING QUERIES – February 2019
Alternatives To Disinfecting With Quats




BETTER COMMUNICATION LEADS TO HAPPIER WORKPLACE – November 2018
Book Helps Improve Relationship With Coworkers


CLEANING VS. DISINFECTING: USING THE RIGHT TERMS – November 2018
Know The Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfecting And Sanitizing



BUILDING A COMPANY AROUND ROBOTICS – November 2018
Business Uses Robotic Cleaning Technology To Empower Workers



HOW BSCS CAN CREATE A SCALABLE MODEL – November 2018
A Blueprint To Help Business Expand


BRINGING VINYLS BACK – November 2018
Jan/San Industry Vet Enjoying Successful Music Career


DISINFECTANT RECOMMENDATION REDUCES C. DIFF CASES – November 2018
Two-Step Cleaning Process Improves Hospital Conditions


UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA STUDIES UP ON GREEN – November 2018
Environmentally-Friendly Cleaning Program Saves School $400,000 A Year




SOFTWARE BUSTS GHOST EMPLOYEES AND EXPOSES TIME FRAUD – November 2018
Technology Helps Avoid Labor Deceit


GREEN CLEANING: LOOK WHAT THE OCCUPANT DRAGGED IN – November 2018
Identify And Combat Cleaning Challenges


THE INNOVATION IMPASSE – November 2018
Jan/San Distributors Must Change With The Times


BIG SHOES TO FILL – November 2018
Start Leadership Succession Planning Today





FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – November 2018
Report Helps Determine Ideal Cleaning Cost


EXAMINING THE COMP – November 2018
Sales Rep Salaries In Jan/San


FACILITY FOCUS – November 2018
Cleveland Clinic Shares Lessons In Waste Diversion


FACILITY FOCUS – November 2018
Fighting Contamination In Recycling


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


PRESTIGIOUS HONORS – November 2018
BSCAI CLEAN Awards Given To Industry Elite




THE RIGHT MACHINE FOR THE JOB – November 2018
Selecting The Best Vacuum For Distributors' Largest Markets



MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Matting Programs Protect Floors And Facility Occupants


MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Choose Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls


MATTING IS A MUST – November 2018
Mats That Help Protect Flooring Investments


GIVING GERMS MORE ATTENTION – November 2018
High-Touch Surfaces Need Improved Disinfecting


PAPER TRAIL FROM A TO Z – November 2018
Explaining Sustainable Paper Products


PAPER TRAIL FROM A TO Z – November 2018
Defining Green Paper Terms


FROM THE EDITOR – November 2018
IoT Takes A Step Forward


CLEANING BY THE NUMBERS – November 2018
Report Outlines Staffing, Costs And Frequencies Of Cleaning


CAN A SELF-MANAGED SALES FORCE SUCCEED? – October 2018
Better Sales Performance Coaching Needed


SERIOUS RACQUETBALL – October 2018
Pro-Link Manager Has Major Game


A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
Changing Roles In Redistribution


A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
Advantages Of Using A Jan/san Wholesaler



A VALUABLE PIECE – October 2018
How To Choose A Wholesale Distributor



PURCHASING PRIORITIES – October 2018
Factors To Consider When Buying Floor Care Equipment




STOP THE TRANSPORT OF PATHOGENS – October 2018
Combat Pathogens At Their Source


STOP THE TRANSPORT OF PATHOGENS – October 2018
Cleaning Technology Fights Contamination


BEHIND THE TIMES – October 2018
Jan/San Distributors Must Embrace E-Commerce



– October 2018
Features Make The Website



PROPONENTS OF PROPORTIONERS – October 2018
What To Consider When Introducing Proportioners


PROPONENTS OF PROPORTIONERS – October 2018
Advantages Of Pre-measured Chemical Packages


TARIFFS' IMPACT ON DISTRIBUTORS – October 2018
Taxes On Chinese Imports Could Affect Jan/San Industry


– October 2018
ISSA Voices Concern


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Clean, Shiny Floors Create An Impression


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
The High Price Of Shiny Floors


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Low-Maintenance Flooring Options For Facilities


CHASING THE SHINE – October 2018
Tips For Long-Lasting Floor Shine


FROM THE EDITOR – October 2018
Amazon Launches Jan/San Private-Label Line


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


BUILD THE TEAM THAT WILL GROW YOUR BUSINESS – September 2018
How To Form The Right Leadership Team


REDUCING SLIP-AND-FALL HAZARDS – September 2018
Floor Chemical Examinations Lessen Falls




SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Cleaning Industry Veterans Share Management Tips


SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Management Advice For New And Veteran Cleaning Executives


SHARPEN YOUR SKILLS – October 2018
Biggest Challenges Cleaning Managers Face





GROWING WITH THE INDUSTRY – September 2018
Preparing McLemore Building Maintenance For The Future




– September 2018
Leaving A Legacy


GUIDING TEENS – September 2018
Dalco Enterprises President Gives Back To Youth


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – September 2018
Recognizing Cleaners


WHY WATER WORKS – September 2018
Cleaning Managers Embrace Engineered Water












LAUNDRY DISPENSER RESTORES CUSTOMER SATISFACTION – October 2018
Updated Equipment Reduces Emergency Calls


SELLING SUSTAINABILITY – September 2018
Iowa-Des Moines Supply Goes Beyond Green Cleaning Products




DEVELOP HEALTHY LEADERSHIP INTENTIONS – September 2018
Defining What It Means To Be An Effective Leader


BSCAI GOES BIG IN DALLAS – September 2018
Conference Educates Building Service Contractors



DEFANGING THE DUST BUNNIES – September 2018
Tips To Tackling Dust And Improving Health


NEW HOST CITY FOR ISSA SHOW – September 2018
Speakers, Innovative Products Highlight ISSA Show North America




PREPARING FOR A DIGITAL AGE – September 2018
Digital Tools To Have Large Impact On Distribution Business


– September 2018
Beating Amazon





ATTRACTING MILLENNIALS – September 2018
Company Culture, Perks Entice Young Adults



WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Impact Of Poor Indoor Air


WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Identify The Source Of Restroom Odors


WHAT DOES A CLEAN RESTROOM REALLY SMELL LIKE? – September 2018
Train Staff To Tackle Odors In The Restroom


FROM THE EDITOR – September 2018
ISSA 2018 Puts Innovation On Display


MANAGEMENT SURVEY – September 2018
Survey Examines Priorities Of Cleaning Managers


MANAGEMENT SURVEY – September 2018
Annual Survey Examines Cleaning Budgets


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Advantages Of Compact Floor Machines


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Productivity Advantages Of Small Autoscrubbers


THE UPSIDE TO DOWNSIZING FLOOR MACHINES – September 2018
Using The Right Floor Equipment Improves Cleaning Outcomes



CRAFTING A VISION IS THE FIRST STEP TO SCALING UP – August 2018
Take Your Business To The Next Level



