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Why The Future of Recycling May Be In Space

January 9, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Commercial Cleaning Industry

Why the Future of Recycling May Be In Space Managing today's plastic waste has become  a environmental challenges. Plastic is not degradable and is complicated to recycle. But a more streamlined solution may already be available—in space, that is. All thanks to NASA’s latest gadget—the Refabricator. About the size of a dorm room refrigerator, the Refabricator is the first machine to combine recycling and 3D printing into one device. The new tech can transform and reuse Read more [...]

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome? 4 Simple Ways To Tell.

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome?
Learn the symptoms, and find ways to improve your building's environmental health. 

Persistent headaches, mysterious rashes, and constant allergy-like symptoms–these are common experiences for those suffering from Sick Building Syndrome. Often caused by poor indoor air quality, this may lead to chronic conditions among occupants, reducing work productivity and adversely affecting their health in the long run. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates Read more [...]

Keeping Cool and Clean for the Summer

Cool and Clean for the Summer
From high temperatures to intense rain (sometimes on the same day), summer in South Florida can put extreme pressures on your facility. To maintain a clean and productive work environment, get your facility ready for the season with our handy cleaning and maintenance guide.

Cool Clean: 
The summer heat can put a strain on your air conditioning system to maintain the cool air indoors. Make sure your system is operating efficiently with a good cleaning. An air conditioning Read more [...]

Electrostatic Sprayers Become Major Flu Fighter

Electrostatic Sprayers Become Major Flu Fighter
This season the flu is spreading more than usual, and many companies report absenteeism is up. Of course, we all know the flu is contagious. You may catch the flu from other people (cough or sneeze) or by touching contaminated surfaces such as keyboards, mice, door knobs, refrigerator handles, coffee pots, office desks, faucets, light switches etc.

Normal cleaning can help avoid the spread of the flu, but when the flu is this viral, you need a true Read more [...]

Science digs deep for better cleaning solutions

January 21, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Commercial Cleaning Industry, Green and Sustainable

Science digs deep for better cleaning solutions
Technology remains a major ally in the search for healthier and greener cleaning methods. Check out our rundown of the latest and most exciting applications.

Scrubbing DNA 
You can find the newest DNA editing technology  in an unexpected place – cleaning wipes. These wipes feature hydrogen peroxide, made by genetically-modified enzymes. Though a greener alternative to bleach, conventional hydrogen peroxide still derives from petroleum, in Read more [...]

A Safer (Greener) Holiday Kitchen

A Safer (Greener) Holiday Kitchen
The office kitchen can be a festive space this time of year, as a space to share food and prepare for staff celebrations. However, this party spirit may create a greater demand on your green cleaning program. Prepare for the holiday season with your cleaning providers with these safety and eco-conscious tips below.

Safer Surfaces
Common commercial chemicals used to clean surfaces can be dangerous when used around food. From a safety standpoint, using greener 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 [...]

Is your Dust Dangerous?

Is your Dust Dangerous?
New research shows everyday dust could hide serious health concerns

Whether clouding windows or tucked between computer keyboards, dust remains a constant challenge for any cleaning program. But does dust prove more than just an unsightly annoyance? New research by the Milken Institute School of Public Health says that toxic chemicals could be lurking in everyday dust. These materials in particular may pose carcinogenic health risks for young children.

So what makes Read more [...]

Green is Good

Green is Good
How green cleaning products reduce the bottom line

With toxins like corrosive lye and carcinogenic dyes lurking in conventional cleaners, the benefits of toxic-free cleaning products seem crystal clear. But did you know that buying green also proves good for efficiencies, particularly for commercial properties? Today’s green cleaning choices (certified by third party organizations, including Green Seal, EcoLogo, Safer Choice and GREENGUARD) prove very cost effective for large-scale Read more [...]

Is Your Commercial Flooring Maintenance Free?

Concrete is widely recognized as a sustainable commercial flooring option, and decorative polished concrete has grown in popularity in the past few years for several reasons. As a sustainable flooring option, since it can be cleaned mechanically without the use of chemicals, polished concrete allows a property manager of a LEED certified building to obtain LEED credits when this method of cleaning is used. Polished concrete is also durable, it is pleasantly attractive with a high degree of reflectivity Read more [...]

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