Blog Archive

  • The healthcare industry — and I am including long-term care and senior living facilities in that definition — has been a bit slow to adopt sustainability initiatives. Its focus, of course, always is on resident […]

    From Senior Living: The ‘Three-Bucket’ Approach to Sustainability

    The healthcare industry — and I am including long-term care and senior living facilities in that definition — has been a bit slow to adopt sustainability initiatives. Its focus, of course, always is on resident […]
  • A California lending company that specializes in financing the purchase of collector cars—a tricky business because many collector cars have more “emotional” value than real value—prominently notes on its website and in all email correspondence […]

    Which Comes First: Brand or Reputation?

    A California lending company that specializes in financing the purchase of collector cars—a tricky business because many collector cars have more “emotional” value than real value—prominently notes on its website and in all email correspondence […]
  • The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) fourth Sustainability Report, “Foundations for Transformation,” showcases the steps the cleaning product supply chain is taking to address the industry’s core material issues. The 2017 Report highlights the progress made […]

    From CleanLink: Sustainability Report Shows Signs Of Progress

    The American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) fourth Sustainability Report, “Foundations for Transformation,” showcases the steps the cleaning product supply chain is taking to address the industry’s core material issues. The 2017 Report highlights the progress made […]
  • Published in Cleaning Maintenance Management, October 11, 2017 It cannot be denied that we are experiencing more wild weather around the globe and it is having a dramatic impact on businesses small and large. In […]

    Learning How to Weather the Storm

    Published in Cleaning Maintenance Management, October 11, 2017 It cannot be denied that we are experiencing more wild weather around the globe and it is having a dramatic impact on businesses small and large. In […]
  • The professional cleaning industry has done a great job with green cleaning.  Today over 30 percent of all cleaning products in the professional space are considered green, whereas green products account for only 3 percent […]

    Reprinted from ISSA: Seven Steps to Drive Sustainability

    The professional cleaning industry has done a great job with green cleaning.  Today over 30 percent of all cleaning products in the professional space are considered green, whereas green products account for only 3 percent […]
  • When ISSA introduced the DEAL program as a pilot program in 2016, our goal was to help jansan distributors save as much as $15,000 in operating costs annually, which I said at the time was […]

    The DEAL Program: Smart Sustainability + Smart Business = Solid Profits

    When ISSA introduced the DEAL program as a pilot program in 2016, our goal was to help jansan distributors save as much as $15,000 in operating costs annually, which I said at the time was […]
  • The following was published in CMM in July 2017 Likely lost in the buzz of the recent presidential election was a December 2016 announcement by Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp. and billionaire philanthropist, about […]

    From CMM: How $1 Billion May Impact the Industry

    The following was published in CMM in July 2017 Likely lost in the buzz of the recent presidential election was a December 2016 announcement by Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft Corp. and billionaire philanthropist, about […]