Welcome to our Weekly Cleaning News Round Up post from the Fresh Wave IAQ blog. As always, we have compiled all of the key cleaning news stories you will need to be the best cleaning professional possible. As a reminder, if you have any news that you would like for us to cover, please fill out our contact form and we will strongly consider running your story.
Updated Sustainability How-to Guide is Now Available
IFMA has released the latest update in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-to Guide: Global Green Cleaning.”
New Standard Published for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) just published its new Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup. Be sure to check out our post about crime scene clean up and odor control here.
Green Clean Schools Leadership Institute Registration Open
Registration is now open for the 2017 Green Clean Schools Leadership Institute, to be held July 13-14 at the Silverado Lodge in Park City, Utah.
WAXIE Receives Utah Employer Support of the Guard Reserve Award
Utah ESGR State Chair Jeff Tiede recently presented the Utah Employer Support of the Guard Reserve “Patriotic Employer” Award to Brent Taylor and WAXIE Sanitary Supply.
These Hotels Are Fighting Food Waste, One Guest at a Time
Some of the world’s most iconic hotels are to trial new approaches to tackling food waste, as part of a major new initiative launched today by WWF, the Rockefeller Foundation and the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA).
A Hospital in Canada is Using A Dog To Sniff Out Deadly Infections
Vancouver General Hospital in Canada is using a two-year-old cocker spaniel to sniff out HAIs.
Massachusetts Elementary School Salutes Retiring Janitor
Students from Joseph C. Chamberlain Elementary School in Taunton, MA, recently gave a special surprise goodbye to retiring head custodian.
The Graphic Designer Who Maps the World’s Cities by Smell
Check out this New Yorker Magazine profile of a graphic artist who is mapping all of the odors from cities around the world.