Although most people associate flu season with winter, the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) weekly summary shows that there are verified (laboratory tested) cases of the flu even as early as the spring. Regardless of when it comes, the flu makes people feel lousy. It also costs our economy billions of dollars and leads to […]Read more "Fighting Flu Saves Lives"
Over the past several years, the idea of “Green Cleaning” has become an important concept in our marketplace. “Green Cleaning” refers to the use of cleaning products and services that reduce the overall health and environmental impact compared to similar products and services used for the same purpose. A green approach to cleaning has not […]Read more "How Green is Your Laundry?"
I have been in this business for over 30 years and have seen a lot of things come and go. Being an old timer I thought the Green movement was going to be a passing fad. The usual rebuttals end-users voiced were: “Green chemicals don’t work” and “They don’t smell strong so they can never […]Read more "How Green Do You Want To Be? Understanding the Green Puzzle"
Craft breweries are becoming more and more popular and this year the growth rate of craft breweries actually outpaced that of commercial breweries. According to FastCasual magazine, it was estimated that craft beer revenue has grown at an annualized rate of 19 percent to $4.2 billion over the last five years and forecasts put the […]Read more "We All Love Great Tasting Beer!"
According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Hand hygiene is the first line of defense for the prevention of illnesses and spread of infection to others.” We should all know this. We should all be taught at home, in school, and at work how important this seemingly simple activity is. We need to have confidence […]Read more "Hand Hygiene: Compliance Reduces Spread of Disease"
Recycling, cleaning, and reusing water in today’s commercial car wash facilities solves the problem of operating under water restriction laws and makes financial sense for both commercial and fleet car and truck wash facilities. Today, legislation mandates lower water use, and some state laws require new car washes to reuse fifty percent of their water […]Read more "Water Reuse, Odor Control, and Compliance for Today’s Car Washes"
Two focus points of food sanitation are protecting your brand and controlling the perpetual concerns of biofilm, listeria, and now drain maintenance. According to a 2016 article published in Time, the FDA recalled more than 300-million total food items, and USDA issued recalls for more than 60-million pounds of food. In many of these instances, […]Read more "Public Enemy Number One"