Videos Archive

Germ Busters Webinar
March 3, 2023

Germ Busters: Ongoing Strategies for Clean & Healthy Facilities

Infection Control

Watch this hour-long webinar replay for practical tips that will help you stay on track with infection prevention in your facility.

EPA Safer Choice
March 2, 2023

The EPA Safer Choice Program and the Cleaning Industry: The Next Big Move

Health and Safety

In this episode of Straight Talk!, ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross chats with Jennie Romer, EPA deputy assistant administrator for pollution prevention, and David Widawsky, division director for the EPA’s office of chemical safety and pollution prevention, regarding the EPA Safer Choice program.

Sofidel Straight Talk
February 28, 2023

Producing Quality Paper Products with Responsibility and Sustainability in Mind

In this episode of Straight Talk!, sponsored by Sofidel, learn about the company’s focus on producing high-quality paper products while keeping a more sustainable planet in mind.

Negative reviews-Straight Talk
February 27, 2023

How to Handle, Prevent, and Even Remove Negative Online Reviews

Business and Management

The hard truth in this modern age of technology is that consumers take online reviews seriously. But when you open your business to online reviews, you must take the bad along with the good. In this episode of Straight Talk!, Dean Mercado, the CEO of Online Marketing Muscle, shares valuable tips on how to effectively manage, prevent, and even remove negative reviews to keep your business reputation intact.

Cleaning proposals
February 23, 2023

The ‘Looking in a Mirror’ Approach to Cleaning Proposals

Business and Management

Are your cleaning proposals written in such a way that they truly do their job and win contracts? In this episode of Straight Talk!, Chris Arlen, founder of revenue-IQ, shares what proposals must contain—and not contain—in order to get action.

Pro Tips on How to Care for and Maintain Hard Floors in Commercial Buildings
February 21, 2023

Pro Tips on How to Care for and Maintain Hard Floors in Commercial Buildings

Learn about hard floor care best practices, such as products for removing salt buildup and tips for creating a shine with the proper floor finish.

Facility Audits
February 15, 2023

The Three Types of Facility Audits You Need to Know

Facility Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross interviews Randy Burke, founder and CEO of DCS Global, regarding the importance of conducting three different types of facility audits.

BioTalk 02.09.23
February 9, 2023

Sanitary Lessons Learned From an Innocent Fridge Handle

In this episode of BioTalk, GBAC Executive Director Patty Olinger and Jeannie Henderson, CEO at Jeannie Cleaning, discuss how ATP testing can shed light on the need for greater cleaning vigilance throughout your living and working environments, including areas you might not have considered—until now.

Straight Talk! Cleaning for a Reason
January 26, 2023

The Intersection of Cleaning for a Reason and Caring for Cancer Patients

For many, a clean home also equals a peaceful environment. That equation becomes even more important if a person living in that home is battling cancer. In this episode of Straight Talk!, Debbie Sardone, founder of Cleaning for a Reason, an ISSA Charities™ signature program, talks about the nonprofit’s mission of helping cancer patients by cleaning their homes, free of charge.

ARCSI - Straight Talk!
January 26, 2023

The ARCSI Chronicles

ISSA has many facets, one of them being the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International, better known by its acronym, ARCSI. In this episode of Straight Talk!, two founding members of ISSA's ARCSI division talk about its history and what ARCSI is doing today for residential cleaning professionals.

Straight Talk Mike Sawchuk
January 19, 2023

How Cleaning Operations Assessments Empower BSCs and Facilities

In this episode of Straight Talk!, Mike Sawchuk of Sawchuk Consulting talks about the importance of cleaning operations assessments, how they differ from benchmarking, what a proper assessment looks like, and how the whole process works.

BioTalk Hotel Hygiene
January 18, 2023

Health, Hygiene, and Hotels: What Are Some Baseline Expectations?

In this episode of BioTalk, GBAC Executive Director Patty Olinger discuses the need for all facilities, including hotels, to remain vigilant with the hygiene protocols developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.