Tag Archives: sustainability

Color-Coding Your Waste Containers

Everyday it seems that businesses, institutions and organizations are setting zero waste or zero waste to landfill goals. If that is the case with your organization, you may be adding composting (or organics) to your breadth of waste that you are collecting.  Labeling and color coding containers is an easy way to help direct people [Read More…]

Closing The Loop

What does that mean for recycling? Closed loop recycling is basically a production process in which post-consumer waste is collected, recycled and used to make new products. This process can be as simple as using recycled aluminum to make new cans, or as complicated as weaving reclaimed plastic bottles into polyester for clothing and other products which may be referred to [Read More…]

The Next Generation of Clean Begins with Healthy Indoor Air Quality

So much about cleanliness is based on appearance and has been for generations. As Facility and Custodial Managers, we know that you spend a tremendous amount of time justifying FTE counts, trying to keep staff and battling the ever increasing amount of square footage you are responsible for and not being able to add additional staff [Read More…]

Restroom Satisfaction, Another Key to Great Facilities

“Restrooms are a Reflection of Building Management” Are you doing everything you can to promote Cleanliness, Hygiene, Efficiency, Sustainability and Satisfaction in your restrooms? You can take the C.H.E.S.S. test to find out! Why take the test? Consider this: according to Kimberly-Clark studies, 71% of workers believe the restroom says a lot about the building [Read More…]