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Duck, Duck, Race!

January 13 is Rubber Ducky Day and the perfect time to celebrate this classic bath time companion. But did you know these ducks can race? Each year, the American Cleaning Institute hosts a charity duck race, where ducks “swim” down a lazy river toward the finish line. Many well-known companies...

Fun with Handwashing for Any Age

December 1-7, 2021 marks National Handwashing Awareness Week. Since we’re in the midst of cold and flu season, it’s especially important to revisit the basics of handwashing. We’ll be spending more time indoors and around others who might have colds, making it more likely that we’ll be exposed to the...

Listening to the Cleanfluencers

Have you heard of cleanfluencers? Oftentimes, these are the cleaning wizards you can see on social media giving you the latest cleaning tips and tricks. Sometimes they’re other moms and dads sharing how they deal with cleaning the house and what they’ve learned in the process. Check out what a...

“Healthy Schools, Healthy People” Website: Resources for Parents, School Staff and Kids

The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) unveiled a new website for the Healthy Schools, Healthy People program. The new website features resources for educators, school nurses, administrators, parents and students. The redesign also includes interactive games, a newsletter, webinar program and dedicated social media. The Healthy Schools, Healthy People program is...

Exercise While Cleaning

It’s no secret February is all about hearts — but not just the candy kind. It’s also American Heart Month, a time the nation turns its attention to keeping families and communities free from heart disease. Since many of us are still exercising at home, we thought we’d celebrate with...

Making Learning Fun and Clean

Today is the International Day of Education! Given the heightened importance of cleaning, disinfecting and hand hygiene this year, it’s the perfect topic to learn. We have educational resources and activities for kids and adults alike to learn about the science and importance of cleaning. Exploration Clean – Ever wonder...

Creating Your Cleaning Products Together

The companies that make our favorite cleaning products are innovating all the time. Whether it’s making a more effective detergent or designing packaging that’s more sustainable, scientists and staff are creating cleaning products that increasingly meet the needs of consumers and the planet. One of the key components of an...