For maintenance managers, recycling can often be part of the mandate to improve efficiency and lower your building’s carbon footprint. As sustainability becomes even more
Viruses can survive and remain infectious by binding with plastics in water sources.
What can building owners and managers do to save water and cut costs, especially during the winter months?
Infection control measures have understandably been the priority for facility managers, but sustainability should not fall by the wayside.
Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.
Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
Like humans, living walls might be overdue for a trim, but few are imperilled in the now largely empty surroundings of commercial and institutional buildings.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks' proposal is posted for public consultation until May 31, 2019.
Summer is fast-approaching, which means annoying pests will soon be out in full force. These creatures can become a problem for a facility if left unchecked.
Colin Bell from RecycleSmart Solutions explains what the Chinese ban on imported plastic means for the waste management industry and possible solutions.
The Toronto distribution centre for Cintas, a business supplies provider, became Canada’s second facility to earn TRUE Zero Waste certification last fall.
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.