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2009-12-01 08:15:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A study performed by Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System(SM), a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, revealed that methods used by outside cleaning contractors could actually do more harm than good to indoor environments. Conducted at a Midwest early childhood education center, the study measured surface hygiene levels using Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) readings. By measuring the presence of ATP, the universal energy molecule...

2009-11-17 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program announced today that it has developed and adopted a certification standard and testing protocol for Non-Disinfecting Hard Surface Spray Cleaning Products. The asthma & allergy friendly(TM) Certification Program - administered by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) in partnership with the international research organization, Allergy Standards Limited (ASL) -...

2009-10-27 08:15:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System, a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, today announced a strategic alliance agreement with Ecolab Inc., a global leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection prevention products and services. The agreement comes at a critical time, as businesses take steps to protect against the H1N1 virus and other germ-related illnesses. Coverall conducted extensive evaluation and testing of...

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2009-10-25 07:20:00

People are unconsciously fairer and more generous when they are in clean-smelling environments, according to a soon-to-be published study led by a Brigham Young University professor. The research found a dramatic improvement in ethical behavior with just a few spritzes of citrus-scented Windex. Katie Liljenquist, assistant professor of organizational leadership at BYU's Marriott School of Management, is the lead author on the piece in a forthcoming issue of Psychological Science. Co-authors...

2009-09-21 09:00:00

-- SDA Survey Shows More People Claim to Be Washing Hands -- 2009 Grade Improves from 2008's C- -- SDA Offers Virtual Cold & Flu Toolkits at www.cleaning101.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans appear to be embracing hand hygiene more than in past years. But not all of us are cleaning our hands as often as we should - especially with the threat of the H1N1 flu virus (also known as swine flu). In the fifth annual Clean Hands Report Card(R) issued by The...

2009-07-22 09:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Oreck Corporation, one of the most recognized brand names in the home care space, has chosen The Buntin Group as retail media agency of record in a national search to handle media strategy and execution for the 75 corporate Oreck Clean Home Center retail locations and provide media support for the company's 354 franchise stores. "Oreck has built a reputation of developing and manufacturing cleaning equipment and products that improve the quality...

2009-07-22 07:00:00

ROGERS, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the results of a new study, the Activeion Pro, a breakthrough, on-demand, hand-held cleaning tool that transforms tap water into a powerful cleaner, delivers significant environmental sustainability benefits. When compared to cleaning with traditional chemical detergents, the Activeion Pro offers a greater than 97 percent benefit across seven key indicators tied to environmental sustainability. (Logo:...

2009-06-30 10:13:00

Don't Miss Clean "Tweets" from The Soap and Detergent Association Check Out News and Views on Hygiene, Health and Cleaning at www.twitter.com/cleaning101 WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Tweets" about all things clean are coming your way - in 140 characters or less. The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) has unveiled its Cleaning101 page on Twitter, the micro-blogging site that invites its users to "communicate and stay connected" - in as few words as possible. You can...

2009-06-08 05:00:00

Inventor, Author, Scientist to Assist in Introducing Activeion Cleaning's Revolutionary Hand-Held Spray Bottle Technology ROGERS, Minn., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Activeion(TM) Cleaning Solutions, LLC, announces the engagement of William (Bill) S. Nye as spokesman. A recognized expert in science education and sustainable causes, Mr. Nye will assist in the continuing introduction of Activeion Cleaning Solutions' proprietary chemical-free cleaning technology. (Logo:...

2009-06-01 11:00:00

OCEANSIDE, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Foamtec International LLC today introduced PharmaMOP(TM), the cleanroom industry's lightest weight mop for cleaning and disinfecting aseptic manufacturing areas. At 485 grams, PharmaMOP(TM) sets the standard for ergonomics, allowing implementation of ceiling, wall and floor cleaning SOPs without strain. Key design elements include a patent-pending mop head that assures compliance with contact time SOPs when applying disinfectants in cleanrooms. "At...