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Entries tagged [sustainable]

Paper Towels vs Hand Dryers

Posted on Wednesday Nov 01, 2017 at 11:21AM in General


So what's the most effective way to dry those freshly clean hands? According to a recent efficacy study of different hand drying methods, it was declared that "from a hygiene viewpoint, paper towels are superior to electronic air dryers." The study surveyed more than 3,500 people and measured public opinion about hand drying in public bathrooms. A whopping 75% of the votes were in favor of paper towels.

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What does it mean to be green?

Posted on Thursday Aug 17, 2017 at 04:10PM in General


Here at Hill & Markes we are dedicated to Sustainability practices. We have our own LEED Certified building, we carry a comprehensive line of Sustainable and Compostable products, and we love going green. So now that we have gone through all the growing pains of becoming a sustainable facility, we want to pass our knowledge on to our customers. To start, we have to define what sustainability means. What do we mean when we talk about IAQ, PET, and waste?

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