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  • Sanitation
    Staying Safe and Healthy In The Beauty Biz
    Everyone loves to get pampered and providing these services to potential clients can be very rewarding. The beauty industry is not going anywhere-even in a bad economy. Beauty and grooming services are enjoyed by many Women and Men but in this...
  • Galápagos
    Poop experts discuss bagging your own
    Looking out the window from the tenth floor every morning, down below I see a stream of people walking their dogs. The dogs are in control during this time as their owners follow them around, and dogs explore with their noses. Sooner or later they...
  • World Toilet Day 2012
    Happy World Toilet Day 2013
    The effects of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines on sanitation demonstrates the need for World Toilet Day. World Toilet Organization (WTO) is a global non-profit organization dedicated to improving the conditions of toilets and sanitation...
  • Native Americans
    Government help to Native Americans forthcoming
    On WednesdayAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsackcommemorated Native American Heritage Monthby recognizing USDA programs that strengthen Native Americans and their communities.Vilsack stressed the importance of Congress funding a new new Food, Farm...
  • bedbugs
    Ecofriendly fall pest control: bedbugs
    Fall is the time when all creatures get ready for the winter. Critters seek warm winter havens.From annoying to poisonous, they don’t belong in human habitations. Some, however, are on the rise and may be year round pests. Planet Natural...
  • Bethenny Frankel
    Bethenny Frankel may be changing her mind about New York food
    Bethenny Frankel is a natural food chef and she has been cooking up a storm on “The Real Housewives of New York” and her own reality show, “Bethenny Ever After.” Even when she was picking up her marriage license on an...
  • Admiration for the “Sanitation Hackathon”
    Admiration for the “Sanitation Hackathon”
    The Internet can be used to research practically anything and it is increasingly becoming the primary means for receiving education among thousands—perhaps even millions—of people. Yet the Internet can also help the betterment of the...
  • Salmonella
    The killers lurking on your restaurant plate
    A United States resident is 650% more likely to die of food poisoning than a European. Florida leads the nation in restaurant-related food poisoning.The statistics of food poisoning in the United States are staggering. The Centers for Disease...
  • Roaches and other creepy crawlies found in facilities that make airline food
    Roaches and other creepy crawlies found in facilities that make airline food
    Except on the longest flights and/or in business class, airline meals are largely a thing of the past. Yet, a new report from ABC's investigative newsmagazine20/20suggests we should count our blessings over the decision of carriers to suspend...
  • World Toilet Day:  Crappy  Holiday Shines Spotlight on Serious Issue
    World Toilet Day: Crappy holiday shines spotlight on serious issue
    While this may be a “crappy” subject, it’s time to talk toilets. November 19 is World Toilet Day (WTD)!World Toilet DayThis annual “holiday,” launched in 2001, raises awareness about serious global sanitation issues....
  • Sustainable toilet and shower building at Grand Haven State Park
    Reinvent the Toilet Fair reviews sustainable sanitation
    Well, it's not just about sustainable sanitation but those sanitary gadgets that most of us are familiar with - the humble toilet. Our heads spin when that very important gadget does not function properly andfails to removethat unsafe product ...
  • Emblem of International Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Decade
    More people now have access to clean water
    One of the eight Millennium Development Goals – reducing by half the number of people without access to safe drinking water – has been achieved, well ahead of the 2015 deadline for reaching the globally agreed development targets aimed...
  • Louisville upgrades its restaurant inspection program
    Louisville upgrades its restaurant inspection program
    Beginning September 1, the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness will revise its ABC Restaurant Placard Program to more closely align it to the Kentucky Retail Food Code that went into effect on May 1, 2010. The new state food...
  • Rat race: Patrolling for rodents in the city
    Rat race: Patrolling for rodents in the city
    “We treat one rat as too many and we treat one rat as seriously as having an infestation.” – Gerard Brown, Program Manager, DC Department of HealthDespite an extreme aversion to rodents, tagging along on an official DC rat patrol...
  • Salon Tools and Implements
    Salon Procedures
    Part 1 - Cleaning and recommended disinfection of implementsEvery nail salon or shop must provide correct wet disinfection and dry storage for all tools and implements at all times.In the state of Georgia, all multi-use tools, implements, and...