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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.


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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.

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FRIDAY FUNNY BONUS: Men Caught Dirty Handed When It Comes To Good Hygiene

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Restrooms Will Never Be The Same

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.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dyson Airblade™ Hand Dryer from Dyson

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Restrooms Not Forgotten In Stadium Makeover

Rededicated in 2009, the Oklahoma State University football stadium shows school spirit throughout.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sloan Fixtures Added To ATS Spec Service

Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services

enMotion On Market For 10 Years

More than three million of these products from Georgia-Pacific Professional have been put into service in facilities.

FRIDAY FUNNY: More Subtle Than Lighting A Match?

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.

Retail Case Study: Marketable Investment

With a facility wide remodel, a Connecticut shopping mall ramps up its image along with its "green" quotient.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Paper Towels vs. Air Dryers

For years, proper hand hygiene has been a topic of concern in hospitals, schools, restaurants, and office facilities with more awareness campaigns happening.

Soap Donated To Green Bay, WI Schools

Georgia-Pacific Professional donated an estimated two year supply to the city's school district.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Moka by Cascades Tissue Group

This new bathroom tissue is unbleached and composed of 100% reycled fiber.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Green Works From Clorox

This line of commercial cleaning products is formulated from plant and mineral based ingredients.

Kids' Camp Receives Paper Products Donation

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Creative Restrooms Revisited

So the next time you're considering a restroom facelift, why not get creative like these folks did?

FRIDAY FUNNY: Potty Humor From Around The World

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.

Handwashing And Other Healthy Practices

Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Online Configurators From Chicago Faucets

Specifiers can select faucet features — such as preferred types of handles, spouts, and outlets — with three online tools.

Water Leaks Can Add Up

Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Just-Lift Toilet Seat Hinge System

The Just-Lift® hinge system from Bemis enables housekeeping staff to pull toilet seats straight up for easier cleaning.

EPA's WaterSense Releases First Commercial Building Product Spec

This first specification focused on identifying water efficient flushing urinals.

Wash Your Hands!

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Butt I Don't Mean To Offend You; I Just Want To Make You More Aware

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!)

Survey On Hand Washing Practices

Ninety-four percent of respondents said they always wash their hands after visiting a restroom. They don't think so highly of their peers.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

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.

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