Maximize Efficiency with the Eco Proportioning Program

Maximize Efficiency with the Eco Proportioning Program

From general cleaning to restroom cleaning and food service area cleaning, the wide range of necessary products can begin to add up. Keeping track of the dilution rate and application of each product can get overwhelming. It can start to waste the time of staff members and, in some cases, prevent them from cleaning and disinfecting properly. The Eco® Proportioning Program is designed to maximize efficiency with easy-to-operate proportioning systems, cohesive labeling, and outstanding product performance.

All Eco products are proportioned through Eco proportioning systems. Eco proportioning systems are automatic, compact, and self-contained with a cohesive user interface and experience. All three proportioning systems (Eco Pro®, Eco Element®, and Eco Edge®) have the same user interface with seamless push and lock buttons. All Eco products are diluted and dispensed with the push of a button, consolidating the dilution process for all facility cleaners and disinfectants.

Eco products use a unique and intuitive labeling system to help staff members easily identify products. Each Eco product has a corresponding color and number that can be found on the product packaging, spray bottle, and proportioning system. In combination with Eco’s proportioning systems, Eco’s labeling system simplifies the proportioning process for all staff members, helping them focus on the more important task of cleaning.

Eco products cover all your facility’s cleaning needs including food service and preparation areas, restrooms, carpet cleaning, and other general cleaning. When asked about his elementary school’s switch to Eco, one head custodian said, “Staff has really liked the change to Eco. The chemicals work a lot better than what we used in the past.” Because Eco products work better than other cleaners and disinfectants, staff members no longer have to waste time recleaning areas because residue has been left behind. Eco products work on the first application.

When Buckeye representatives install Eco proportioning systems, they train staff members on the proportioning systems and products. Eco also has customizable wall charts that staff members can refer to as they dispense products and clean. Staff members at one university commented on the helpfulness of Buckeye training and wall charts, saying, “Buckeye has been extremely helpful in making sure that our staff is properly trained. I like the wall charts above the systems. If I ever forget what a chemical does or how to install a bag, it’s posted right there.”

With Eco and the training provided by Buckeye representatives, staff members can be confident in a clean facility. To find out more about the Eco Proportioning Program, contact your local Buckeye representative.

Eco All-Purpose Cleaner E11 S11

Eco All-Purpose Cleaner E11 S11

Eco® All-Purpose Cleaner E11 S11 is a super concentrated, versatile cleaner that quickly breaks down and lifts soils, preventing them from being redeposited on surfaces. With E11, there is no rinsing required and no dull film left behind.

E11 is one product designed for many jobs. It has two dilution rates for multiple applications and can be used with mop buckets, automatic scrubbers, spray bottles, and other applications. It can be used on floors, walls, ceramic tile, partitions, fixtures, countertops, and other hard, nonporous surfaces. It does not require more product to work under hard water conditions and dilutes in cold water to save money.

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E11 is designed with human and environmental safety in mind. It’s formulated without harmful chemicals like APEO and EDTA. It is also Green Seal certified, meeting Green Seal Standard GS-37 based on effective performance, concentrated volume, minimized/recycled packaging and protective limits on VOCs and human & environmental toxicity.

Like all products in Buckeye’s Eco Proportioning Program, E11 has a low end-use cost. The Eco Proportioning Program uses proportioning systems to automatically dilute products at the proper ratio, ensuring no product goes to waste and saving employee time. The Eco Pro proportioning system can dilute for up to 6 applications while the Eco Element is more compact, diluting for up to 3 applications.

Eco All-Purpose Cleaner is also available in the S11 Eco .95 L Squeeze & Pour Bottle. This is the same product, packaged for individual product dilution. Whether you don’t have the space for a full proportioning system or have a need to dilute for more applications than your proportioning system provides, Eco Squeeze & Pour Bottles make it easy to measure and dilute individual products at the correct rate.

