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First Two Cases of COVID-19 in Florida: How SparkleTeam is Preventing Infection

First Two Cases of COVID-19 in Florida: How SparkleTeam is Preventing Infection Florida officials have reported the state's first two cases of Coronavirus COVID-19 over the weekend. The two cases involve a resident in Hillsborough County and one in Manatee County. So far, the state has tested 23 people for the new coronavirus. They are also currently monitoring 184 people who may have been exposed. To date, no cases have been confirmed in the tri-county area of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Read more [...]

Coronavirus Fact vs. Fiction: Protection and Prevention Tips against COVID-19

We’ve gathered the essential facts you need to know about the new Coronavirus strain, COVID-19, plus good practices to keep you safe during such outbreaks. Read more [...]

Try These Easy Tips For Boosting Your Environmental Health

Now is a great time to reinvest in New Year health resolutions. A healthy lifestyle, however, means more than eating right and exercising. The surrounding environment can have a major impact on one’s well-being. This makes re-evaluating the environmental conditions of your facility crucial for supporting the health of your occupants. With this in mind, we’ve gathered our favorite tips to improving the environmental wellness of your building. Read more [...]

How to Enjoy a Non-Toxic, Allergy-Free Summer Vacation

How to Enjoy a Non-Toxic, Allergy-Free Summer Vacation The summer vacation season is officially here, but your travel plans may have been clouded by recent viral reports of unexplained illnesses by tourists. These stories serve as an important reminder regarding potential toxin exposure for vacationers, regardless of where you travel. While locals can build a tolerance, newcomers can prove more sensitive to everyday environmental agents, from the pollen of indiginous plants, to chemicals in cleaners Read more [...]

The Best Indoor Plants To Clear The Air In The Office

February 26, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable

The Best Indoor Plants To Clear The Air In The Office The average American spends over 90 percent of their time inside, according to a recent EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) report. This means we're breathing in more indoor air than ever, which can contain two to five times higher rates of pollutants. In our hermetically-sealed office, plants are an easy and effective way to improve indoor quality. Indoor plants can effectively boost oxygen levels and reducing toxins in the air. To add some Read more [...]

How To Get Rid Of Single-Use Plastics Once And For All

How To Get Rid Of Single-Use Plastics Once And For All Thanks to its endless adaptability, plastic has found its way into every facet of our lives, from the miraculous stents used in heart surgery, to the radiation-protecting helmets of astronauts. However, it’s our excessive use of everyday plastic that’s causing trouble for the environment. One notable culprit? Our dependence on single-use plastics: the ever-present plastic straws, utensils, cups, and packaging. The average Read more [...]

Keeping Healthy During Your Holiday Travels

December 15, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality

Keeping Healthy During Your Holiday Travels
With long lines and long delays, traveling for the holidays can become a stressful time of the year. And no one wants to get sick on top of that, just when we get to share those special holiday moments with family and friends. So skip the cold and flu by following this germ-busting itinerary to keep you and your family healthy this travel season.

1. Before Your Trip

The holiday travel season also falls right at the height of the flu season. Plus, Read more [...]

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome? 4 Simple Ways To Tell.

Do you have Sick Building Syndrome?
Learn the symptoms, and find ways to improve your building's environmental health. 

Persistent headaches, mysterious rashes, and constant allergy-like symptoms–these are common experiences for those suffering from Sick Building Syndrome. Often caused by poor indoor air quality, this may lead to chronic conditions among occupants, reducing work productivity and adversely affecting their health in the long run. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates Read more [...]

Prepare Your Facility for The Hurricane Season

June 24, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality

Preparing for Hurricane Season 2018
How to get ready for the storm, and recover from its aftermath

Hurricane Season 2018 has officially begun. Weather forecasts predict an average season, with up to 16 named storms and 9 hurricanes. But it just takes one direct hit to bring our community to a screeching halt. Quick recovery after a storm makes a major difference for your bottom line. Your cleaning process will become a crucial partner in this process. So check out our breakdown below on coordinating Read more [...]

Up Your Game For Earth Day

April 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Blog, Environmental Quality, Green and Sustainable


Up Your Game For Earth Day
 

South Florida will celebrate Earth Day this Sunday, April 22nd, with a slew of preceding, weeklong activities. Don’t make this special week be just another day at the office. Instead, inspire engagement among your team and meet your facility’s sustainability goals, with these Earth Day team-building ideas.
Get Outdoors:
There’s nothing like being in the great outdoors to appreciate the value of conservation efforts. Consider organizing a company-wide Read more [...]

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