Podcasts

Nic News Podcast #25: Understanding Microfiber Technology

This episode of Nic News features an interview with John Schneider with Rubbermaid Commercial Care Products. Microfiber is a synthetic fiber that consists of a very fine blend of polyester and polyamide (nylon) threads. The threads are blended, woven and chemically split into microscopic fibers that when examined under a microscope appears in the shape of a star. These split fibers create a surface area 40 times greater than that of a regular fiber.

Nic News Podcast #24: How Green Do You Want to Be? Solving the Green Cleaning Dilemma

Frank Trevisani, Building Services Manager from Spartan Chemical, simplifies the growing green movement in the cleaning industry, talks about what it means to be Green and how to start a Green Cleaning program and other ways to take part in the changing industry.

Nic News Podcast #23: The Bug Stops Here – Natural Solutions to Pest Management

Synthetic pesticides are the single largest class of toxic chemicals to which the total population worldwide is exposed. While their predominant use is in large-scale industrialized agriculture, other major applications include urban spraying, uses in offices, schools, golf courses, and lawn and garden. Over use can result in pervasive environmental contamination of air, water, food and health. Stephen Tvedten, President of PEST (Prevent Environmental Suicide Today) and Head of the Institute of Pest Management shares natural solutions to pest management.

Nic News Podcast #22: Environmental Impacts of Carpet Care

This episode of Nic News features an interview with Richard Bodo, Training Director from Windsor Industries, talks about the environmental effects of neglecting carpet care, the positive impacts of a proper and routine carpet maintenance program and how it affects indoor air quality, life-cycle costs and soil management. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.

Nic News Podcast #21: Sustainable Packaging – An Introduction

This episode of Nic News features an interview Suzanne Fisher, seasoned Packaging Engineer and active board member of the national IoPP -Institute of Packaging Professionals, shares an introduction to sustainability in packaging ? a new and growing topic in the packaging industry. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.

Nic News Podcast #20: Going Green with Cleaning

This episode of Nic News features an interview Denny YoungDyke with Petoskey Public Schools discussing the green cleaning program that has been put in place at Petoskey Public Schools and how that has worked for them. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.

Nic News Podcast #19: Determining the Billable Weight of Ground Shipments

This episode of Nic News features an interview with Andy Ahonen with Sealed Air discussing dimensional weight and the difference between actual, oversize weight and dimensional weight as it relates to shipping costs.. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.

Nic News Podcast #18: Sen. John McCain’s visit to Nichols’ Muskegon Facility

A special episode of Nic News! Listen to Sen. John McCain’s speech from his visit to Nichols’ Muskegon Facility.

Nic News Podcast #17: Infection Control: Surface Disinfection – Myth or Reality?

This episode of Nic News features an interview with Sue Garayalde, RN, MPH and Greg Fischer, 3M Commercial Care discussing the important concepts in environmental cleaning to minimize the spread of infection from surfaces. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.

Nic News Podcast #16: Taking the Mystery (Misery) out of Your First LEED Project

This episode of Nic News features and interview with Stivers with Catalyst Partners discussing helping your organization decide to make your next project LEED and What should the facility manager do to get ready. Hosted by Marcie Palmer. For more information visit www.enichols.com.