Clean Matters

public restrooms

Public restroom cleanliness: a great source of concern

These days, the cleanliness of public restrooms will help convince people that it is safe to return to public spaces.
embodied carbon

An embodied carbon primer for facility managers

Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.
cobotics

Outbreak accelerates role of cobotics in cleaning

COVID-19 is expected to push cobotics to the forefront of cleaning as facilities prioritize health and safety more than ever.
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Cleaning schools in the age of COVID-19

Schools have the duty to prevent and control infectious diseases. The COVID-19 pandemic makes the process of cleaning schools even more imperative.
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Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: mixing bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: any mixture of bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
laundry

How to make laundry practices more eco-friendly

It takes a lot of resources to get linens clean. How can businesses make their laundry practices more sustainable and reap the associated benefits?
floor care

Floor care tips for the winter

Here are several tips to protect floors and ensure safety for building occupants.
Francophone

Lessons for upgrading older schools

When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
soap recycling program

Hilton expands soap recycling program

The program helps fight the hygiene epidemic plaguing underserved communities due to a lack of access to basic sanitation.
Tennant

Tennant launches custodian recognition program in the U.S.

The program launched at the beginning of September and concludes on May 6, 2020.
smart tech

Dealing with mould in air ducts

Noticing signs of mould in your air ducts? Here are some signs to watch for and tips for dealing with this important health and safety consideration.
school restroom

Students perceptions of school restrooms: survey

The findings are part of the Healthy Hand Washing Survey conducted by Bradley Corporation.
infection control and prevention and the transmission of candida auris

Understanding Candida auris transmission

Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.
buildex alberta

Making the most of online learning programs

With so many online learning platforms now available, how do employers determine which is the best investment for their custodial team?

Green school cleaning 101

A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.

How to handle summer carpet stains

To maintain spotless carpet during the summer season, Whittaker offers tips to address some of the most challenging carpet stains.