Cleaning News

The Science of Scent

02 January 2020

Our olfactory nerve is responsible for our sense of smell and smell is deeply connected to our emotional state. Numerous studies show smell has a far greater influence on our behaviors than we realize. How does this affect your cleaning routine? Read more to find out.


Easy to Reduce Germs on Your Floors

02 December 2019

The cleanliness of a hospital, school or retail location is a key factor in the overall health and safety of visitors. Keeping your floors clean and healthy is an important task in the care of every facility.


Gateway Can Liners

31 October 2019

Gateway Can Liners is the are made out of a special, strong resin that out performs all others. We've tested this strength and would like to show you just how good these can liners really are.


Tackling Handwashing Hurdles

01 October 2019

We all know that washing our hands is key in stopping the spread of disease, but the real dilemma facing our society is how to make handwashing compliance a habit. Despite ongoing efforts aimed at changing behavior, handwashing compliance remains a constant problem. According to the CDC on average, healthcare providers perform hand hygiene less than half of the times they should.


A Local Solution for Floor Care

04 September 2019

Your floors say a lot about your facility. Keeping them looking their best is an important part of any cleaning program. Great Western Supply Co. is proud to make products to help your floors shine. We commissioned an experienced chemist to come up with cleaning formulas that work great and are cost effective. Made from scratch right here in the Quad Cities, Great Western brand products are available in 5 and 55 gallon containers.