Five reasons to go touchless in your facility

Five reasons to go touchless in your facility

Veritiv Facility Solutions | May 3, 2021

Touchless or touch-free restrooms have been around for years. But with the COVID-19 pandemic fueling increased demand for touchless solutions, more high-traffic organizations, including government offices and educational institutions, are moving swiftly to fully touchless restrooms.

No surprise—consumers prefer touchless, too. Studies show that now more than ever, people are more cautious about using public areas when away from the safety of their homes. They notice and value the hygienic and convenient aspects of facilities that help them avoid or minimize touching surfaces.

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Earth Day history: an earthly blast from the past

Earth Day history: an earthly blast from the past

Veritiv Facility Solutions | April 19, 2021

Earth Day 2021 is this week! This year’s theme, Restore Our Earth™, speaks to the idea that every one of us needs a healthy Earth to support our jobs, livelihoods, health, survival and happiness—and that a healthy planet is not an option, it’s a necessity. And we agree.

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Clean facilities: a win for everyone

Clean facilities: a win for everyone

Veritiv Facility Solutions | December 1, 2020

A clean facility. It’s a relatively simple concept. If a workplace looks and smells good, we recognize and appreciate it.

But for those who are in facility management, a clean facility means much more.

A clean environment benefits your customers and guests, employees and your organization’s bottom line. Research from ISSA1, a worldwide cleaning industry association, bears this out: Clean facilities are not just a cost. They generate revenue.

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CARES Act: protect students & staff

CARES Act: protect students & staff

Veritiv Facility Solutions | November 18, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is an economic relief package spurred by the public health and economic impacts of COVID-19. In the simplest of terms, the CARES Act provides funding for education and government entities to spend on COVID-related activities.

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Pop quiz! Do you know these industry terms?

Pop quiz! Do you know these industry terms?

Veritiv Facility Solutions | October 26, 2020

Each industry has its jargon, the industry-focused terminology that peppers conversations and serves as shorthand. The facility management (FM) industry is no exception. Here are some of the FM industry’s cleaning terms—some you likely know and, perhaps, some that will be new to you:

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Timely tips for a cleaner workplace

Timely tips for a cleaner workplace

Veritiv Facility Solutions | September 14, 2020

Creating a safe and healthy workplace is a growing priority for all employers, especially as cold and flu seasons seem to hit harder each year and novel viruses emerge. To accomplish this goal, businesses must look beyond standard cleaning. Clean facilities don’t just look better—they provide a healthier, high-performing environment that makes for happier employees and customers, too.

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Reducing Waste with LEAN Cleaning

Reducing Waste with LEAN Cleaning

Veritiv Facility Solutions | June 24, 2020

More than ever before, employee health and safety are of the utmost importance. However, providing a safe and healthy workplace has also never been more complicated. What are the best ways to protect your people and stop the spread of illness, while maintaining productivity and a healthy bottom line? LEAN cleaning helps you strike the balance.

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Productivity and the 8-hour workday

Productivity and the 8-hour workday

Veritiv Facility Solutions | January 30, 2020

How can I be more productive at work?” continues to be a hot question for today’s workers. No matter your industry or role, everyone is looking for new ways to power through the day. And it’s no wonder—on an average eight-hour workday, more than two hours are lost to non-value added activities. These include:

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6 hot tips for ice melt application

6 hot tips for ice melt application

Veritiv Facility Solutions | November 19, 2019

If it only cost $10 to improve safety for your employees and customers, plus avoid paying $100,000+ in damages, would you do it? Most people would say, “Of course!” Yet this expense (the average cost of one bag of ice melt) is often overlooked or delayed.

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4 steps to reducing germs

4 steps to reducing germs

Veritiv Facility Solutions | October 24, 2019

Sickness can impact both personal safety and business productivity. With this year’s season on the horizon, now is the time to prepare to keep your employees and business healthy.

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