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Posts from the ‘Absorbents’ Category

  • February 13th, 2019

    5 Keys to Small Business Success in 2019

    Tweet We’re going to spill it: how to be the best small business you can be in 2019. This is one spill you won’t want to clean up, however, because these keys can open the door to greater success in the new year, and beyond. Here are five steps to become (or remain) successful this [...]

  • February 6th, 2019

    Year Of the Pig: A Spill Clean Up Bonanza?

    Tweet The Chinese New Year, which begins in February, is always symbolized by a specific animal that defines the qualities for the coming year. It’s a very different concept from how we recognize a new year in the West, with lists of resolutions that are all too soon forgotten. 2019 is the Chinese Year of [...]

  • January 23rd, 2019

    Don’t Fall Off the Mountain

    Tweet Many years ago, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine wrote a book called, Don’t Fall Off the Mountain. She wasn’t focused on erosion control, but the title is apt: in winter months, when the rains often cascade in sheets, it’s all too easy for soil to wash away unless it’s protected. That’s where Jute netting comes in. Made from [...]

  • January 16th, 2019

    Couch Potato Power

    Tweet It’s a new year, and for many people, that means resolutions. Making them. And breaking them. Getting in better shape tops the list for a lot of us. A number of fitness proponents say (and demonstrate via videos) how someone can get in shape while sitting on their bed or couch. Watch that protruding [...]

  • January 9th, 2019

    What to Pack in Your Evacuation Backpack

    Tweet Does your business have an emergency evacuation plan? We’ve discussed the importance of having an SPCC plan, as well as emergency response solutions. But with the spate of fires that have plagued California in the past few years, not to mention the hurricanes and tornadoes in other parts of the country, more and more businesses are realizing they [...]

  • January 2nd, 2019

    January’s Invitation

    Tweet January is named for Janus, the guardian of gates, doorways, time, and transitions in Roman mythology. So it’s an excellent month to consider how you want to orient your business for 2019. According to the National Day Calendar, January is National Mentoring Month, inaugurated by The Harvard School of Public Health and The National Mentoring Partnership in [...]

  • December 26th, 2018

    Start 2019 Off With A Plan

    Tweet People talk about New Year’s resolutions, but we know from experience it’s just so much talk, with little action. Oh, they may start a new exercise program, or vow to spend less time at work, but after a few weeks, old habits reassert themselves. This is especially true in the workplace. You may have [...]

  • December 19th, 2018

    The Land of Nod vs. Nodding Off

    Tweet Sleep is a scarce commodity these days — even more so in winter months, when the sun is low in the sky by late afternoon, and truck drivers face a loooong road ahead. Short on shut-eye, they may have a difficult time staying focused on the road. That’s where a hat can help. Not [...]

  • December 12th, 2018

    Keepin’ It Clean: A Spill-Safe Eating Guide

    Tweet Do you have customers whose spouse or significant other might sigh and say, “Can’t take you anywhere!”? Not because of their manners or demeanor, which are above reproach. It’s more basic than that: the way they eat. Even though these are adults, and they hold their utensils correctly, they still manage to get food [...]

  • December 5th, 2018

    How to Delete Spills Promptly

    Tweet Staying safe can be a challenge these days. With our digital footprint out there for anyone to acquire, it’s easy to fall prey to scams. Especially at his time of year, when people ship packages coast to coast and to every point in between. One popular digital virus is a UPS/Fed Ex/USPS “Delivery Failure”. The [...]