ENCAPSULATION SAVES TIME, MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT – August 2018
Take Your Carpet Care Further




TRACKING JANITOR PRODUCTIVITY WITH APPS – August 2018
Exploring Evidence-Based Cleaning






DENVER BRONCOS STAY SAFE THANKS TO NEW ICE-MELT SOLUTION – August 2018
Case Study: Stadium Experiences Success From Ice Melt Solution


SPINNING TUNES ALONGSIDE THE BUFFER – August 2018
Creating Policies For Music In The Workplace


INSPIRED TO FILL MY FREETIME – August 2018
Gretchen Roufs Celebrates Subjects Of Her Columns


DIVERSIFYING INTO NEW CHEMICAL PROPORTIONER MARKETS – August 2018
Warewashing and Laundry Programs Can Help Distributors Grow Profits




FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – August 2018
BSCs Should Join The Zero Waste Movement




SPREADING AROUND SICKNESS – August 2018
Hospital Floors Wrongfully Ignored



CONTAMINATED SOAP CONTAMINATES HANDS – August 2018
Risks Of Using Bulk Soap Dispensers




GREAT LEADERS OWN THEIR DECISIONS – August 2018
Book By Navy SEALS Provides Tools For Commercial Cleaning Heads


THE POWER OF PEERS – August 2018
Peer-To-Peer Networking Helps Solve Issues


THE STRATEGIC SELL – August 2018
B2B Trends Reshaping Inside Sales



SHOPPING FOR CARTS – August 2018
Choosing The Right Cleaning Cart Or Caddy


SHOPPING FOR CARTS – August 2018
Importance Of Organized Cleaning Carts


FROM THE EDITOR – August 2018
Educating The Distributor





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


ORDERING INSIGHT – August 2018
An Examination Of The End Users' Purchasing Habits


FACILITY FOCUS: CHEMICAL SWITCH USHERS IN GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2018
Changing Chemicals Propels Green Cleaning Program


FACILITY FOCUS: CHEMICAL SWITCH USHERS IN GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2018
Benefits Of Streamlining Cleaning Chemicals


CLEARING THE AIR – August 2018
Hand Dryer Manufacturers Discuss Industry Trends









OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Techniques To Achieving Green Cleaning Buy-In


OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Research That Supports Sustainability In Schools


OVERCOME COMMON GREEN CLEANING MISTAKES – August 2018
Communicating And Promoting Green Cleaning Initiatives





CLEANING THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – August 2018
Campus Residents Push For Green And Sustainable Initiatives


CLEANING THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND – August 2018
University Specializes On Strategies Resulting In Success


CLEANING THAT FOCUSES ON STUDENT HEALTH – August 2018
Schools Shift Focus To Cleaning For Health









– 8/8/2018
GP PRO Talks IoT


















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







K-12 SCHOOL REDUCES LUNCHTIME WASTE – July 2018
Waxie and EcoSafe Team Up To Teach Environmental Sustainability








CRACKING THE ICE MELT ORDERING MYSTERY – July 2018
Doing Ice Melt Homework Saves Distributors Money








OPPORTUNITY & ACQUISITION – July 2018
Imperial Dade Grows Company With Calculated Aggression








INNOVATION AWARD WINNERS – July 2018
Robot Technology Garners High Praise At Interclean





CLEANING'S FUTURE ON DISPLAY – July 2018
Compact, Truly Autonomous Robots Entice Cleaning Industry









FROM THE EDITOR – July 2018
Germs Deserve Our Attention




BOOK CLUB – June 2018
Life Lessons From The Janitor


CLEAN RESTROOMS MEAN BUSINESS – June 2018
Spray-And-Vac Cleaning Provides Clean Appearance






CERTIFIED SUCCESS – June 2018
Cleaning Accreditation Boosts Professional Growth




SIT OR STAND, JUST DON'T WALK – June 2018
Riding Commercial Floor Cleaners Superior To Walk-Behind Machines


SIT OR STAND, JUST DON'T WALK – June 2018
Selecting The Right Floor Scrubber









ADAPT, MIGRATE OR DIE – June 2018
Staffing Challenges Facing Cleaning Departments




IF COW BELLS COULD TALK – June 2018
Supporting Staff Through Interaction And Positive Feedback


THREE WARNING SIGNS OF BAD CUSTOMERS – June 2018
How Building Service Contractors Can Spot Good Clients















MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Reducing Cleaning Worker Injuries Through Improved Ergonomics


MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Ergonomic Improvements That Reduce Worker Injuries


MANAGING WORKPLACE ERGONOMICS – June 2018
Create A Culture Of Safety For Custodians















THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
Value Of Premium And Budget Floor Pads


THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
How Floor Pads Convert To Labor Dollars


THE TRUE COST OF FLOOR PADS – June 2018
Proper Care And Safety Tips For Floor Pads







CHOOSING FULL COVERAGE – June 2018
Disinfect Hard-To-Reach Surfaces


CHOOSING FULL COVERAGE – June 2018
Reduce Labor Costs With Electrostatic Cleaners








KNOCK OUT – June 2018
Fighting For Insourced Cleaning




FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – June 2018
Trade Show Shows Future Of Cleaning Industry



MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Promote Safety And Aesthetics Through Matting


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Benefits Of Incorporating Mats Into Floor Care Programs


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Choosing Mats Based On Floor Type And Seasonality


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Floor Mats: The Most Overlooked Areas Within Facilities


MATTING THAT HELPS PROMOTE SAFETY – June 2018
Re-Evaluating Matting Programs Means Deciding Whether To Rent Or Buy


INDUSTRY TESTIMONIALS: GIVING GRATITUDE – May 2018
A Magazine That Aids Company Branding










EDITOR'S NOTE – June 2018
Attracting And Working With Millennials



– May 2018
Dawn Of The Sales Rep





JAN/SAN LEADER FOR 75 YEARS – May 2018
Sanitary Maintenance Celebrates Publication Milestone







MENTORING THE NEXT GENERATION – May 2018
Newly Retired Sanitary Maintenance CEO Helped Shape Mentee's Life


SURVIVING IN THE AGE OF AMAZON – May 2018
E-Tailers Forcing Distributor Sales Reps To Evolve





INDUSTRY STATISTICS – April 2018
2018 Report On The Building Service Contractor Market



IOT-EQUIPPED DISPENSERS HELP REDUCE COMPLAINTS – April 2018
Data Generation Helps Track Towel, Soap Supply



SEASONAL STRATEGIES FOR PEST MANAGEMENT – April 2018
Overcoming Seasonal Pest Challenges In Facilities


SEASONAL STRATEGIES FOR PEST MANAGEMENT – April 2018
Prevent Pests With Regular Inspections


