Category Archives: Green Cleaning Products

Cleaning Myths – The Old vs. The New Products

We often look for cleaning products and solutions to find cheaper, easier and more effective ways to clean. Some use natural ingredients to be greener and help protect our environment and the earth. Others search for products that make the cleaning process quick, easy and cheap. Some cleaning products your mother and grandmother recommended are still some of the best … Continue reading

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How to Clean Child Care Facilities

Although there are many resources available to assist in understanding what the best practices are for cleaning childcare facilities, there are no official government standards. Whether you have a cleaning service clean a childcare facility or internal staff take on the responsibility, it has to be a team effort to ensure the facility is not only clean, but sanitized and … Continue reading

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The Trend of Going Green

Green cleaning has become an international trend to help protect the environment and people who have potential issues with harsh chemicals.  Other things, such as fragrances and products without a neutral pH balance can affect your respiratory system and those who have allergies. The products are generally biodegradable, non-toxic to humans and animals. They also contain no volatile organic compounds, … Continue reading

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Cleaning to Prepare for Colder Weather

Cleaning when the weather gets cold can be tough, especially if the responsibilities are outside. Because many businesses tend to keep the heat low or off when no one is in the facility, it can also make cleaning and sanitizing the inside of the facility tougher for you as well. To make your job easier, consider several things before and … Continue reading

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Buying Commercial and Industrial Cleaning Products

Finding the perfect cleaning products for your clients is important. Each client has different needs and require different cleaning products. You also have to consider your clients’ preferences regarding how their facility is cleaned. This can include a variety of cleaning products – whether they are “green”, aggressive or conventional products even used for household cleaning.

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How to Use Dilution Ratios

Many businesses use too much of their cleaning products and supplies to do simple jobs. Products have dilution ratios, which clean a variety of surfaces using as little as one capfull per gallon. Properly cleaning using the manufacturer’s suggested dilution ratios saves you money. Employees don’t understand the dilution ratios and frequently use much more product than required, thinking it … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Spa Areas During the Summer Months

Summer is upon us and thousands of families have started planning for their vacation time. They’re looking for great hotels to offer them stellar accommodation, community pools and water parks to keep their kids busy, and planning to take advantage of their apartment water amenities. Most likely, you get a heavy increase in your traffic during summer months. While this … Continue reading

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4 Simple Steps for Preparing Your Pool For Summer

A swimming pool is a large draw for your business or organization, or it may be all your organization does. No matter which category you fall into, you want to make sure that your pool is up to the task of hosting visitors and leaves them with a good impression so that you continue to have visitors to your facility. … Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Refrigerator

Your refrigerator may be the most neglected part of your kitchen. The dishes likely receive the most attention, followed by the kitchen surfaces such as the countertops and stovetop. The sink is probably cleaned often as well. But your refrigerator, the place where the majority of your food is stored, is often forgotten. It usually takes a significant event, such … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With Phosphates?

Whether shopping online or at the grocery store, you may have noticed that some dishwashing soap and laundry detergent is labeled “phosphate-free.” Here at Worldwide Janitor, we sell both laundry and dishwashing detergents that are phosphate-free as well as those that contain phosphates. In this article, we’ll talk about what phosphates are, and what advantages and disadvantages they offer. A … Continue reading

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Not All Bleach Is Created Equal

Worldwide Janitor has many different bleach products to choose from. While browsing the laundry section of our website, you might notice some products you are familiar with, but you may also see some products you’re not so familiar with. Bleach products that we sell include: Oxy Care Oxygen dry bleach Traditional chlorine bleach Chlorine dry bleach Each of these products … Continue reading

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What Does Biodegradable Mean?

Definition Please: Biodegradable items are capable of decaying through the action of living organisms.[1] They break down into water, carbon dioxide, and other naturally occurring materials, seamlessly merging with the earth without leaving any toxins.[2] Conversely, a non-biodegradable item decomposes into either a harmful chemical or substance that harms the environment. Oxygen Required: Whether or not an item is biodegradable, … Continue reading

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How to Jumpstart Recycling Efforts in the Workplace

As business owners look to squeeze as much as possible from thin budgets, there may be one area that they overlook: Recycling and garbage. In this era of increasing collection fees and supply expenses, garbage costs continue to rise, impacting the bottom line of businesses everywhere. The answer to addressing these growing expenses may lie with recycling efforts. By removing … Continue reading

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