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Improve Restroom Cleaning Productivity

Article written for Facility Cleaning Solutions by Ben Walker, ManageMen, Inc. To improve productivity, set up pantries near or in the restroom, which can be used to safely store consumables. This greatly reduces the amount of paper that workers have to keep on their carts, and minimizes time spent traveling back and forth to restock…. […]

Program for the 13th Annual Simon Institute Symposium

Topics and presenters are subject to change. To register for the Simon Institute Symposium, click here. To book your room at the Menger Hotel, click here. To nominate an outstanding cleaning worker in your organization, click here.

Simon Institute is now accepting Outstanding Cleaning Worker Award Nominations.

For the last several of years, the Simon Institute has been conducting an Outstanding Cleaning Worker of the Year recognition ceremony for cleaning workers, who have been nominated by someone within their organization. 2.5 million people earn their living in the U.S. as janitors, custodians and housekeepers. Most toil through their shift, day after day with little […]

With the help of (OS1), University of Michigan wins GCA Silver Award.

 from American School and University GCA Silver Award Higher Education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Total number of students: 43,400 Total square footage maintained: 15 million Total number of custodians: 365 Total annual cleaning budget: $22 million Green cleaning team members: Plant Building & Grounds Services (PBGS): John Lawter, Assoc. Dir.; Colette Donner, Carie […]