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Posted by Briana Smith on Mar 22, 2017 1:33:00 PM

Wastewater – Rethinking How We View Our Water Resources

By: Briana Smith

It’s World Water Day – a day to reflect on our own water use while recognizing the world’s water crisis.

As Americans, we often take our abundance of clean water for granted. With the exception of the Flint, Michigan water crisis and regional droughts, most people in the United States give no further thought to their water source past the tap. In contrast, according to UN-Water, “Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with feces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.”1

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Topics: water conservation, recycling, sustainability

Posted by Briana Smith on Jan 31, 2013 12:30:00 PM

Microfiber Technology and It's Return On Investment

Microfiber technology increases productivity for custodial departments

By BJ Mandelstam, the founder and president of Cleaning Matters, Denver

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Topics: tips, easy-to-use, productivity, hygiene, durability, water conservation, microfiber, cleaning

Posted by Briana Smith on Jan 4, 2013 12:29:00 PM

Ideas for Incorporating Sustainability into Your New Year's Resolutions

By: Keith Schneringer, LEED® AP O+M, Marketing Manager, WAXIE Sanitary Supply

Happy New Year!

You did it – you survived the holidays and the New Year has begun!

As you get back into the routine at the office, you may be excited to have already resolved to do some things a bit differently in 2013 – or perhaps you have made a New Year’s Resolution is to stay far away from any resolutions. 

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Topics: New Year's Resolutions, ideas, recycle, unplug, water conservation, landscaping, giving back, sustainability

Posted by Briana Smith on Dec 13, 2012 12:30:00 PM

Water Conservation Tips: Winter - Best Time to Make Landscaping Plans

Water conservation during the winter? It’s actually the perfect time to research and map out the best way to tackle outside water conservation goals that can then be implemented in the spring.

There are many ways to be water wise in regards to landscaping either at home or the outside spaces at work. With excellent planning, proper installation & general maintenance your low water landscaping can look beautiful & be functional. Don’t forget to check with your local city/county office, as some offer rebates for water conservation-landscaping.

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Topics: water conservation, landscaping, planning, winter, permeable paving, sprinkler systems, drainage, xeriscaping

Posted by Briana Smith on Oct 11, 2012 11:30:00 AM

15 Water Conservation Tips

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Topics: leaks, water, water savings, appliances, toilets, faucets, water efficient, showerhead, water conservation, landscaping