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FRIDAY FUNNY: Read It And Weep!
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.
With Global Handwashing Day, just around the corner (October 15), a new survey reveals insight into Americans’ handwashing habits and it's not pretty. Consumer awareness of the importance of hand hygiene is grossly exaggerated, according to the survey findings.
An IT In The Toilet study shows Americans aren’t spending alone time alone: habits behind closed stalls have been modified by increased cell phone usage.
A life cycle assessment conducted by a Massachusetts-based university found the Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer to be the most sustainable way to dry hands.
Rededicated in 2009, the Oklahoma State University football stadium shows school spirit throughout.
Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services
More than three million of these products from Georgia-Pacific Professional have been put into service in facilities.
For facilities managers tirelessly fighting the never ending restroom complaint battle (and who isn't?), there is a new weapon in development that's designed to address the issue of relentless restroom odor.
With a facility wide remodel, a Connecticut shopping mall ramps up its image along with its "green" quotient.
For years, proper hand hygiene has been a topic of concern in hospitals, schools, restaurants, and office facilities with more awareness campaigns happening.
Georgia-Pacific Professional donated an estimated two year supply to the city's school district.
This new bathroom tissue is unbleached and composed of 100% reycled fiber.
This line of commercial cleaning products is formulated from plant and mineral based ingredients.
SCA recently donated its Tork® brand towel and bath tissue products to the 320 acre Double H Ranch for seriously ill children in Lake Luzerne, NY.
So the next time you're considering a restroom facelift, why not get creative like these folks did?
For facility professionals, restroom signs are pretty standard and straightforward. Or ARE they? Around the world, the universal language of biological necessity has a much more creative flair.
Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.
Specifiers can select faucet features — such as preferred types of handles, spouts, and outlets — with three online tools.
Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.
The Just-Lift® hinge system from Bemis enables housekeeping staff to pull toilet seats straight up for easier cleaning.
This first specification focused on identifying water efficient flushing urinals.
For National Clean Hands Week (September 20-26) Georgia-Pacific Professional has made a poster available online to promote good hand hygiene practices among elementary school children.
After checking out this toilet paper awareness campaign in Copenhagen, I am now convinced that Hamlet wasn't the only Dane off his nut. Brace yourself for this... (Warning: photo is a bit gross!)
Ninety-four percent of respondents said they always wash their hands after visiting a restroom. They don't think so highly of their peers.
For the third year, Charmin has placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.