Earth Day – All Year Long
Earth Day, a day to demonstrate support for environmental protection, was created in 1970 after a group of young activists called attention to how man’s activities were having a striking negative impact on our planet. This year, on April 22nd, marks the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day and it is the perfect opportunity for the commercial cleaning industry to showcase what steps they are taking to preserve precious Mother Earth.
The Future of Cleaning
The time when you’d find someone on their knees scrubbing a floor with a wire brush is gone. The modern approach to cleaning and janitorial services is more efficient, more effective, delivers better results, and is more cost-effective, too. But what’s in store for the future of cleaning? Let’s take a look at where we started, where we are now, and what we have to look forward to in the professional cleaning industry. The future of cleaning might be closer than you think.
National Cleaning Week
National Cleaning Week was created by The International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) and occurs annually during the 4th week of March. This week-long event represents a unique opportunity to celebrate the value of clean, raise public awareness, honor fellow cleaning industry professionals and is helping to change the way the world sees the commercial cleaning and janitorial industry and the value it brings to businesses across the country.
Improving Cost Efficiency in Campus Cleaning
Running a campus is a challenging task nowadays. One area of major concern is maintaining a clean and healthy campus environment while remaining within a tight budget. While it’s essential to have the services of a professional cleaning company, the budget is always stretched to the maximum and it’s difficult to control costs.
Fight Holiday COVID Cases with Electrostatic Disinfection
As COVID-19 cases surge following the holidays, now is the time to consider electrostatic disinfection for your commercial facility or office. According to data reported by AAA.com, Airlines saw a 184% increase as 27.7 million more people were traveling this holiday season than last year. That’s 92% of 2019 pre-pandemic levels. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports cases and hospitalizations have increased in recent weeks, largely due to the omicron variant, which now makes up more than 70% of new U.S. cases.
Electrostatic – The Key to Disinfection
Electrostatic Disinfection Is the complete disinfection of a facility possible within a limited time frame? It probably isn’t if you’re sticking to traditional cleaning procedures. Wipes, cloths, and trigger sprayers are heavily labor-intensive, but most importantly, it’s difficult to obtain complete coverage underneath chairs, shelves, and tables, etc. when the process is manual. The answer […]
What COVID-19 Means for Facility Managers
You hear about it constantly on the news and from friends & family, it consumes social media conversations. People are anxiously purchasing cases of water, nonperishables, and disinfectants after waiting in lengthy lines at the supermarket. Meanwhile, hand sanitizers and cleaning wipes have been bought out for several weeks. It’s all due to the rapid-fire […]
What Happens When We Return to the Workplace?
It’s never too early to think about how to keep your employees safe when they return to the office, especially as experts predict that a second wave of the virus will impact U.S. businesses this fall. Not only are expert janitorial services crucial at a time like this, but companies should also start encouraging continuous […]
Beat the Challenges of Campus Cleaning
The focus on campus is to teach and learn. Clean, healthy, and sanitary conditions are vital for the students’ well-being, especially in the learning environment, so that makes one of the most important aspects of running any educational facility. Campus buildings are subject to constant wear and tear. As the campus facilities manager, you need […]
Is Your Cleaning Company Cutting Corners?
A new broom sweeps clean. We have all heard that one. Often this saying can be taken literally when a professional cleaning company starts off well and then, after some time, its standards drop. Cleanliness is vitally important in your workplace and you are paying for a good service. Any noticeable decline in the service […]