HIRING THE RIGHT MANAGER – April 2018
Identifying Desirable Leadership Qualities


PROGRESS IN GREEN CLEANING – April 2018
Evolution Of Green Cleaning Initiatives


PROGRESS IN GREEN CLEANING – April 2018
Future Of Cleaning Green


TRANSITION TO ELECTROSTATIC MACHINE PROVES SUCCESSFUL – April 2018
Electrostatic Cleaning Helps Improve Business



ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCT MITIGATES HIGH-TRAFFIC RESTROOM ODORS – April 2018
Companies Team Up To Freshen Famed Railway Station




THE STRATEGIC SELL – April 2018
PIM Systems Help Distributors Stay Organized


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
How To Properly Clean Restrooms And Mitigate Infections


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
Removing Soils From Public Restrooms


CLEANING FOR PUBLIC HEALTH – April 2018
Cleaning Technology Fights Restroom Bacteria


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Benefits Of Cleaning Carpets Using Encapsulation


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Sustainable Advantages To Encapsulation


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Putting Carpet Cleaning Polymers To The Test


CAPTURING THE ESSENCE OF ENCAPSULATION – April 2018
Outline When To Encapsulate Or Extract Carpeting


FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK – April 2018
CBE Will Bring BSCs And Facility Executives Together





BE MORE THAN A CLICK AND A BOX – April 2018
Buying Groups Help Distributors Compete Against E-Tailers



VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
DACA Dilemma Could Cause Janitorial Staffing Issues


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
Turnover Would Hamper Commercial Cleaning Services


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
A Path To Work Eligibility


VACANCY DUE TO IMMIGRATION – April 2018
Immigration Debate To Continue Through The Fall


EXPANDING YOUR BRANDING – April 2018
Chemicals Offer Entry Into Private Labeling


EXPANDING YOUR BRANDING – April 2018
Brand Strategy Involves Knowing When To Expand



FREETIME: THE LANTERN WHISPERER – April 2018
Freetime: Sales Manager Collects, Repairs Vintage Lanterns


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Controlling Waste Streams In Facilities


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Turn A Waste Stream Into A Revenue Stream


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Zero Waste In Three Simple Steps


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
The Future Of Zero Waste


FROM THE EDITOR: DESERVING WINNERS – April 2018
Distributor Choice Awards A Blast To Oversee


ZEROING IN ON ZERO WASTE – April 2018
Benefits Of Launching A Composting Program



IF YOU CAN’T BEAT ‘EM, REDIRECT ‘EM – April 2018
Techniques To Steer Facility Initiatives In A More Sustainable Direction



















CASE STUDY: BATTERY MAINTENANCE REDUCES CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS – March 2018
Good Floor Care Starts With The Right Battery


FROM THE EDITOR – March 2018
Buyer's Guide Helps Keep Tabs On The Industry









THE BENEFITS OF BRAND NAMES – September 2018
Selling Commercial Versions Of Consumer Brands



ROBOTIC FLOOR MACHINE ALLOWS JANITORS TO CLEAN HANDS-FREE – February 2018
Case Study: Robotic Floor Machine Allows For More Efficient Janitorial Work


UNPLUGGING FOR GREATER EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS – February 2018
Battery Upright Vacuums Lead To Improved Productivity










SUPPLY BETTER CUSTOMER RESPONSIVENESS – February 2018
ERP Software Solutions Enhance Speed To Market




– 3/12/2018
3M Names New CEO



SUCCESS STARTS WITH LEAP OF FAITH – February 2018
Steve Harvey Book Helps Business Leaders, BSCs "Jump" Toward Success


THE VOICE OF THE MODERN BUYER – February 2018
Jan/San Customers Need Trusted Business Advisors


AVOID SOAP CONTAMINATION BY SWITCHING TO SEALED SYSTEMS – February 2018
Refillable Soap Dispensers Are A Haven For Bacteria




PREPARED FOR ANYTHING – February 2018
Distributors Must Be Ready To Service Any New Floor




MEET BSCAI'S NEW LEADER FOR 2018 – February 2018
A Conversation With BSCAI's New Leader For 2018




– February 2018
Three Keys To Profitability


WHY EMPLOYEES LEAVE – February 2018
Bad Management Greatly Impacts Janitorial Staff Turnover






FROM THE EDITOR: THANK YOU TO A TRUE LEADER – February 2018
Saying Thanks To A Retiring Face Of Jan/San



FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Key To Nurturing Successful Custodial Leaders


FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Power Of Networking In Cleaning Industry


FOSTERING STRONG LEADERS – February 2018
Responsibilities Of Strong Leaders


DESIGNING STRATEGIES THAT PROTECT FLOORS – February 2018
Proper Maintenance Schedules That Protect Floors


DESIGNING STRATEGIES THAT PROTECT FLOORS – February 2018
Choosing Chemicals Based On Varying Floor Types


FREETIME: ENJOYING A HALL-OF-FAME BOWLING CAREER – February 2018
Bowling Bill Allen Supplies The Strikes, Sanitary Products


REACHING INTO THE RAFTERS – February 2018
Vacuums That Tackle Previously Neglected Surfaces


REACHING INTO THE RAFTERS – February 2018
Using Proper Vacuuming Equipment Promotes Health And Safety


COVERING ALL ANGLES – February 2018
Electrostatic Cleaning An Asset To Infection Control





ONLINE CONVENIENCE, LOCAL TOUCH – February 2018
Improving Online Presence While Maintaining The Customer Service Experience





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




PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Hurdles In Changing Handwashing Habits


PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Joint Commission Pushes For Improved Hand Hygiene


PREVENTING HAND-HYGIENE FAILURES IN HEALTHCARE – February 2018
Advantages Of Handwashing Monitoring Systems



BE PREPARED – February 2018
Training For Emergency Preparedness


BE PREPARED – February 2018
Communication During An Emergency







FREETIME: UNITING THE INDUSTRY FOR HOPE – November 2017
GOJO Industries President Steve Schultz Helps Raise $14.8 Million for City of Hope



PUTTING ODOR CONTROL IN ITS PLACE – November 2017
Getting Strategic With Air Freshener Placement





ONE-STOP PRODUCT SHOP – November 2017
Wholesalers Help Distributers Diversify


– November 2017
Diversifying Beyond Jan/San



– November 2017
Selling Floor Cleaning Robots



CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
The Cost Of Slips And Falls For Facilities


CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Evaluating Floor Safety Programs


CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Tips To Reducing Slips, Trips And Falls


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Push For Free Feminine Hygiene Products


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Schools Pilot Free Tampon Program


MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS GO MAINSTREAM – November 2017
Facilities Benefit From Offering Feminine Products


THE SOUTHERN UTE INDIAN TRIBE EMBRACES ECO-FRIENDLY ODOR CONTROL – November 2017
CASE STUDY: Control Odors While Protecting The Environment



EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
What Is On-site Generation Of Cleaning Products?


EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
Understanding Aqueous Ozone Cleaning Technology


EXPLAINING ON-SITE GENERATION – November 2017
Disinfecting With On-Site Generation Technologies


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


TEAMING UP ON GREEN CLEANING – November 2017
Communicating Green Cleaning Initiatives


THE STRATEGIC SELL: MANAGING THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE – November 2017
Every Touchpoint Impacts The Customer Journey



GETTING THE RIGHT WORDS OUT – November 2017
Communicating Green Cleaning Advantages


FROM THE EDITOR – November 2017
Keeping Up With Industry Trends


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Importance Of Green And Sustainable Initiatives


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Benefits Of Green And Sustainable Initiatives


GREEN CLEANING TRENDS – November 2017
Survey Outlines Sustainable Cleaning Initiatives


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Building Operations Supports Human Health And Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning Standards That Focus On Wellness


SUSTAINABILITY’S IMPACT ON OCCUPANT WELLNESS – November 2017
Cleaning That Limits Toxic Exposure




HEALTH BENEFITS DRIVE GREEN CLEANING – November 2017
Using Green Cleaning To Promote Occupant Health











ANSWERING THE CALL – October 2017
Top Complaints Plaguing Facility Cleaning Managers


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Using IoT To Manage Floor Equipment Fleet


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Technology That Streamlines Floor Cleaning


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Using Data To Improve Cleaning Processes


KEEPING TABS ON FLOOR EQUIPMENT – October 2017
Productivity Gains Of Floor Cleaning Equipment




HELPING CAMMY – October 2017
Freetime: Fundraising For Rett Syndrome Research





CHANGING OFFICE LAYOUTS REQUIRE NEW TOWEL DISPENSERS – October 2017
Densification Of Offices Creating Restroom Problems










THE STRATEGIC SELL: THE MAKEUP OF AN ELITE SALESPERSON – October 2017
The Best Sales Reps Have These Traits






FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Shifting From Green Cleaning To Sustainability


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Steps To Implementing Green Cleaning Programs


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
Introducing Green Products And Processes


FIVE STEPS TO GOING GREEN – October 2017
How Vendors Help Support Sustainability


THE GREENING OF FLOOR PADS – October 2017
Floor Pads Can Earn Green Seal’s GS-20 Certification




ANYTHING FOR THE CUSTOMER – October 2017
SouthEast LINK Offers As Many Services To Clients As Possible





EMBRACING PRODUCT EVOLUTION – October 2017
Looking For Innovation In Cleaning Products


A FLOOR CARE MACHINE THAT HANDLES THE CHALLENGES OF RETAIL FACILITIES – September 2017
Case Study: Retail Facilities Demand High Floor Care Standards


A MODERN-DAY SPARTAN WARRIOR – September 2017
Freetime: Spartan Racing With Colleen Koscinski, MAC Janitorial Supply


THE PROPER STEPS TO CLEANING A RESTROOM – September 2017
Step-by-step Restroom Cleaning Procedures



GREEN CLEANING LAWS MAKE PROGRESS – September 2017
Legislation Mandating Green Cleaning In Schools Is Successful




WEARING SLIP-RESISTANT FOOTWEAR REDUCES WORKPLACE ACCIDENTS – September 2017
Slip-and-fall Accidents Prove Costly




THE STRATEGIC SELL: TESTING FOR TALENT – September 2017
Give Sales Applicants A Task Before Hiring


BSC FINDS GROWTH BY USING AQUEOUS OZONE TECHNOLOGY – September 2017
Reasons For Switching To Engineered Water



DON’T DO WINDOWS? MAYBE IT’S TIME TO START – September 2017
Diversifying Into Window Cleaning Services




PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Keeping Housekeeping Carts Clean


PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Cleaning Of Carts Gets Overlooked


PREVENTING CART CONTAMINATION – September 2017
Customizing Custodial Carts


GET TO KNOW UV TECHNOLOGY – September 2017
Cleaning Industry Embraces Ultraviolet Disinfection




– September 2017
Selling UV Disinfection Systems


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – September 2017
An Example Of Internet of Things Challenges


– September 2017
Cordless Vacuums Improve Safety




THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Promoting Green Cleaning In Schools


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Soliciting Green Cleaning Buy-In


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Stats That Support Sustainability


THE TOOLS YOU NEED TO MAKE CHANGE – September 2017
Partners That Help Promote Green


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Types Of Bacteria Found In Restrooms


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Most Contaminated Restroom Surfaces


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Techniques To Fight Restroom Germs


IDENTIFY AND TACKLE RESTROOM GERMS – September 2017
Teaching Restroom Disinfection Techniques


INTERPRETING IOT – September 2017
Understanding IoT In The Cleaning Industry




– September 2017
IoT Challenges To Overcome


THE TOP THREE FUNCTIONS OF ERP SOFTWARE – September 2017
Integrate ERP Software With Other Platforms




ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Benefits Of Robotic Floor Equipment


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Cleaning Merges With Technology


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
Floor Equipment That Collects Data


ROBOTS ROAM THE HALLS – September 2017
University Benefits From Robotic Equipment


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
Cleaning Challenges With Breakfast In The Classroom


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
A Team Effort Keeps Schools Clean


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
Responding To Spills


A CLEAN SWEEP FOR SCHOOL BREAKFAST – September 2017
How New Programs Impact Cleaning


ARE SERVICES DRAINING YOUR REVENUE? – September 2017
Are Value-added Services Worth Their Costs?



EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT TIME MANAGEMENT – August 2017
Book Club: Time Management For Executives


SOFTWARE EASES GROWING PAINS – August 2017
Janitorial Software Keeps Rising Costs In Check






HOW TO PREVENT RESTROOM COMPLAINTS – August 2017
Top Five Restroom Problems



GRAB A LARGER SLICE – August 2017
Foodservice Disposables Market Primed For Growth




AN EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE – August 2017
Seminars Tout Green And Healthy Schools


THROUGH THICK AND THIN – August 2017
SMI Facility Services Still Strong After 25 Years





BSCAI RECHRISTENS ITS ANNUAL CONVENTION – August 2017
BSCAI Las Vegas Conference Focuses On Education




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




ASSESSING YOUR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2017
Steps To Transitioning To Green Cleaning


ASSESSING YOUR SUSTAINABLE CLEANING PROGRAM – August 2017
Creating A Sustainability Plan


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


SEEING IS BELIEVING – August 2017
Tips For Selling Engineered Water Systems




APPROACH CUSTOMERS FROM THE OUTSIDE IN – August 2017
Perception Of Value More Important Than Customer Relationships




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


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Advantages To Canister Vacuums


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Canister Vacuums Offer Ergonomic Benefits


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Extending The Vacuum’s Reach


CAN-DO CANISTERS – August 2017
Caring For Canister Vacuums


BRINGING WORKOUT LESSONS TO WORK – August 2017
Benefits Of Training Cleaning Professionals
Benefits peer training can have on a green cleaning program






