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Every Day Is Earth Day for the Cleaning Industry
Jolynn Kennedy | April 20, 2012

Earth Day was created 42 years ago by a small but passionate group of individuals that organized speeches and rallies throughout the...read more


Taking Green Cleaning to Schools
Bill Balek | January 26, 2012

Environmental preferability, sustainability, “green,” reducing your environmental footprint … these terms have become part of our everyday lexicon as schools, businesses, households,...read more


Green Trends Not to Be Ignored
Bill Balek | January 26, 2012

Not so many years ago, distributors of commercial cleaning products would only venture to stock a handful of green chemical cleaners, and...read more


Understanding Water Recycling Terminology
Doug Berjer | December 22, 2011

As water concerns mount around the globe, water recycling and reclamation practices are expected to become much more common in future years....read more


Planning Ahead
European Cleaning Journal Staff | October 4, 2011

Research and detailed planning are essential before you quote for, or commit to, a carpet care and cleaning contract. Gordon McVean of...read more


Cleaning Proposals: Managing Rejections
Dick Ollek | January 4, 2011

A colleague recently bid on a fairly large production facility with what he felt was a fair price. Soon after, his bid...read more


Safety Steps: Preventing Slips and Falls in Mega Retail Centers
Gary Pelphrey | December 7, 2010

A potentially lucrative market for building service contractors (BSCs) is the maintenance of hard surface floors for mega-retailers. The biggest need for...read more


Best Practices: Feminine Sanitary Product Disposal Receptacles
Allen Rathey, Lynn Krafft, Perry Shimanoff, and Ann Germanow | July 6, 2010

Safety Reminders: Wear protective gloves. Procedure Empty sanitary product disposal receptacle contents by removing the liner bag, sealing it, and placing it in...read more