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Going Green in Style

November 13, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Going Green in Style Best materials for a cleaner, eco-friendly facility Craving a “green” makeover? Creating a more eco-friendly, clean facility may not require a complete overhaul. Today’s market is full of non-toxic and sustainable materials that can greatly improve maintenance with some simple swaps. Consider our cheat sheet below for your own sustainable transformation. Fresh Coat: Choosing the right paint goes far beyond finding the perfect shade for that statement wall. Many paint Read more [...]

Bathroom Beautiful

Bathroom Beautiful: Protecting the first line of defense this flu season From bright fixtures to gleaming floors, there’s nothing like a sparkling bathroom. The mere appearance of cleanliness, however, may not be enough. Maintaining a healthy environment should be the top priority. During this flu season, optimize your commercial bathroom for the wellbeing of its users with these fresh ideas below. Design in Mind: Often a clean bathroom starts at the design phase, focusing on choices that Read more [...]

Sustainability by the Numbers

August 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Sustainability by the Numbers New survey outlines trends in green cleaning initiatives Sustainability programs are making major strides in the cleaning industry, according to the new tenth annual Clean Link Reader Survey. The report questioned custodial executives in diverse fields, including healthcare, commerce, hospitality, government and education. Results show a surprising influx in green practices, and a changing attitude towards sustainability. Explore the full breakdown below, and how Read more [...]

Is Solar Energy right for you?

July 27, 2017 by  
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Is Solar Energy right for you? Solar energy is making strides in the Sunshine State, with more cities and local businesses investing in the technology. The City of South Miami most recently increased their support, passing a groundbreaking law that requires new homes to install solar panels. Effective September 16th, the law however stopped short of commercial buildings. Though solar power poses many benefits, there’s more to consider for commercial properties, with their higher energy demands. Read more [...]

Creating Wellness at Work

Creating Wellness @ Work How to clean your way to a healthier office Today’s workplace feels primed for a wellness overhaul. Despite its celebrity trendiness, the wellness movement proves far more than super-fruit smoothies and 5-day cleansers. Instead, fostering wellness requires a closer examination of how our environment affects us. So for those living the 9-to-5 lifestyle, a healthy office becomes more important than ever. Fostering wellness at work need not become overwhelming with an effective Read more [...]

Design a Sustainable Summer

May 21, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

Design a Sustainable Summer Stylish ways to beat the heat at the office The summer season means higher temperatures, and renewed efforts to reduce your facility’s consumption. Yes, you can do the usual – unplug idle equipment, install LED bulbs, and monitor your water usage. Making an eco-friendly office this summer is also a great opportunity to create a more imaginative – and beautiful – space. For some inspired sustainable ideas, check out these tips below. In the Shade Thanks Read more [...]

Earth Day Every Day

April 20, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

Earth Day Every Day The South Florida guide  Wondering how to honor Earth Day past this weekend? For a sustainable workplace year-round, check out our friendly guide on how to live and work greener every day. Clean up This weekend is packed full of opportunities to participate in community clean-ups. These events make ideal team-building exercise for companies. Miami will be celebrating the 35th annual Baynanza Clean-up. In addition, Palm Beach will also host their Great American Clean-Up Read more [...]

Plants @ Work – tips for foolproof office greenery

March 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

Plants @ Work Tips for foolproof office greenery Recent research is crystal clear on the amazing environmental benefits of indoor plants, from naturally improving air quality to providing a psychological boost in the workplace. But will indoor plants add excessive strain to your property maintenance? Plant care can be a laborious task, but there's no need to lose out on healthy vegetation, with our tips for choosing the best plant options for your space. Water, Water Often the first hurdle, Read more [...]

Countdown to Zero Waste

February 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Green and Sustainable

Countdown to Zero Waste Is zero waste possible in the office? “Zero waste” has become the latest buzzword in sustainability, thanks to popular bloggers like Lauren Singer -- famous for reducing four years' worth of personal waste to fill a mason jar on her website, Trash is for Tossers. But is this goal feasible for a commercial property, like an office? The communal demands of the workplace can create obstacles for this noble goal. Yet with a few tip, in collaboration with your cleaning Read more [...]

Better Alternatives to Antibacterial Hand Cleaners

January 28, 2017 by  
Filed under Blog, Cleaning Tips and Tricks

Better Alternatives to Antibacterial Hand Cleaners 2017 already marks a banner year for banning certain antibacterial soaps, thanks to major policies activated this year. Starting January 1st, Minnesota became the first state to ban triclosan, a now controversial germ-killing ingredient with potential connections to antibiotic resistance and hormonal disorders. This follows the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) recent nationwide ban of the substance in many personal products, including Read more [...]

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