FROM THE EDITOR – August 2017
Understanding Customer Buying Behavior


– July 2017
BSCAI Offers Designation For Jan/san Distributors
The RBSP designation is recognized with great respect by building service contractors



CUSTOMERS ARE NOT OWNED. THEY ARE EARNED – July 2017
The Strategic Sell: Don’t Take Customer Relationships For Granted
Relationships are earned, but they are not earned for a lifetime

TAKE A HIKE – July 2017
Freetime: Paul SerVaas Of Bar Keepers Friend Is Mountain Climber And Adventurer
Paul, president of Bar Keepers Friend, and his wife Marsha typically do two big hikes every year

A SLIPPERY SUBJECT – July 2017
The Differences In Ice Melt Products


– July 2017
Don’t Overuse Deicers




CONNECTED CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS – July 2017
Chemical Dispensing Systems Get Connected







CREATING THE IDEAL CUSTOMER – July 2017
How Jan/san Distributors Can Groom Top-tier Customers







FROM THE EDITOR – July 2017
Help Sanitary Maintenance With Jan/san Distributor Sales Survey
Sanitary Maintenance and ISSA need your help













A NEW WAY OF THINKING – June 2017
Book Club: The Value of Right-Brain Thinking For BSCs
This is a great book to read and process with your teammates, as it challenges conventional thinking


THE EVOLUTION OF GREEN CHEMICALS – June 2017
How Green Cleaning Chemicals Have Improved Through The Years






UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Inspection Programs That Focus On Cleanliness


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Defining Cleaning Standards


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION – June 2017
Protocol For Cleaning Facilities


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Advice For Fighting infections


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Preventing The Spread Of Rhinovirus


COMBATING THE COMMON COLD – June 2017
Hand Hygiene Rules For Controlling Infections


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




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – June 2017
Schools Still Tough Market For Contract Cleaners
The education market has been BSCs’ largest target for growth, but there has been minimal market gain

SUSTAINABILITY BY ANOTHER NAME – June 2017
Common Sense Practices That Drive Sustainable Initiatives


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
Top Misconceptions Of Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
How To Choose Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR – June 2017
What To Consider Before Purchasing Hand Dryers



LAUNDRY BUSINESS GROWS THANKS TO REMOTE ACCESS TO DATA – May 2017
Case Study: Laundry Business Turns To Chemical Dispensing System


DECODING THE BATTERY MARKET – May 2017
What To Know About Sealed Lead Acid Batteries




EFFECTIVE DISINFECTION TECHNIQUES – May 2017
Products That Effectively Target Pathogens


A MATCH MADE IN JAN/SAN – May 2017
Freetime: Children Of Jan/san Industry Leaders Stahurski And Senour Tie The Knot
Marty Senour and Sarah Stahurski met in September 2011 at an industry open house

THE BIG PROBLEM WITH LITTLE FIBERS – May 2017
Is Microfiber Contributing To Sustainable Hazards?


ADJUSTING TO JAN/SAN’S FUTURE – May 2017
Buying Groups Assist Distributors In Changing Market







HIRING MILLENNIALS FOR SALES ROLES – May 2017
The Strategic Sell: How The Top Millennial Employees Compare To Veteran Reps
Millennials are just like everyone else, so be careful when you hire

BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
The Benefits Of Composting


BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
Launching A Composting Program


BEYOND RECYCLING: FROM FOOD WASTE TO COMPOST – May 2017
Hosting A Trash Sort


HANDLING HAND TOOLS – May 2017
Considerations When Selecting Mopping Handles


THE BEST 40 PRODUCTS AS SELECTED BY SM READERS – May 2017
Jan/san Suppliers Pick Top Products For Distributor Choice Awards
Sanitary Maintenance is proud to present the winners of its fourth annual Distributor Choice Award


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
Biggest Mistakes With Floor Pads And Brushes


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
What Differentiates Floor Pads And Brushes


PRIOR TO PURCHASING – May 2017
Controlling Spending With Floor Pads And Brushes


FROM THE EDITOR – May 2017
Distributor Choice Awards Receives Nearly 350 Nominations
If there’s one thing people in the jan/san industry get excited about, it’s product awards

PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Ensuring The Efficacy Of Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Selecting And Using Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT – May 2017
Creating An Infection Control Risk Assessment


CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Controlling Allergens That Lurk Within Facilities


CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Improving Disinfection Techniques


CREATING A SUPERIOR SERVICE CULTURE – April 2017
Book Club: How BSCs Can Develop A Customer Service Culture
AffinEco's Paul Senecal reviews '212 Degree Service'

THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING – May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants


UTILIZING ATTENDANCE SOFTWARE TO AVOID OVERTIME – April 2017
Case Study: Employee Time Tracking Software Helps BSC Service Baseball Park
BSC manages 50 employees at the Braves stadium with use of attendance software



– 5/3/2017
Focusing On VOC Claims


BSCS GO DIGITAL IN BERLIN – April 2017
WFBSC Congress To Coincide With CMS Berlin





WHEN TO USE A CLEANER, SANITIZER OR DISINFECTANT – April 2017
Sanitizing, Cleaning And Disinfecting: Know The Differences




TEN TIPS FOR REDUCING INSURANCE COSTS – April 2017
Ten Ways To Reduce Insurance Costs For Businesses




– April 2017
Defining Cleaning Chemicals
Ensuring that the correct products are used throughout the department

SOAPS REQUIRED TO CHANGE INGREDIENTS – April 2017
Deadline Looms For Triclosan Ban In Soaps





PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT – April 2017
Touting Training
Staff training is critical to a successful green cleaning program




ARE VELCRO MOPS FINISHED? – April 2017
How To Keep Velcro Mops Free From Debris, Bacteria




THE VALUE OF AN ORGANIZED JANITOR CART – April 2017
Must-Have Tools, Products For Janitorial Carts
A well-stocked, properly set-up cart can increase productivity and reduce complaints




THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Perfecting Cleaning For Health


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Improving Cleaning Process And Procedures


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING – April 2017
Growing A Green Cleaning Program


CHANGE THE CONVERSATION BY QUANTIFYING VALUE – April 2017
The Strategic Sell: Selling Value, Not Price
Get customers to focus on service and product benefits rather than price

TOUCHLESS RESTROOM MACHINES BRING GROWTH – April 2017
BSCs Discover Benefits Of A Restroom Cleaning Machine




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – April 2017
The Benefits Of Events Such As The Cleaning Show, Clean Buildings Expo
Learn By Leaving The Office

PRESERVING LAUNDRY STANDARDS – April 2017
Proper Laundering Aids In Infection Prevention
The role that laundry facilities play in proper infection prevention strategies



– April 2017
Sharing IoT Data



BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Technology That Streamlines Restroom Cleaning Programs


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Using IoT To Solve Restroom Problems


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Managing Restroom Data Improves Efficiencies


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – April 2017
Defining IoT And What It Means For Departments


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
School District Bucks Turnover Trends


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
Closing The Loop On Training Challenges


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE – April 2017
Identifying Emerging Cleaning Leaders



– 4/6/2017
SCA Splits Into Two Separate Companies
One company will be focused on forest products operations and the other on global hygiene, including the current businesses of Personal Care and Tissue.






