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How to Reduce Plastic Waste with a Different Approach to Cleaning and Disinfecting

By |2020-07-06T12:11:41+00:00July 6th, 2020|

How to Reduce Plastic Waste with a Different Approach to Cleaning and Disinfecting    Plastic debris is a global problem, killing wildlife and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, the famous Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the Pacific Ocean contains an estimated 1.8 trillion plastic pieces. As [...]

Debunking Common Cleaning Misconceptions

By |2020-06-01T14:15:33+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Debunking Common Cleaning Misconceptions Businesses around the United States are grappling with when and how their facilities should reopen as states lift restrictions despite the lingering presence of COVID-19 cases. Cleaning and disinfecting thoroughly will play a key role in showing staff and customers that the business prioritizes health and safety. However, there are numerous misconceptions about cleaning that have been passed down to industry professionals over the years. Understanding the truth behind these myths [...]

Reopening Facilities Responsibly

By |2020-05-18T14:00:20+00:00May 18th, 2020|

Reopening Facilities Responsibly While some US states are allowing certain businesses that had been closed due to COVID-19 to reopen, each organization should make its own decision on the right time and way to open its doors. For some, reopening may seem like the only way to [...]

How to Know if your Cleaning Program is Truly Sustainable

By |2020-04-20T13:05:07+00:00April 20th, 2020|

How to Know if your Cleaning Program is Truly Sustainable This year, on April 22, we celebrate the 50th Earth Day – marking the perfect opportunity to evaluate how your facility can adjust its cleaning program to operate more sustainably. Here are a few key questions to ask to ensure an environmentally friendly solution, without sacrificing effectiveness.  [...]

How Facility Managers and Business Service Contractors Can Meet the Increased Demand for Cleaning

By |2020-04-06T12:43:57+00:00April 6th, 2020|

How Facility Managers and Business Service Contractors Can Meet the Increased Demand for Cleaning As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, some facilities are closing to the public indefinitely, others remain open to sell essential goods like food and medicine, and still others [...]

How to Scale Cleaning Frequency and Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions with On-site Generation

By |2020-03-17T15:24:48+00:00March 17th, 2020|

How to Scale Cleaning Frequency and Mitigate Supply Chain Disruptions with On-site Generation With coronavirus now a pandemic and more cases emerging each day, many facilities are scrambling to secure supplies of cleaning and disinfecting products as they ramp up their efforts to fight the [...]

Battling Biofilms with the Right Cleaning Solutions

By |2020-03-09T13:45:02+00:00March 9th, 2020|

Battling Biofilms with the Right Cleaning Solutions Biofilms are cohesive groups of microorganisms that stick to each other and to a variety of surfaces, often forming a slimy, grimy layer. Biofilms can build up in facilities if a staff member fails to clean surfaces effectively and consistently. Visibly unclean surfaces can affect guests’ perceptions of a facility or a business or even deter [...]

How a Clean Restaurant Can Boost Brand Image

By |2020-02-25T14:23:45+00:00February 24th, 2020|

How a Clean Restaurant can Boost Brand Image As the foodservice industry is becoming increasingly competitive, restaurants cannot solely rely on the quality of their food and customer service. They must also maintain cleanliness to encourage positive reviews and repeat visits. According to Technomic's Consumer Brand Metrics, 93% of customers say cleanliness is important or very important when choosing a restaurant. In addition, more than 89% of customers surveyed said kitchen cleanliness was [...]