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Ontario Chapter Golf Tournament (new location)
Lion Head Golf Club
Shotgun start : 1:00 p.m
Contact: Elio D'Alessio - Alte-Rego Corp.
or Brad Fraser - Wausau Paper

The Difference Between Cleaning And Cleaning For Health

Studies indicate that some cleaning methods prove more effective than others at reducing or eliminating health-risking contaminants. But a new study published by the School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania finds that earlier studies have not taken the next step: investigating the degree to which specific cleaning methods contribute to a reduction in infections. The study focused on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and specifically on common "high touch surfaces" in hospitals such as tray tables, bed rails, light switches, and toilets.

Cascades And Green Seal Celebrate 10 Year Milestone

Cascades Tissue Group and Green Seal celebrate the 10th anniversary of a partnership ensuring the responsible manufacturing of environmentally preferable products that improve daily lives. Following a practice that began over 50 years ago, and long before sustainable development become fashionable, Cascades has made a concerted effort to introduce innovative products that offer enhanced environmental and hygienic value. The company’s green efforts are reflected not only in the composition of its products, but in its production methods.

The toilet of tomorrow will do more than flush waste

A toilet that functions as its own treatment plant could help to deliver sustainable sanitation to the 2.5 billion people worldwide who currently lack access. The 'reinvented toilet' would harvest energy from human waste in order to produce sterile water for washing. It would also process solid waste and enable it to be used as an odourless fertiliser. The reinvented toilet is the brainchild of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme team at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Toilet seat liners found to be 'pointless'

Are you one of those people who always grabs a paper liner before sitting down on the toilet? If so, you're probably doing it to avoid catching a disease from someone else's 'splashes' that may be left on the seat. Well, you germophobes will be disappointed to know that those liners may have more to do with providing comfort and reassurance to the user than actually doing anything to prevent disease. That's according to infectious disease specialist Dr William Schaffner, a professor of preventive medicine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Nature inspired nano-structures mean no more cleaning windows

A revolutionary new type of smart window could cut window-cleaning costs in tall buildings while reducing heating bills and boosting worker productivity. Developed by UCL (University College London) with support from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), prototype samples confirm that the glass can deliver three key benefits:

Five Marketing Trends Jan/San Pros Should Know About in 2016

While it can always be a bit risky predicting marketing trends – remember how Facebook was going to transform the B2B marketing world? – some trends do appear to be evolving that jansan manufacturers, distributors, cleaning contractors, and carpet cleaning technicians should be aware of. Because of this, the National Service Alliance (NSA), a group purchasing organization for the professional cleaning industry, lists the following marketing trends that may be in for some real traction for 2016:

Healthcare Cleanroom Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2015 - 2023

This report on global healthcare cleanroom consumables market analyzes key market trends and provides market estimates and forecast of various consumable products used in healthcare cleanrooms. The market is studied from three main perspectives including products, applications and geography. The global healthcare cleanroom consumables market is studied from the products point of view for gloves, wipers, adhesive mats, apparels, cleaning products, and cleanroom stationary.

Air quality to be tested in buildings near Reliance PCB spill as a precaution

Montreal’s public health department will begin taking air samples inside buildings adjacent to the former Reliance Power Equipment plant in Pointe-Claire to determine whether the factories are contaminated by PCBs. Monique Beausoleil, a toxicologist with the public health department, said that despite PCB contamination in the soil near the fences of these properties, there is little chance that the air inside the buildings poses any danger to workers inside.

Bosnians are sticklers for hand hygiene – but not so the Dutch

The Dutch are the least likely nation in Europe to wash their hands with soap and water after using the toilet, according to a study. And Bosnia & Herzegovina is the continent's most hygienic country with 96 per cent of the population claiming to automatically wash their hands after a bathroom visit. In a Gallup International study, only half of those surveyed in the Netherlands said they washed their hands after using the loo.

Steve Ashkin Tips to Control the Spread of Infection

You can't always control what germs come into a home or facility. But you can keep from spreading them around. In this Educational Quick Clip, "green cleaning guru" Steve Ashkin spells out some simple cleaning tips that are not just valuable for cold-and-flu season, but all year 'round.

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