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The Sanitary Vending Machine – It Matters!

Approximately 1/4 of the world population is women who are of reproductive age and menstruating. Recently, they have experienced an inconvenient trend of sanitary vending machines often that are empty, in disrepair, or simply missing. A survey found that 86% American women ages 18-54 have found themselves unprepared for their menstrual cycles beginning while they were away from home, such as at work or in public places. In situations like…

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Citron Hygiene and Workplace Essentials…The Perfect Fit!

With over 70 years of experience combined, great changes are to come as Citron Hygiene and Workplace Essentials come together to increase their industry presence. They will exchange best practices and combine their product and service offerings with the most efficient operations to best serve their customers in North America. Over the last year, Citron Hygiene has ambitiously grown its food service, facility and restroom hygiene solutions, and pest control business…

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Sanitize and Spring-clean the Workplace

The days are longer, the temperatures are warmer, and everyone is feeling more upbeat with the change in weather. However, your employees’ desks are covered in messy piles of papers and could be covered in germs too, especially if sicknesses spread through the workplace during winter. It’s time to spring-clean those workspaces to increase productivity and most importantly, keep your business a healthy place to work. Maintaining sanitary workspaces is…

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5 Chemicals Businesses Should Avoid

Being an environmentally friendly business means more than just recycling and reusing materials. It also means that the substances used in products and services must be considered and the exposure to harmful chemicals should be minimized to protect customers and employees. At Workplace Essentials, there are several chemicals we never use in our products. Here are five chemicals we avoid: Cocamide DEA/MEA Found In: Often used as an emulsifier in…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Children’s Play Centers

Indoor play centers are a child’s dream. They see ball pits, great heights to climb, and fun slides, but while kids are having fun, germs are lurking around. It is crucial for parents to know that these indoor playgrounds are clean and safe, as they may not return if their children become sick after a visit. To reduce cross-contamination and provide a safe environment for all customers, facility managers and…

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Make Feminine Hygiene a Priority on International Women’s Day

Every year since 1914, International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8th.   It is time to recognize the achievements of women and bring attention to the issues regarding gender inequality that still exist today. This day was originally called National Women’s Day and started in 1909 after 15,000 women marched in New York City, rallying for voting rights and improved working conditions and pay. Since the International Conference of…

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How to Solve Common Uric Acid Problems

Did You Know? Cleaners consider urine odors and stains to be some of the toughest problems to eliminate in restrooms. The uric acid crystals within urine are the main source of these issues. Once they seep into the floor and tile grout or pipes become blocked, removing the sights and smells can seem impossible. Stains are caused by urine that settles into porous surfaces and creates unsightly, off-colored blemishes.  Some…

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Invest in Employee Health and Wellness

What would you do if you could save your business a lot of money later by spending a little extra now? Many companies have done just that by investing in the health of their staff through employee wellness programs. The main goal of these programs is to address the mental, physical, and social needs in the workplace in order to keep workers healthier for longer periods of time. While there…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Distribution Centers

Whether boxes of products are being stored or food shipments are making a pit stop on the way to their destination, distribution centers are an integral part of the shipping industry. Day in and day out, workers load and unload merchandise and stock it onto shelves or into trucks, touching an indefinite number of objects everyday. Thus, these centers cannot run smoothly without a healthy, efficient staff. According to the…

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10 Items That Have More Germs Than a Toilet Seat

Most people try their best not to touch anything when they use a public restroom, especially the toilet seat. While it has a germy reputation, it is not the only contaminated area in workplaces, schools, or public places. Studies have found that school toilet seats have an average of 3,200 colony-forming units (CFUs), office toilets 49 CFUs per square inch, and some public toilets have counts as low as 8…

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