May 5th: World Hand Hygiene Day

3 May 2018

On May 5th, the World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating World Hand Hygiene Day. This year, their goal is to prevent sepsis in healthcare. Sepsis is a life-threatening organ disfunction that can be a result of infection. According to WHO, “Sepsis is estimated to affect more than 30 million patients every year worldwide.” The CDC … Continue reading "May 5th: World Hand Hygiene Day"

Buckeye Floor Stripper Selection

1 May 2018

There are many factors that go into the selection of a floor stripper for your facility. What kind of equipment are you planning to use? What type of flooring are you going to strip? Are you stripping a flat surface? What are your time constraints? All Buckeye floor strippers are formulated with patented Liquescent® technology … Continue reading "Buckeye Floor Stripper Selection"

Save Money on Your Wood Floors

20 Apr 2018

“To preserve the beauty and life of your maple floor, the MFMA (Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association) recommends that recreational surfaces receive periodic refinishings. Facility use, abuse and maintenance will determine the appropriate refinishing schedule. Most gymnasium floors should be annually recoated.”1 Wood floors are the foundation of your school’s gym but refinishing them is often … Continue reading "Save Money on Your Wood Floors"

Why Buckeye’s Sales Management Program is Right for You

13 Apr 2018

“Fourteen years ago, I started out as a Field Sales Representative. I worked my way through the 3 steps of the Sales Management Program and then through various management positions. 90% of people in management positions at Buckeye started out as Field Sales Reps.” –Sean Martin, Recruiting Manager at Buckeye International For undergraduates looking to … Continue reading "Why Buckeye’s Sales Management Program is Right for You"

Your Wood Floors: Oil vs. Water

9 Apr 2018

Cure time. Floor prep. Safety. A lot can factor into coating your wood floors. Here are some things to consider before deciding which wood floor coating is best for your facility. A Floor’s Age Simply put, oil-based wood floor coatings are the only choice for newly installed wood floors. Because wood is composed of cellulose, … Continue reading "Your Wood Floors: Oil vs. Water"

Improve Student Health with Symmetry Hand Hygiene Assemblies

2 Apr 2018

Absenteeism can impact student learning and achievement. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than two-thirds of U.S. students 5-17 years old missed school over a one-year period due to illness or injury. The Symmetry® Hand Hygiene Program fights absenteeism by encouraging students to understand the importance of hand hygiene. According … Continue reading "Improve Student Health with Symmetry Hand Hygiene Assemblies"

Eco Proportioning System Benefits

26 Mar 2018

Proportioning systems are a major component of an effective cleaning and maintenance program. Buckeye’s Eco® Proportioning Program provides proportioning systems that make it virtually automatic to properly dilute products. They also come with added benefits. Super Concentrated Products in a Compact System Eco Systems are designed to fit in virtually any custodial closet. Choose between … Continue reading "Eco Proportioning System Benefits"

Sustainability at Buckeye

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"

The FDA Bans Triclosan from Healthcare Antiseptics

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"