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Sustainable Packaging… what is it really?

Sustainable Packaging… seems like a pretty generic topic, right? If you are me, and you think sustainability, there are a few things that come to mind.  Flashes of a childhood saying, and mini sing along songs, like… Reduce, Re-Use, Recycle…Yeah! (come ‘on sing it with me now! ).. play over and over in my head.  [Read More…]

The Value of Clean

Too often the value of clean is overlooked. When budgets are tight, it is common that the custodial department is the first to be considered for cuts. You face reductions in overhead in the form of people, right down to the budget for tools and products you need to do the job efficiently.  Nichols is here [Read More…]

Data Driven Cleaning with Tork EasyCube™

Improve Restroom Efficiency with Tork EasyCube™   It’s not a secret people dislike public restrooms and will do anything to avoid germs while using one. For many businesses, customers overall opinion can change if the restroom is lacking organization or unsanitary. Thankfully, our friends at Tork have created a solution to help businesses stay one [Read More…]

Don’t Let the Flu Slow Down Your Office

The severity of this year’s flu season has been making headlines. One recent headline focused on the impact the flu could have on workplace productivity. According to a recent news report, this year’s flu season will cost employers nearly $10 billion based on lost productivity alone1. The impact the flu has on both employee and [Read More…]

Avoiding & Fighting the FLU…

As we close up January and kick start February… we hope your original resolutions made it past a few weeks, probably unlikely if you or a loved one had to deal with fighting the flu right? Given the very alarming spikes in the flu this year and the escalation in NoroVirus outbreaks, we loved the [Read More…]

It’s Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day!

Here at Nichols, we know a thing or two about this pop-able packaging! No matter how old you are, no one can resist popping Bubble Wrap! The last Monday of January is always dedicated to celebrating bubble wrap with Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day. The first “Bubble Wrap” was formed by sealing two shower curtains together [Read More…]

#TBT – – – Cold and Flu and Back to School, Germs Happen

It’s the first week of January, and our lovable little ones are heading back to school. Given the typical corresponding uptick in Cold and Flu that accompanies back to school (and work too!), we thought we’d #TBT this blog from last January. No passing the holiday treats this week. Instead they will share with their [Read More…]

2018 New Year’s Resolution Challenge #WeTakeNotice

A New Year’s Resolution Challenge… To Take Notice! It is so easy to take things for granted. And I’ll admit, I do it often. I take for granted that my car will run when I need it. It seems a given that my team mates will get the event invitations created,website updated and the eBlasts [Read More…]

Help Employees Prevent Dry Hands In The Winter

Think of winter, and what comes to mind might be the open fire of a Sunday pub, or it might be a stroll around a Christmas market. For outdoor workers the picture is not always this romantic: working outdoors can come with serious risks. Weather conditions can have a serious impact on the health of [Read More…]

Celebrate #AmericaRecyclesDay with Sustainable Liners

What better day than #AmericaRecyclesDay to recommit to sustainability? Yet even those with the best intentions to recycle and create an environmentally friendly workplace can get confused with the options on choosing sustainable products.  Is it recyclable, biodegradable, compostable? We actually get asked this question often about trash can liners. These options can be very confusing [Read More…]