You can customize the Eco Proportioning Program to meet your facility’s needs, considering your space availability, how many products you will dilute, and additional security options. Contact your local buckeye representative to learn more about how Eco fits in your facility.

Eco Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12

Eco Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12

Eco® Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12 is an effective, environmentally responsible glass cleaner. It is Green Seal certified, meeting Green Seal Standard GS-37 based on effective performance, concentrated volume, minimized/recycled packaging, and protective limits on VOCs and human and environmental toxicity. It contains no alcohol, butyl, or ammonia— ingredients that may be harmful to employees or damaging to surfaces.

Eco Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12

Eco Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12 is designed for use on glass, windows, mirrors, Plexiglas®, computer screens, optical scanners etc. It’s quick drying with a pleasant ocean surf fragrance and leaves behind no residue or streaks, reducing time and labor.

E12 is one of several Eco products that is available in Eco .95 L squeeze & pour bottles. This packaging provides easy measuring and dilutes to create 17 quarts worth of product. Eco Glass Cleaner HD also comes in Eco’s 1.25 L bag. The 1.25 L bag yields 99% of the product and is automatically diluted through an Eco proportioning system, creating 22 quarts of end-use product.

Buckeye’s Eco Proportioning Program provides value and convenience with systems, packaging, and chemistry that is economical, ecologically friendly, reliable, simple to use, and designed for your facility to achieve maximum return on your investment. To learn more about Eco Glass Cleaner HD E12 S12 and the Eco Proportioning Program, contact your local Buckeye representative.

Eco Muscle Cleaner E14

Eco Muscle Cleaner E14

Products that remove stains from graffiti and permanent markers can be hard to come by. Eco® Muscle Cleaner E14 removes graffiti, ball-point ink, permanent marker, crayon, pencil, black heel marks, food soils, grease, oil, dyes, and most stains. E14 liquefies and lifts soils from surfaces that are often covered in stubborn stains like desktops, lockers, chairs, plastic, vinyl, Formica®, and nonporous surfaces.

Eco Muscle CleanerWith E14, there is no fragrance added, no rinsing required, and no residue left behind. Eco Muscle Cleaner is non-corrosive and will not attack metal surfaces. It’s biodegradable and uses Buckeye’s patented Liquescent® technology, a technology that enables Buckeye to manufacture high performance products while adhering to the principle of human health and environmental safety.

Eco Muscle Cleaner E14 and all products in the Eco Proportioning Program are super concentrated, economical, and dilute with cold water. The Eco Proportioning Program saves both time and money. Eco proportioning systems dilute products with the push of a button, making it virtually automatic to properly dilute products.

Contact your local Buckeye representative to learn more about Eco Muscle Cleaner E14 and the Eco Proportioning Program.

Eco Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner E15 S15

Eco Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner E15 S15

The Eco® Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner E15 S15 is a general purpose cleaner designed to perform the job of multiple products, successfully cleaning your facility while taking up less inventory space.

Eco Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner E15/S15 is a versatile cleaner. It is made for use on floors, walls, fixtures, and other surfaces. It also has a variety of applications. Apply E15/S15 with a cloth, sponge, trigger spray bottle, pump-up sprayer, automatic scrubber, foam gun, or mop. This hydrogen peroxide cleaner can have a powerful impact on solving your cleaning needs.

E15 S15Eco Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaner is a super concentrated, powerful degreaser. It is more effective than ordinary, general purpose cleaners because of its hydrogen peroxide boost. However, this does not make it harmful for users. E15/S15 is butyl-free and environmentally responsible. It is non DOT corrosive and meets Green Seal Standard GS-37. Green Seal standards are based on effective performance, concentrated volume, minimized/recycled packaging, and protective limits on VOCs and human and environmental toxicity.

E15/S15 is perfect for athletic facilities and locker rooms. It brightens grout and eliminates odors, leaving behind a fresh orange blossom fragrance.

