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Survive The Great Recycling Crisis With These Recycle Tips

October 25, 2019 by  
Filed under Blog, Cleaning Tips and Tricks, Green and Sustainable

Survive The Great Recycling Crisis With These Recycle Tips Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling after it’s carted away? You may not know it, but there has been a quiet crisis brewing in that iconic blue bin since January 2018. This is when China officially stopped importing foreign recyclables. The reason—too many of these materials proved unrecyclable. This has dramatically disrupted the recycling industry in America, which previously exported 40 percent of the nation’s recyclables Read more [...]

Four Easy Ways To Transform Your Public Restroom Appeal

Four Easy Ways To Transform Your Public Restroom Appeal When judging a facility, the status of the public restroom can speak volumes. The condition of public restrooms run the gamut, from marbled, palatial spaces to harsh, fluorescent-lit stalls. However, you don’t need major renovations to enhance your restroom. With a few accessories and some simple changes in your cleaning routine, you can dramatically upgrade your restroom’s user experience. To inspire your next restroom transformation, Read more [...]

The New Cleaning Technology Transforming Your Office

The New Cleaning Technology Transforming Your Office Innovation isn’t just for Silicon Valley anymore. Faced with growing environmental challenges and expanding development, the cleaning industry has turned to technology for solutions. These new tools and equipments are doing more than just cleaning up everyday grit and grime. They are also targeting major health issues, from indoor air quality to the flu virus. With this in mind, explore the new generation of tech promising cleaner, healthier Read more [...]

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Green Cleaning Service

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Green Cleaning Service As public awareness grows surrounding environmental issues, green cleaning programs are in high demand for facilities. However, not all green cleaning companies are made equal. Beware of providers who “greenwash” their services—those that use eco-friendly buzzwords, but fail to adhere to industry-recognized practices. When choosing a service, these are the top features to look for in an authentic green-cleaning provider. Affordability: Providers 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 [...]

Our Green Guide To Troubleshooting Your Carpet Stains

Troubleshooting Your Carpet Stains No matter how much you vacuum, a carpet will never feel clean when it has a stain. Regular carpet maintenance and immediate spot cleaning is crucial for keeping those testy stains at bay. But how you approach a stain makes all the difference for successful removal. So start your carpet treatments on good footing with these tried-and-true solutions. Identify whether it’s a spot or a stain Yes, there is a difference. A spot simply indicates an additional substance, Read more [...]

Solve That Mysterious Smell Once And For All

Solve That Mysterious Smell Once And For All The office may seem clean, but the space will never feel clean if you’re plagued by unpleasant smells. However, the source of these bad scents may not be clear at first sniff. So we’ve tracked down the most overlooked suspects for these mysterious odors, so your workspace can both look and smell refreshed. Trash Cans: Yes, when it comes to noxious smells, trash cans prove the obvious culprit. However, bad odors may still linger on even 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 [...]

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 [...]

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