– 3/30/2017
Winners Of The 2017 Distributor Choice Award Announced
Sanitary Maintenance recognizes best industry products


FROM THE EDITOR – March 2017
Navigate The Global Cleaning Industry With SM’s Buyer’s Guide
Distributors need to be able to connect with suppliers both old and new

– February 2017
Case Study: On-Site Generation At PPG Paints Arena
On-site generation helps the arena meet high-performance goals.

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR BSCAI – February 2017
Q&A With New BSCAI President Tom Kruse
Kruse shares his vision for the association

FIVE KEYS TO GROWING A BUSINESS – February 2017
Book Club: How To Scale Up Your Business
“Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don’t,” by Verne Harnish, is a 360-degree tutorial on how to grow a business

SALES REPS ARE DISTRIBUTORS’ DIFFERENCE MAKERS – February 2017
The Strategic Sell: Building A Sales Team Is Essential For Success
Modern buyers expect a sales representative to be a trusted business advisor



THE CHANGING LAW FOR CHANGING TABLES – February 2017
New Baby Changing Table Law Presents Sales Opportunities
A new federal law requiring baby changing stations presents a sales opportunity



– 2/27/2017
Teens Create Train-Coach Cleaning System
Invention would help control trash and streamline collection processes.


REDUCING OCCUPANT TOWEL CONSUMPTION – February 2017
Tricks To Cut Down On Paper Towel Consumption
Although BSCs are spending their own money on the paper products in a building, they often feel helpless when it comes to limiting how much product is used



FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – February 2017
Attracting Millennials To The Cleaning Industry
It’s no secret that the cleaning industry is aging, so building service contractors have no choice but to tap into Millennials

NOTHING STANDS IN THEIR WAY – February 2017
Five Jan/san Distributor Sales Reps Who Broke Through In 2016
The five 2016 Sanitary Maintenance Sales Leaders are willing to do whatever it takes to help their customers





MICROMANAGING FLOOR CARE – February 2017
ROI Of Small Floor Machines


A HAUNTING IN IOWA – February 2017
Freetime: Mike Ossian, Ossian Inc., Produces Indie Horror Films Starring His Wife
Mike Ossian, Director of operations for Ossian, Inc., a Davenport, Iowa-based ice melt manufacturer, wants to make you scream


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


A QUICK READ ON RELATIONSHIP BUILDING – November 2016
Book Club: New Simon Sinek Book Teaches Teamwork
“Together Is Better” is a new way of communicating the inspirational about purposeful living and work

A QUICK AND EASY WAY TO CLEAN GLASS – November 2016
Case Study: A New Way To Clean Glass


WORTHY OF PRAISE – November 2016
Cleaning Contractors Earn Praise From Their Own With CLEAN Awards
The BSCAI CLEAN Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the contract cleaning market



FIVE THOUSAND BIKES FOR CHRISTMAS – November 2016
Freetime: Dave Wood, Nilfisk, Helps Launch Free Bikes For Kids
Some call Dave Wood the “bike whisperer”

COACHING THE ‘COACH’ – November 2016
The Strategic Sell: Three Areas Of Focus For Sales Management Training
Coaching is the single most important activity that sales managers can do to increase sales

NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE – November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained


KEYS TO SELLING YOUR BUSINESS – November 2016
What To Consider Before Selling Your Small Business
Whether BSCs are planning to sell now, or years down the line, they must first take a good, hard look inside their own operations



MUST-HAVE VACUUM ATTACHMENTS – November 2016
Top Vacuum Tools To Upsell
Distributor sales reps share the best tools to upsell that extend the reach and cleaning power of vacuums




HAI PREVENTION – November 2016
How Jan/san Distributors Can Help Combat Healthcare-associated Infections
Distributors play a key role in reducing the 1.7 million HAIs occurring annually


SUPPLIER SIDEKICKS – November 2016
Wholesalers Can Help Fend Off Online Sellers, Big Box Stores
Wholesalers can help distributors take on big-box stores and e-tailers with their diverse lines, warehouse space and fast delivery



FINDING THE GREENER LINING – November 2016
Creating Sustainable Waste Management Programs
Facilities are beginning to explore sustainable alternatives to traditional trash liners

AVOIDING COMMON CARPET CLEANING MISTAKES – November 2016
Top Carpet Cleaning Mistakes For BSCs
There are plenty of things that can go wrong when it comes to carpet cleaning



SUSTAINABLE TRACTION – November 2016
Roundtable: Trends In Sustainability Initiatives
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

– November 2016
Sustainability In Business





FROM THE EDITOR – November 2016
Will The Internet Of Things Leave Jan/San Distributors Behind?
Distributors are in a tough position with Internet of Things technology

SALES COMPENSATION SURVEY – October 2016
The Top Sales Compensation Plans Of 2016 - Member Content




MAT MANUFACTURERS WEIGH IN – November 2016
Choosing The Right Backing For Matting
Answers to some of the biggest questions surrounding matting options


SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT – October 2016
Maintenance Myths For Polished Concrete Floors




NOROVIRUS IS A THREAT TO SCHOOLS – October 2016
How To Prevent A Norovirus Infection



TAKING THE VERTICAL APPROACH – October 2016
The Strategic Sell: Understanding Vertical Markets In Jan/san


SLOW SALES? IT’S THE LEADER’S FAULT – September 2016
Book Club: Sales Results Follow The Sales Manager


THE ADVANTAGES OF LINEN-LIKE NAPKINS OVER LINEN – October 2016
Linen-like Napkins Offer Cost Savings, Branding Opportunities




SOFTWARE HELPS BSC ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS – September 2016
Case Study: Growing BSCs Depend On Employee Management Software


CARTS CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO MEET SPECIFIC NEEDS – September 2016
Newest Janitorial Carts Offer Many Features




FROM THE EDITOR – October 2016
Seeking Sales Leaders



DO YOU CARRY THESE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS? – September 2016
Top Commercial Cleaning Products Win Distributor Choice Awards


IT’S EASY TO ADD WINDOW CLEANING – September 2016
Down And Dirty: Diversify Services With Professional Window Cleaning




WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY – September 2016
The Five Top Challenges Facing Female Entrepreneurs





TEACHING A CAT TO FETCH – September 2016
The Strategic Sell: Focus Training On Motivated Workers


JOINING AMAZON? – September 2016
Deciding Whether To Create An Amazon Web Store



ODOR SOLUTIONS IN A JAR – September 2016
Odor-Absorbing Gel-bead Jars Gain Popularity