Because E15/S15 is part of Buckeye’s Eco Proportioning Program, it comes super concentrated in a 1.25 L bag. This bag of product is then safely and automatically diluted with the Eco proportioning system, saving time and ensuring the product dilution rate is accurate every time. E15/S15 is one of many products offered as a part of the Eco Proportioning Program. The program is customizable with products and dilution control systems to meet your facility’s needs.

Contact your local Buckeye representative for more information.

Eco One-Step Disinfectant-Deodorizer-Cleaner E22/S22

Eco One-Step Disinfectant-Deodorizer-Cleaner E22/S22

Kill dangerous bacteria with Eco’s One-Step Disinfectant-Deodorizer-Cleaner E22/S22. This multi-purpose disinfectant can disinfect, clean, and deodorize. Eco One-Step Disinfectant E22/S22 is a heavy-duty, quaternary-based disinfectant, designed for use on all hard, nonporous surfaces.

For effective disinfecting in healthcare facilities, Eco One-Step Disinfectant is the perfect fit. It is EPA registered, bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, and mildewstatic. It has a variety of kill claims including, but not limited to, HIV-1 (AIDS Virus), HBV (Hepatitis B Virus) HVC (Hepatitis C Virus), and H1N1 Influenza A Virus (Swine Flu). Eco One-Step Disinfectant is great for use in nursing homes, hospitals, healthcare facilities, schools and colleges, office buildings, public facilities, hotels, and exercise facilities.

This disinfectant-deodorizer-cleaner is part of Buckeye’s Eco Proportioning Program. The Eco program is designed with the user in mind, diluting products with the push of a button. It can be customized to your facility, meaning you can choose which products fit best and what size proportioning system you require. The ease of the Eco proportioning system saves time and money, allowing you to accomplish more for less. Contact us today to learn more information.

Eco Multi-Purpose Glass Cleaner E13

Eco Multi-Purpose Glass Cleaner E13

An effective multi-purpose cleaner is a necessity for any maintenance staff. Using the right product can save time and money. Buckeye’s Eco® Multi-Purpose Glass Cleaner E13 may be used for light spray and wipe general purpose cleaning and glass cleaning. It provides the best polishing performance with the least amount of effort. It’s a super concentrated, versatile, all-in-one cleaner with effective and efficient cleaning action.

Eco Multi-Purpose Glass Cleaner E13One of the most beneficial features of Eco Multi-Purpose Glass Cleaner E13 is that it is a part of Buckeye’s Eco Proportioning Program. This program offers push-button and automatic fill proportioning, making it easy to properly dilute products. Diluting concentrated products through proportioning/dilution control systems is quick, easy, accurate, and will save you money. A 1.25 L bag of E13, diluted through an Eco proportioning system, can produce 57 quarts of end-use product.

E13 is also environmentally responsible. It contains no alcohol, butyl, or ammonia, making it safer for employees to use and preventing damage to the surfaces it cleans. It is fragrance-free and leaves no residue, drying quickly without streaking, reducing time and labor. Contact Buckeye International today for more information.

Why does my floor finish show a haze or look cloudy?

Why does my floor finish show a haze or look cloudy?

A cloudy haze on your floor finish can be caused by a number of things. Often when an autoscrubber or burnisher is used, small scratches can appear on the floor. Scratches like these are normally unnoticeable, but can stand out on dark tile flooring. It may take some time and careful examination to determine the cause of haze in your facility.

If you find that while using an autoscrubber or burnisher, it is quickly becoming caked with floor finish, you may have an issue with detergents. Always make sure that floor finish is applied with a clean mop and wringer. If the wringer has detergent on it, you will contaminate the floor finish before you even apply it. Detergent can also cause a problem when too much has been left on the floor from daily activities like mopping. Over time, the detergent can build up and cause a sticky residue that will not respond to buffing. The detergent will be ground into the floor finish and cause the floor to look hazy.

