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The San Francisco neighborhood's residents successfully advocated to build the facility, which has been described as an open-air urination hole, to stop people from urinating on local walls, bushes, and sidewalks.
Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.
Milwaukee Tool's new M12 Drain Snake is developed specifically for the challenges plumbers, maintenance technicians, and facility managers encounter when cleaning fixtures and small drain lines.
This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.
Cell phone usage in a restroom stall is no longer taboo. According to Bradley Corporation's 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey, men and women text, check social media, and email in the privacy of a stall.
The Town of Minturn, CO’s “Mine Passageway” design has captured the crown in Cintas’ 14th Annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.
There’s a tight race to win the crown in 2015 Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom Contest, cast your vote before the October 31 deadline.
Women outperform men when it comes to hand hygiene in the workplace: Almost half of men report seeing others exit their workplace restroom without washing up, according to the 2015 Healthy Hand Washing Survey.
Five interesting facts about this crucial item that is worthy of serving as a wedding gown for some!
Facility manager wants to know the pros and cons of using waterless urinals and eco-friendly toilets in a refurbishing project.
In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.
On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.
In a rush to find ways to reduce consumption, the city of Beverly Hills, CA is paying $500 to any business that purchases and installs a waterless urinal.
With its high-end look, this restroom fixture features soap dispensers, faucets, hand dryers, and sink basin.
This self-retracting step provides young children and their caregivers a better hand washing experience.
OSHA and the National Center for Transgender Equality form an alliance to protect the safety and health of transgender workers.
A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.
At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.
In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.
This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are occupied.
Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation measure.
With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.
Designed to further water conservation efforts, the new Omni-Flo Urinal is suitable for new or retrofit applications.
Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.
In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.
New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.
Back in 2010, Charmin placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.
The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.
Featuring a small footprint, SofPull Mini is ideal for restrooms with limited space. The spread of germs is also reduced because the tissue is enclosed.
Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America's Best Restroom contest.
This away-from-home product is designed to minimize hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost instantly.
Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.
One innovative and mobile app enabled device could provide a place for people to relieve themselves outside while turning a nuisance (public urination) into a nutrient for hungry bamboo biofilters.
In celebration of the 161st anniversary of Herman Melville's great American novel, Moby Dick, find out what lengths a person will go to when prompted by a dare.