ELEVATING BUSINESSES TO NEW HEIGHTS – September 2016
BSCAI Prepares For Annual Convention In Chicago


SHEP HYKEN, DAN HEATH HEADLINE KEYNOTE ADDRESSES – September 2016
Shep Hyken, Dan Heath Headline Keynote Addresses




CONTROLLING CANNABIS – September 2016
Controlling Odors From Marijuana Use
Hotels explore ways to combat odor control issues as pot tourism gains momentum

ACHIEVE EVEN GREATER POTENTIAL – September 2016
Chicago Is Set To Draw Building Service Contractors For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016





FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – September 2016
Your Jan/san Distributor Should Be A Resource


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Mats Protect Floors Throughout The Year
Changing weather means continuous challenges. Programs that protect floors year-round

FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Protecting Floors From Snow, Ice And Sand


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Cleaning Procedures That Protecting Floors


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Restroom Cleaning That Saves Time And Money
Streamlining cleaning processes in restrooms can save departments time and money

OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Streamlining Restroom Cleaning Processes


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES – September 2016
Cleaning Tools With Productivity Gains


DIGITALLY REMASTERED – September 2016
Convincing Older Reps To Embrace Today’s Sales Technology



BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Purchasing, Storing Salt In Preparation For Winter
Tips to purchasing inventory, storage and application for winter management operations

BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Tips To Applying Ice Melt


BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE – September 2016
Documenting Ice Melt Applications




FROM THE EDITOR – September 2016
Competing Against AmazonBusiness In B2B Ecommerce


TEACHING GREEN – September 2016
School Launches Cleaning For Health Program
Steps that Clarke County School District took to improve the health of their students and staff

TEACHING GREEN – September 2016
Healthy Schools: Getting Buy-In From Staff


LEARN YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS – August 2016
Survey: What Facility Executives Want From Contract Cleaners — Member Content


SEND AND MONITOR CUSTOMER PROPOSALS ELECTRONICALLY – August 2016
Proposal Software Opens Up Possibilities For BSCs




DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Healthcare Designs That Aid In Infection Prevention


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Surfaces That Help An Infection Control Program


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL – September 2016
Considering Cleaning Processes When Designing Facilities


CEOS NEED A GREAT SECOND IN COMMAND – August 2016
Book Club: Redefining Executive Job Descriptions


JANITORS NEED ERGONOMICS, NOT INJURIES – August 2016
Prevent Workplace Injury With Proper Mopping Technique, Tools






THE MARSDEN METHOD – August 2016
Marsden Holding Sees National Growth




FROM THE EDITOR – August 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Internet Of Things


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




HOW TO ATTRACT AND KEEP MILLENNIALS – August 2016
The Strategic Sell: What To Expect When Hiring Millennials




CASE STUDY: AWARD-WINNING CLEANING SERVICE TRUSTS BACKPACK VACUUMS – August 2016
Cleaning Service Employees Prefer Backpack Vacuum Cleaners


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

BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING – August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

DOWN AND DIRTY: SPEED UP RESTROOM CLEANING – August 2016
Clean Faster In The Restroom


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

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

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL – August 2016
Pest Risks Based On Facility Type


THE COST OF SICK TENANTS – August 2016
BSCs Can Help Reduce Employee Absenteeism



MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE – August 2016
Maintenance That Extends The Life Of Equipment
Proper upkeep of carpet equipment can extend the life of machines

EFFECTIVE INFECTION PREVENTION – August 2016
Technology That Prevents Hospital Acquired Infections



CURTAIN CALL – August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces




PLANNING FOR CHANGE – August 2016
How IoT Is Changing The Cleaning Industry





ASSESS FOR SUCCESS – June 2016
The Strategic Sell: Hiring Sales Reps Who Excel



ROUNDTABLE: THE TRUE BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP – June 2016
A Closer Look At Buying Groups




NEW FLOOR PADS ADD TO THE PLETHORA OF OPTIONS – June 2016
Choosing The Correct Floor Pad




‘PIONEERING’ GREEN – June 2016
Building A LEED-compliant, Green Seal-certified Program




DOWN AND DIRTY: SCHOOL SECURITY IS OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE – June 2016
Consider Employee Background Screening When Staffing Schools


SMART RESTROOMS IMPROVE CLEANING EFFICIENCY – June 2016
Internet Of Things Devices In The Restroom





KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE – June 2016
Training On Proper Chemical Use


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


ROUNDTABLE: ANSWERS TO THE STAFF SHORTAGES – June 2016
Staff Retention In Today’s Labor Market








THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Customizing A Cleaning Cart


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Maximizing Space On Custodial Carts


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Cleaning Carts That Are Attractive And Functional


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT – June 2016
Transitioning To New Carts



LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT – June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices




START BY SELLING JUST A FEW PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS – May 2016
Start By Selling Just A Few Private Label Products



IMPROVING PROFESSIONALISM AMONG SALES REPS – May 2016
The Strategic Sell: What It Takes To Be A True Sales Professional


HOST YOUR OWN TRADE SHOW – May 2016
Jan/san Distributors Can Benefit From Hosting Events







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


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


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF – May 2016
Leadership Techniques That Encourage Cleaning Workers


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF – May 2016
Encouraging And Motiving Staff


WHAT ACTUALLY MOTIVATES YOUR WORKERS – April 2016
Book Club: Stop Trying To Motivate Employees — They Already Are


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Identifying Slip, Trip And Fall Hazards


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Tips And Benefits Of Improving Floor Safety


THE POWER OF PICKING – May 2016
How Technology Is Changing Warehouse Picking




CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Controlling Restroom Odors From Inside The Stall


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Tackling Odor Issues In Women’s Restrooms


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS – May 2016
Odor Control Techniques For Men’s Restrooms




COMMERCIAL VACUUMS WORTH THE HIGHER PRICE POINT – April 2016
Comparing Consumer And Commercial Vacuums




SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Benefits Of Disinfecting With UV Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Augmenting Cleaning With Disinfecting Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY – May 2016
Training And Compliance Of Disinfection Equipment


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Maintenance Tips That Extend The Life Of Floor Pads


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Recommendations For Maintaining Gym Floors


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Tips To Keeping Polished Concrete Looking Like New


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
The Future Of Floor Pads


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS – May 2016
Comparing Floor Pads And Brushes



HIRE BETTER SALES REPS IN SIX STEPS – April 2016
Secrets To Recruiting, Interviewing, Hiring Salespeople


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



FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
The Signs Of An Exhausted Staff


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue



SMALL MACHINES, BIG ADVANTAGES – April 2016
Micro Autoscrubbers Provide Alternative For Small Spaces




FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – April 2016
Meet The Contracting Profits Advisory Board


A HEATED DEBATE ON HAND DRYERS – April 2016
Determining The Value Of Heat In Commercial Hand Dryers




