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.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
The terms “sell by” and “use by” are likely to be replaced on labeling with the new, voluntary term “best if used by” on many food products.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.