Music Festivals: So Many People, So Many Germs

July 29, 2016

They’re loud, sweaty, fun, hot, dirty, and a dream come true for those in their teens and beyond. Summer is the season for music festivals and unlike your average concert, these can last several days and host hundreds of bands all in one place. They are wildly popular too, with Coachella seeing 99,000 attendees per day, 85,000 heading to Bonnaroo, the Vans Warped Tour hosting an approximate total of 500,000, and…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Health and Country Clubs

July 21, 2016

Summer is the season to spend more time outside. Those with club memberships will find themselves out at the pool or on the golf course more often for the next few months. Both the golf and health club industries are vast, with around 29 million golfers in the United States and 55 million members of health and fitness clubs. Business owners and facilities managers may need to upgrade their restrooms…

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How to Keep Your Restrooms Current to Meet Everyone’s Needs

July 15, 2016

The transgender bathroom debate has consistently been in the news and on social media. In the last year, it is reported that 59% of transgender people have avoided restrooms in fear of confrontation. On July 8, 2016, Massachusetts passed a law to protect the transgender population from discrimination in public places, including restrooms. Businesses that are covered by the public accommodations law may need to update their facilities in order…

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Hygiene Tips For Your Business: Transporation

July 8, 2016

Buses, subways, and trains receive many visitors every day.   According to the American Public Transportation Association, “35 million times each weekday, commuters board public transportation.” With all of these people, plenty of germs are inevitably spread. Subway cars tend to be crowded, with closed windows and minimal air circulation, so there is always a chance of encountering airborne pathogens from a sick passenger. In addition to their usual commuters, subways…

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How to Effortlessly Clean Your Toilets

July 1, 2016

One of the reasons people prefer to use their own bathrooms is because they know how often they are cleaned. Walking into a public restroom free of odor and seeing a spotless, white toilet can put a customer’s mind at ease, but a discolored bowl and urine smell can cause anyone to believe that an entire business is unhygienic. Studies show that half of all consumers who encounter an unsanitary…

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