WHERE ARE YOUR SALES HEADED? – April 2016
Cleaning Industry Continues Its March Toward Online Purchasing





CASE STUDY: HIGH-PERFORMANCE GREEN CLEANING WITH ENGINEERED WATER – April 2016
PathoSans Delivers Engineered Water To Park City, Utah





DEPARTMENT TAKES CHARGE AND MAINTAINS QUALITY – April 2016
Protecting Microfiber Through Proper Laundering


DEPARTMENT TAKES CHARGE AND MAINTAINS QUALITY – April 2016
Proven Results For Protecting Microfiber


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM – April 2016
Tips For Managers Launching Green Cleaning Programs


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM – April 2016
The Players Needed For A Winning Green Cleaning Team


NJSSA 2016 SHOW GUIDE – April 2016
Get Ready For NJSSA’s Supply Line 2016




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


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Recommendations For Cleaning And Drying Carpets


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS – April 2016
Beyond Routine Cleaning: Caring For Over-Saturated Carpets




EARN AND LEARN – April 2016
Details Of A Custodial Apprenticeship Program





BOOK CLUB: BE PREPARED TO EXIT YOUR BUSINESS AT ANYTIME – February 2016
Tips For Selling A Cleaning Business



WORLD-CLASS FACILITY REQUIRES UPSCALE, HYGIENIC RESTROOM EXPERIENCE – February 2016
The Key To Restroom Cleaning At The Louvre


DOWN AND DIRTY: THE ADVANTAGES OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL PACKETS – February 2016
Taking A Closer Look At Preportioned Chemicals For Dilution Control




FIRST AID KITS HAVE NEW REQUIREMENTS – February 2016
Know The New First Aid Kit Standards




THE STRATEGIC SELL: SEVEN STEPS TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT – February 2016
How Distributors Can Improve Staff Engagement


HIRING ROBOTS TO CLEAN – February 2016
Robotic Cleaners Give BSCs A Leg Up



QUIET PLEASE – February 2016
Benefits Of Quiet Equipment


QUIET PLEASE – February 2016
Controlling The Noise That Comes From Cleaning





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










STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Tackling Vertical Surfaces With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Benefits Of Vacuum Filters


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Maintaining Mobility With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Properly Fitting A Backpack Vacuum


CLEANING COMPLAINTS YOU JUST CAN’T BELIEVE – February 2016
Survey Reveals Top Cleaning Complaints


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Technology That Improves Efficiencies And Streamlines Processes


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Technology


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Advantages To Collecting Departmental Data


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS – February 2016
Using Data To Improve Cleaning Efficiencies


EDUCATE CUSTOMERS ON THE RIGHT TOWEL AND TISSUE PRODUCTS – November 2015
Show Expertise By Recommending Towel And Tissue Solutions





BOOK CLUB: PROVIDING WIDESPREAD, CONSISTENT SERVICE – November 2015
Learn The Franchise Model From 'The E Myth Revisited'


THE LONG AND SHORT OF TOWELS AND TISSUES – November 2015
Distributors Can Extend Savings With Longer Roll Towels And Tissues




WAGE LEGISLATION AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACT CLEANING – November 2015
What Overtime, Minimum Wage Changes Mean For Contract Cleaners







ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Trend Toward Recycling Paper Is Growing


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Alternative Paper Fibers And Facilities That Embrace Them


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER – November 2015
Future Trends Of Recycled Paper Towels


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME – November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times




DIGGING INTO FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING TRENDS – November 2015
How To Choose Floor Care Equipment And Understanding Polished Concrete



CARPETS ARE ONLY THE BEGINNING – November 2015
Vacuuming Hard Floors, Vertical Surfaces Works




BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Advance Your Career With Networking And Professional Development


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Education Available Through ISSA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
Networking Opportunities At IEHA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
APPA Helps Managers Set Goals


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK – November 2015
AHE Provides Networking And Education Options


STUDYING GREEN – November 2015
Five Challenges To Green Cleaning In Schools




THE STRATEGIC SELL: TRAINING IS A NECESSITY – October 2015
Providing The Janitorial Industry With Professional Development Opportunities


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
Fitting Engineered Water Into Cleaning Programs


WORKING WITH WATER – November 2015
How Aqueous Ozone Technology Fits Into Cleaning


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
How Facility Managers Can Plan For A Disaster


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
Ten Tips For Developing An Emergency Plan


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? – November 2015
Developing An Emergency Evacuation Plan










SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Improve Restroom Cleaning Processes


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Tools That Simplify Restroom Cleaning


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS – October 2015
Barriers To Improving Restroom Cleaning


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
Refine Floor Programs With Less Stripping


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
Techniques To Protect Floor Finish


TIME IS MONEY – October 2015
How To Extend Floor Stripping Programs


DOWN AND DIRTY: BUY DIRECT OR THROUGH DISTRIBUTION? – September 2015
Deciding When BSCs Should Buy From Janitorial Supply Distributors


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ – October 2015
Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections And Readmissions Fines


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ – October 2015
Products That Protect Against HAIs


MADE-TO-ORDER MATS – September 2015
Custom Walk-off Mats Offer Countless Possibilities



– September 2015
Custom Vs. Stock Floor Mats


QUAT BINDING IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN FOODSERVICE FACILITIES – September 2015
Binding Reduces Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Effectiveness




CASE STUDY: CENTRAL VALLEY FRANCHISES RELY ON BACKPACK VACUUMS FOR HEALTHY IAQ – September 2015
Improving Indoor Air Quality With Backpack Vacuums



– September 2015
A Flare For Jan/san Sales



– September 2015
Avoiding Family Business Issues



– September 2015
Choosing The Cleaning Industry




IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Using Aqueous Ozone To Clean For Health


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Green Cleaning Supports University Goals


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Involving Students To Help Grow Green Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING – October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes




ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – September 2015
Las Vegas Welcomes Building Service Contractors for ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015



– September 2015
How To Remove Marijuana Smell


BSCAI’S EXTRA SPECIAL ANNUAL CONVENTION – September 2015
BSCAI Celebrates 50th Anniversary In Las Vegas



MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Defend Against The Elements


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
The Role Of Matting In Green Programs


ENGINEERED WATER RE-ENGINEERED – September 2015
Cleaning Industry Embraces Activated Water




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


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Are Necessary For Every Program


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Mats


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls


BOOK CLUB: DITCH THE SWOT ANALYSIS – August 2015
Deconstructing Janitorial Business Strategies


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – September 2015
What Facility Managers Can Expect At ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015






HOW DO YOUR CLEANING FREQUENCIES STACK UP? – August 2015
What Facility Executives Expect From Cleaning Contractors - Member Content



RESTROOM CLEANING MACHINES CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCY – August 2015
Reduce Cleaning Times, Improve Worker Conditions With Restroom Machines




DILUTION CONTROL ON THE GO – August 2015
Portable Chemical Proportioners Are Gaining Popularity