Flood season is arriving to regions across Canada, posing a significant risk to infrastructure, potential loss of life and pest-related health risks.
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Facilities still contain built-in materials that were exposed to rain and snow in the construction or renovation process, leading to the presence of mould.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
There are various products on the market for managing the season’s worst, which can make choosing a de-icing material a difficult task.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
Summer-like conditions this past September and now October may contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
Besides providing shelter and shade, the urban forest offer environmental, economic and social benefits so it’s important to take care of them.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Macqueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
With the right strategy in place, hotels can put out the “no vacancy” sign for pests and help ensure guests have a pleasant stay.
To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.