sanitation

disinfection

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Navigating the new norm

In the wake of recent global events, the importance of disinfection has remained centre stage in our daily lives. The world has witnessed a paradigm
pest

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Pest practices

Recreational and entertainment facilities, such as casinos, gyms, pools, parks, movie theaters, sports arenas, and community centres, are meant to be havens for fun and
schools

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping schools healthy and clean

As back-to-school approaches, custodians are facing the daunting task of keeping the environment sanitized and safe for students, teachers, and visitors, as people are constantly
smart toilets

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Are smart toilets the way of the future?

As technology continues to evolve the commercial cleaning industry with innovation, where do smart toilets fit in? The smart toilet global market is predicted to
common spaces

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The challenges of cleaning common spaces

As the public returns to a pre-COVID lifestyle, filling up common spaces, more and more hospitality facilities are following suit. Hotels and motels, restaurants, and
audits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The added value of cleaning audits in sanitary maintenance

Here's a walk-through of three key types of audits readily available and feasible for cleaning and maintenance.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Examining Canadians’ understanding of AMR

A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A Cleaner First Impression

Public perception can make or break a business, especially at large facilities where a great first impression and good experience help ensure repeat visits.
infection control

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Infection control downplayed in surface selection

Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
plastic films

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping the dirtiest pests out of foodservice areas

To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.
Nova Scotia

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Clean healthcare facilities without cutting corners

Cleaning healthcare facilities presents a unique challenges due to the presence of pathogens that require a higher cleaning protocol.
biofilm

REMI Network

The dirt on biofilm

Biofilm—slimy clumps of bacteria that settle onto surfaces—is a growing concern in Canadian facilities because it can be a threat to occupants.
antimicrobial resistance

REMI Network

Global leaders vow action on antimicrobial resistance

World leaders pledged a stronger commitment address antimicrobial resistance, during the high-level meeting on AMR at the 71st UN General Assembly.
hospital cleaning times

REMI Network

Canadian study examines hospital cleaning times

Canadian researchers are now working phase two of a study that is examining how much time workers spend when cleaning different types of hospital rooms,
janitorial cart

REMI Network

Nine tips for finding the perfect janitorial cart

For custodial workers, janitorial carts are necessary items that improve worker productivity and boost morale.
bin cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Duo builds ‘unique’ prototype for bin cleaning

Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
UL Environment

REMI Network

UL Environment launches new wiper standard

UL Environment has launched a new standard that establishes human health and environmental criteria for the certification of disposable wipers.