Cleaning http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/31979/more en Catalog offers a variety of products for government tasks http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/catalog-offers-variety-products-government-tasks <div class="node-body article-body">The Uline Spring-Summer 2016 product catalog contains over 31,000 packaging, shipping, industrial and janitorial products.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/catalog-offers-variety-products-government-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/catalog-offers-variety-products-government-tasks#comments Cleaning Facilities Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Administration Mon, 25 Apr 2016 21:27:00 +0000 70801 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Uline Spring-Summer 2016 product catalog.</p> On the radio: Top 10 stories in American City & County for 2015 http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Listen to a broadcast summary of our ranking of American City & County's Top 10 stories of 2015.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/radio-top-10-stories-american-city-county-2015#comments Cleaning Infrastructure Human Resources Water & Wastewater GPN Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:53:00 +0000 69401 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Mark Amtower</p> Governments are a key market for janitorial and sanitary supplies and equipment http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/governments-are-key-market-janitorial-and-sanitary-supplies-and-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">Governments buy a lot of of janitorial, sanitation and cleaning products. Distributor sales of these products to municipal, county, state and federal government agencies totaled about $2.02 billion in the most recent year that data was available. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/governments-are-key-market-janitorial-and-sanitary-supplies-and-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/governments-are-key-market-janitorial-and-sanitary-supplies-and-equipment#comments Cleaning Facilities Government Procurement Green Building Maintenance Green Purchasing & Procurement Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:49:00 +0000 68861 at http://americancityandcounty.com Bag dispensers help keep dog-friendly areas clean http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean <div class="node-body article-body">DOGIPOT Junior Bag Dispensers help to ensure the success of pet waste pickup programs.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/grounds-maintenance-landscaping/bag-dispensers-help-keep-dog-friendly-areas-clean#comments Cleaning Facilities Parks & Recreation Green Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Waste Parks & Recreation Smart Cities Sustainability Mon, 09 Nov 2015 20:01:00 +0000 68141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A Dogipot Mini Junior Bag Dispenser (#1002M-2).</p> City uses paint to stop public urination (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/city-uses-paint-stop-public-urination-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">San Francisco's Public Works Department is using repellent paint to reduce the effects of repellent behavior. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/city-uses-paint-stop-public-urination-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/city-uses-paint-stop-public-urination-related-video#comments Cleaning Facilities Highways, Streets & Bridges Public Transit Law Enforcement Law Enforcement Parks & Recreation Worker Safety Thu, 10 Sep 2015 14:28:00 +0000 66871 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: see how Ultra-Ever Dry repels moisture and grime.</p> Pressure washer tips to save outdoor cleaning time (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/pressure-washer-tips-save-outdoor-cleaning-time-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Experts at Briggs & Stratton offer tips on how pressure washer accessories, detergents and attachments can save time spent cleaning outdoor spaces.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/pressure-washer-tips-save-outdoor-cleaning-time-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/pressure-washer-tips-save-outdoor-cleaning-time-related-video#comments Cleaning Facilities Maintenance Parks & Recreation Grounds Maintenance & Landscaping Parks & Recreation Public Works Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:37:00 +0000 66461 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Use power washers to clean delicate surfaces. The company&#39;s pressure washers feature POWERflow+ technology.</p> Toronto replacing residential waste bins (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/toronto-replacing-residential-waste-bins-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Toronto, Ontario, is going to upgrade its fleet of 500,000 residential organic waste bins. Los Angeles-based Rehrig Pacific Co. won the contract to provide the bins.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/toronto-replacing-residential-waste-bins-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/toronto-replacing-residential-waste-bins-related-video#comments Cleaning Recycling Green Waste Parks & Recreation Public Works Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:13:00 +0000 64731 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: a Rehrig Pacific Oganic Waste Container.</p> Gallery: Products that keep government buildings sustainable and green http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/gallery-products-keep-government-buildings-sustainable-and-green <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some of the products that government facility managers use to save energy and preserve the environment in their buildings. The products appeared in the May 2014 Government Product News. Every issue of GPN has at least 7 green products on display. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/gallery-products-keep-government-buildings-sustainable-and-green" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/gallery-products-keep-government-buildings-sustainable-and-green#comments Buildings & Facilities Cleaning Facilities Energy Efficiency Green Building Maintenance Green Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:17:00 +0000 57181 at http://americancityandcounty.com Detectors aim to eliminate urine odors in train stations http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/detectors-aim-eliminate-urine-odors-train-stations <div class="node-body article-body">Atlanta’s transit agency, MARTA, is installing urine detection devices in its stations to keep elevators clean and urine-free.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/detectors-aim-eliminate-urine-odors-train-stations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/cleaning/detectors-aim-eliminate-urine-odors-train-stations#comments Cleaning Facilities FacilityDude Government Security Security & Fire Control Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:33:00 +0000 51831 at http://americancityandcounty.com Hand dryers improve sanitation, cut costs (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/green/hand-dryers-improve-sanitation-cut-costs-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Using hand dryers instead of paper towels in restrooms is improving sanitation and cutting costs in the Community Counseling Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/green/hand-dryers-improve-sanitation-cut-costs-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/green/hand-dryers-improve-sanitation-cut-costs-related-video#comments Cleaning Green Building Maintenance Green Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:40:00 +0000 49221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p> The low-profile design of the World Dryer SLIMdri unit fits any decor or washroom environment. The hand dryer has flexible cover options and universal voltage features.</p>