15 Mar 2018
For Buckeye, sustainability means helping to create a safer environment with our products and programs, whether that be for students attending school, maintenance staff working with our products, patients, nurses, and doctors in healthcare settings, or, on a larger scale, the world as a whole. Buckeye products are manufactured, packaged, and labeled with human and … Continue reading "Sustainability at Buckeye"
28 Feb 2018
In December 2017, the FDA issued a final rule in regards to triclosan and 23 other active ingredients in healthcare antiseptic products. They have given companies a year to remove antiseptics containing triclosan from their facilities. Triclosan was originally added to products like healthcare antiseptics to reduce bacterial contamination. Currently, the FDA has no evidence … Continue reading "The FDA Bans Triclosan from Healthcare Antiseptics"
20 Feb 2018
The 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the worst in recent history and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), flu activity continues to rise. Influenza-like illness (ILI) activity has reached 7.7%, the highest level of ILI since the “swine flu” pandemic of 2009. Hospitalization rates are also the highest they’ve … Continue reading "Make Hand Hygiene a Priority during Flu Season"
10 Jan 2018
Winter has come and with it comes snow, ice, and slippery floors. Most facilities use ice melt and matting to make their entrances safer to navigate. However, despite matting, the snow, water, and ice melt can still find its way onto your facility’s hard floors. Ice melt can be particularly difficult to remove from your … Continue reading "Ice Melt, Snow, and Your Hard Floors"
21 Dec 2017
When a wood floor is first installed, too much exposure to water can cause damage. Because the boards have not yet had time to fill with polymer protection, the wood can more easily absorb water and begin to warp. This is why, for the first 2-3 years of a wood floor’s life, it’s best to … Continue reading "Why Use Water-Based Wood Floor Coatings?"
14 Dec 2017
In a 1980s strength test, participants stared at a piece of navy blue paper for 15-20 seconds and then had their strength measured. Next, they stared at a piece of pink paper for 15-20 seconds and, again, had their strength measured. No matter which color they stared at first, the results were the same – … Continue reading "What is the Symmetry Behavior Modification System (SBMS)?"
4 Dec 2017
Cleaners with high alkalinity levels can cause your floor finish to lose its gloss, become brittle and powder, or remove the finish altogether. Eco® pH Neutral Cleaner E31 has the cleaning power that comes with high alkalinity levels without causing damage to your floor finish. It is designed in conjunction with Buckeye floor finishes to … Continue reading "Make Your Floor Finish Last with Eco pH Neutral Cleaner E31"
22 Nov 2017
For schools and government entities, the legal procurement process for vendor contracts can be difficult and time consuming. Choice Partners understands the challenges surrounding the legal procurement needs and government purchasing requirements. They offer procurement and contract solutions to meet strict government purchasing requirements. Choice Partners’ staff complete the procurement process to make contracts readily … Continue reading "Buckeye and Choice Partners Purchasing Cooperative"
16 Nov 2017
Symmetry® Hair, Hand and Body Foaming Wash is a product designed for general use, keeping your skin soft and smooth. It can also be used to wash hair without damaging it. It is dye-free with a fruity, floral fragrance and is available as both a gel and foaming product. Symmetry Hair, Hand and Body Wash … Continue reading "Symmetry Hair, Hand and Body Foaming Wash"
7 Nov 2017
Cleanliness in hospitals and healthcare facilities is a matter of patient, employee, and visitor safety. The right cleaning product should be versatile, easy-to-use, and, above all, effective. Eco® Neutral Disinfectant E23 disinfects, cleans, and deodorizes in one labor-saving step. This pH neutral product is designed for multi-purpose, broad spectrum cleaning and works on any hard … Continue reading "Eco Neutral Disinfectant E23"