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These five tips will help create an efficient and organized janitorial closet so that custodial services can perform at peak levels.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Cleaning articles below.


Looking To Reorganize Your Janitorial Closet?

These five tips will help create an efficient and organized janitorial closet so that custodial services can perform at peak levels.

Facility Executive: February 2021 Issue

The February 2021 issue looks back at the facility management challenges of 2020, as well as exteriors, cleaning, security and more. Plus, our own office move!

Did You Miss Our “2021 Plan For Safer Facilities” Webinar?

View the free "2021 Plan for Safer Facilities" video webinar and learn about new survey data and the latest insights and best practices to help keep people safe from viral spread.

Despite Pandemic, Handwashing Diligence On The Decline

Americans seem to be backsliding on their handwashing habits, according to the Bradley Corp.'s recent Healthy Handwashing Survey.

TruShot 2.0 Mobile Dispensing System

The TruShot 2.0 mobile dispensing system automatically dilutes, mixes, and delivers effective cleaning chemistries while reducing prep time with portable no-spill cartridges.

National COSH Releases Eight-Point Agenda For Worker Safety

Group claims OSHA has been a catastrophic failure during pandemic; agenda outlines how Biden-Harris Administration can protect workers and rebuild economy.

Battery Power for Floor Care Machinery

TPPL batteries are a reliable power solution for more frequent and widespread use of floor care equipment.

P&G’s Safeguard To Protect Super Bowl LV Fans, Staff

Safeguard hand sanitizer will be available to Super Bowl fans and game staff to help prevent the spread of germs.

Super Bowl LV Stadium Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.

Is Your School Custodian An Unsung Hero? 

If so, be sure to nominate your hardworking custodian as Cintas kicks-off its eighth-annual nationwide Custodian of the Year contest.

OSHA Issues Stronger Workplace Guidance On Coronavirus

New guidance from OSHA lists essential elements in a program to mitigate, prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace.

New Portable Sinks From T&S Brass

T&S Brass and Bronze Works is offering improved access to handwashing with its line of new portable stainless steel sinks.

Dyson Launches First Cord-free Vacuum For Professional Settings

The Dyson V11 Pro cord-free vacuum is engineered with extra run time and powerful suction to help create a cleaner, more hygienic environment. 

A Workplace Divided: Employees Split Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.

2021 SOLUTIONS: J-Series Restroom Dispensers From Coastwide Professional

Coastwide Professional introduced its J-Series dispenser line in 2020. Susan Scapparone, director of product development there, discusses these products and other solutions for facilities’ janitorial needs.

How Safe Is Your Disinfectant Solution?

While disinfection is among the most effective ways to curb the COVID-19 virus, many are unaware of the health risks that chemical disinfectants pose.

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

LG Autonomous Robot Disinfects With UV Light

LG Electronics is developing an autonomous robot that will use ultraviolet (UV-C) light to disinfect high-touch, high-traffic areas and will be available to customers in early 2021.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS for 2021

Take a look at these facility management products designed to advance operations & maintenance in the coming year!

Diverzify Adds Contract Carpet Systems To Enterprise of Brands

With this partnership, Diverzify expands its commercial flooring installation and maintenance services, and CCS enhances back-end business performance through Diverzify’s technology platform of business and operational services.

How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.

Joint Initiative Promotes Best Practices In Fight Against COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.

Cleaning Protocols Increase Consumer Confidence In Businesses

Ahead of the upcoming holiday shopping season, a new survey shows Americans are ready to return to stores, as long as proper cleaning protocols are in place. 

Green Seal’s Safer Disinfecting Practices Service 1 Billion Square Feet

Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.

Four Steps For Proper Chiller Maintenance And Cleaning

Performing chiller maintenance and cleaning at the end of the cooling season allows any larger issues or concerns to be identified early.

First Sporicidal Solution for Clorox Total 360 System Announced

Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.

Surfacide, iCleanse Join Forces To Combat COVID-19

Med-tech companies partner to provide chemical-free hospital-grade UV decontamination technology to protect healthcare and frontline workers.

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.

50 Facilities Join GBAC STAR Accredited Sites

This week, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council announced 50 facilities have achieved this accreditation for creating and maintaining proper cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention.

Employees Need To Feel Safe At Work: Plan Now For The New Janitorial

Informed by experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene, ABM EnhancedClean gives facilities executives a strategic approach to help keep people safe as they return to work.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.

Facility Executive: October 2020 Issue

The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.

2020 Custodian Of The Year (Finally) Celebrated In Albertville, AL

The COVID-19 pandemic may have delayed a big celebration, but it couldn't stop Albertville Kindergarten & Pre-K from honoring Howell Beasley in a big way!

Antimicrobial Surface Protector For FLAVIA C600 Beverage System

Lavazza offers an optional Kastus tempered glass antimicrobial surface protector that can be applied to the C600 brewer screen and door for always on surface protection.   

Fiberlock IAQ 2500 Approved By EPA To Kill SARS-CoV-2 In 60 Seconds

The disinfectant solution from Fiberlock quickly kills the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to new testing.

Four Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Disinfection Plan

RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.

Kansas City Chiefs’ Stadium Earns GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

Facilities in all sectors are tackling COVID-19 and other infectious agents by demonstrating capability and compliance with 20 key program elements of this Global Biorisk Advisory Council program.

Schools, Universities Urged To Use EPA-Approved Products, Disinfectants

Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.

Garland Provides D7 Disinfectant For Missouri School Reopening

Garland’s subscription plan provides monthly deliveries of D7 materials, ensuring customers will never be without critical disinfection products and allowing for the frequent use of D7.

Massachusetts Coalition To Safely Reopen Schools Cites Concerns

Due to lack of appropriate planning, funding, testing, PPE, environmental safeguards, and staff education, coalition calls for phased approach, with no in-person learning at this time.

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