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Going Green with Paper Products

Carbon Footprint. Sustainability. Going Green. Eco-Friendly are catch phrase terms that show up a lot. From T-shirts, buttons or reusable shopping bags to magazine, television advertisements and other printed materials,  the term green has come to symbolize “environmental awareness” that covers a lot of different things like recycling, renewable resources, clean air and water – […]

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Hands-Free Paper Towel Dispensers

Touch-free restrooms are all the rage and touted as a great way to reduce the spread of germs and bacteria by reducing the number of things people need to touch when they use a restroom. No matter what style of restroom your business has, using hands-free paper towel dispensers is a great way to reduce […]

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Proper Handwashing for Restaurant Employees

You know handwashing is the top way to reduce the spread of germs, whether you’re working in a foodservice establishment, office, or just within your home or family. Good personal hygiene practices are vital for reducing the risk of foodborne illness in restaurants. They can also help prevent the spread of other diseases including the cold, flu and Norovirus. While regular handwashing […]

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Workplace Restroom Dissatisfaction

Restrooms matter. A lot. And your customers aren’t the only ones taking notice when restrooms don’t get cleaned. As it turns out, a dirty restroom could be impacting employee morale in your business. The fifth annual “Healthy Hand Washing Survey” by the Bradley Corporation found that 93% of Americans believe the condition of their workplace’s […]

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Toilet Paper Dispenser Safety

Toilet paper dispensers can be dangerous. It might sound humorous, but it’s true. There have been several lawsuits over the past couple of years about stainless steel dispensers falling and injuring restaurant customers. Other lawsuits involve dispensers popping open because someone didn’t lock them when replacing the toilet paper. Those injuries and lawsuits cause a […]

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Making the Case: Ditch your Electric Hand Dryer in Favor of Paper Towels

The case for ditching your hand dryer in favor of paper towels is growing. A new study confirmed the results of previous research that found using disposable paper towels reduces the germs on your hands much more significantly than if you use an electric hand dryer. The most recent information looked at 12 previous studies […]

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance for your Restroom

Proper placement of your paper towel and toilet paper dispensers doesn’t only make your business’s restroom look nice, it’s the law. The Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA requires businesses to make public places, including restrooms, easily accessible for all users. The ADA dictates the types of dispensers businesses can use to meet these standards […]

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Reducing Germs on your Hands with Paper Towels

Reducing Germs on your Hands with Paper Towels When it comes to hand hygiene, there are two things to always keep in mind: how you wash your hands and how you dry them. I have written extensively about the proper handwashing technique.  Here are the five steps recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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Proper Handwashing: Most Missed Areas and How To Clean Them

We all know that proper handwashing is the number one way to prevent the spread of germs and diseases such as the flu or Norovirus. However, just running your hands under water with a little soap isn’t enough. In fact, studies have found that only 70% of people wash their hands and only 30% of […]

Choosing the Right Paper Towels to Prevent the Spread of Germs

When it comes to hand-drying tools, all public restrooms are different. In one, you might find a hands-free dispenser, such as a pull towel roll or the type where you wave your hand to get a towel. A second restroom might have an electric hand dryer. And a third might have the type of towel […]