However, detergents aren’t the only sources that can contaminate floor finish. Dust mops may also cause buff haze. When you use pre-treated dust mops, always remember to air them out the night before you use them. Often pre-treated dust mops are saturated with oils that can seep into the floor finish and even onto the tiles themselves if you do not air dry your dust mops first.

When you begin to notice scratches in your floor finish, you may need to examine your daily cleaning practices more closely. Many things can cause scratches. Are you using the right floor finish? Buckeye’s Hard Floor Program has a variety of floor finishes that are customizable for your facility. Are you using the right floor pads at the right pressure? If a pad is too aggressive or too much pressure is applied, you may be inadvertently stripping off floor finish. Is the floor clean? Are the floor pads clean? If not, you may be grinding dirt further into the floor as you attempt to clean. The Buckeye Hard Floor Care Program includes extensive training and customer support that can help solve almost any flooring issue. With Buckeye’s Hard Floor Care Program, you can ensure products are being used correctly and customize you floor care program for your facility.

Buckeye Eco® All-Purpose Cleaner E11

Unfortunately, when your floor finish is compromised in this way, you will most likely need to deep scrub and remove a few layers of floor finish. To do this, use Buckeye Eco® All-Purpose Cleaner E11/S11, diluted at 4 ounces per gallon with a blue, soft pad. Then, reapply. Once you have done that, be sure to clean the new floor finish with soft padded autoscrubbers. When using autoscrubbers or burnishers, you may benefit from beginning with a softer pad and then later moving to a more aggressive pad. Contact Buckeye International to discuss how we can help.

Buckeye Eco Floor Cleaner Fragrance-Free E32/S32

Buckeye Eco Floor Cleaner Fragrance-Free E32/S32

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It can be challenging to find a floor cleaner that deep cleans on all types of floors, and even harder if you are looking to find one that is fragrance-free. Buckeye Eco® Floor Cleaner Fragrance-Free E32/S32 is a super concentrate and can be used on all types of floors and finishes. It is a superior cleaner, low-foaming, and pH neutral when diluted.

E32/S32 has many advantages and benefits compared to other floor cleaners. It can handle high soil loads and will not damage floor finish. The effective cleaning performance is proven to extend time between required floor finish strip outs. It is also Green Seal certified, making it the environmentally responsible choice. E32/S32 is formulated to help minimize foam in the recovery tank of your automatic scrubber, allowing you to go further without taking the time to empty the tank. Another benefit of E32/S32 is that when used with an Eco Proportioning System it’s guaranteed to be mixed at the correct dilution and at the lowest end-use cost.

E32/S32 and the Eco Proportioning System are part of the fully integrated Eco Proportioning Program. The program has a simplistic approach to proportioning to help protect and preserve the environment, while helping you achieve the best overall value for each dollar spent.

Winter Conditions and Floor Finish Application

Winter Conditions and Floor Finish Application

What should your facility’s temperature and humidity be to ensure successful floor finish application? Many temperature and humidity combinations can produce successful results, however, one strict limit to follow is that the air and floor must be at least 55°F.

Pay special attention to areas where it can be colder such as near exterior doors, or the freezer aisle. Also, consider instances when the floor finish is left inside a cold vehicle, and always allow the cold floor finish to warm to room temperature. Applying a cold floor finish to a warm floor (or vice versa) challenges the floor finish to form a proper film. This can cause lack of gloss, and the floor finish could easily powder causing durability issues. Your floor finish should be 55°F. To measure the floor temperature, place a thermometer on the floor and cover the bulb with a Styrofoam cup. After about 30 minutes, read the thermometer.

The Buckeye Hard Floor Care Program includes a comprehensive training for your staff to ensure that products are being used correctly and efficiently. This program is dedicated to providing the most extensive customer support that can help solve flooring issues even when the cause isn’t obvious. With Buckeye’s Hard Floor Care Program, you can customize the most successful floor care program for your facility. Contact us today to learn more.