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Mar 20, 2013 07:00 AM
What tasks are spring cleaners itching to tackle? Windows, blinds and curtains, and clothing, closets and drawers are at the top of the list, according to the 2013 ACI Spring Cleaning Survey
 
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Mar 14, 2012 08:30 AM
Spring cleaning is still a tradition for many Americans – 62 percent of those surveyed say spring cleaning is an annual ritual in their home. According to new research from ACI, 73 percent of those who spring clean strongly or somewhat agree that it’s a tradition worth keeping. But 13 percent of this group (18% of men, 8% of women) strongly or somewhat agree that if it wasn’t for spring cleaning, they would probably never clean their home!
 
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Oct 11, 2011 12:07 PM
An overwhelming number of students (89%) aged 8-17 say they always wash their hands after going to the bathroom at school. But time constraints, a lack of cleanliness and a shortage of supplies are among the major barriers to students washing their hands at school more often. These findings are from an online survey of children aged 8-17 and of parents of children within that age group conducted for the American Cleaning Institute.
 
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Mar 16, 2011 10:30 AM
If it’s spring, Generation Y may very well be at home – cleaning. According to new research from the American Cleaning Institute® (ACI – www.cleaninginstitute.org), 82 percent of Generation Y men and women (our nation’s 18-29 year olds) will engage in spring cleaning this year – that’s approximately 15 percent more than the national average of about two-thirds (based on past ACI surveys).
 
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Jan 18, 2011 07:30 AM
A new poll finds that the vast majority of Americans uses antibacterial soap and finds it to be a useful tool to prevent the spread of germs. And two-thirds of Americans would be “angry” at any government attempts to ban the products. The poll, released by the American Cleaning Institute and the Personal Care Products Council, reports that 83% of consumers should have the choice as to whether or not to purchase these products.
 
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Sep 13, 2010 12:00 PM
In the latest observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology and the American Cleaning Institute®, 85% of adults washed their hands in public restrooms, compared with 77% in 2007. The 85% total was actually the highest observed since these studies began in 1996. The results were announced at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, an infectious disease meeting sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology.
 
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Apr 07, 2010 02:55 PM
Steps Towards Sustainability: SDA Survey Shows Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Habits Are Gaining a Foothold with Consumers
 
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Mar 17, 2010 02:58 PM
Learn about the results of the 2010 SDA Spring Cleaning Survey!
 
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Mar 10, 2010 03:01 PM
Consumer confidence in the cleaning products they use every day remains strong, according to a survey from The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA).
 
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Sep 21, 2009 04:02 PM
SDA Survey Shows More People Claim to Be Washing Hands
 
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Sep 02, 2009 04:26 PM
The good news: Americans recognize that good hygiene is an effective line of defense against the H1N1 virus (previously known as Swine Flu). The bad news: the awareness has not driven a change in how frequently people wash their hands or clean surfaces that they touch all the time, which are important, effective behaviors for avoiding the flu.
 
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Mar 09, 2009 09:22 AM
SDA 2009 Survey Shows Effectiveness, Cost and Convenience Are Top Factors in Consumers' Cleaning Product Choices
 
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Despite the threat of getting sick during cold and flu season, less Americans say they are regularly washing their hands. The fourth Clean Hands Report Card®, issued by The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA-www.cleaning101.com), gives Americans a “C-minus” for their hand hygiene habits, the same grade they received back in 2006.
 
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From our kitchens and bathrooms to our laundry rooms and garages, cleaning wipes are working their way around American households. According to The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) 2008 National Cleaning Survey, conducted by Echo Research (ER), people most commonly use wipes to clean, disinfect or sanitize kitchen countertops and appliances, bathroom fixtures, their hands, face and skin, furniture, children, floors, windows and clothing.
 
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To answer this inspiring inquiry, The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) launched its first National Clean Surface Satisfaction Survey. "Shiny floors, a tidy toilet, and clean countertops make consumers the happiest," said Brian Sansoni, SDA Vice President of Communication. "Sparkling showers and gleaming windows round out the Clean Surface Satisfaction top five."
 
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 12, 2008 – More than eight out of ten Americans recognize that the cleaning products they buy are safe when used as directed, according to a survey for The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA). Among 1,013 adults surveyed for SDA by International Communications Research (ICR), a strong majority believe the cleaning products they use are “very safe” (27%) or “safe” (58%) when used as directed.
 
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75% of Americans say they regularly engage in spring cleaning, according to The Soap and Detergent Association’s (SDA) 2008 Spring Cleaning Survey, conducted by International Communications Research (ICR). That number is up considerably from SDA’s 2002 and 2007 surveys, when 65 percent said they regularly spring clean. Gender-wise, 86 % of women say they spring clean, compared to 68 %of the guys. Clearly, more people are seeing the value of a seasonal cleaning of house and home.
 
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2007 ASM/SDA Hand Hygiene Survey Results In a 2007 observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA), slightly over three-quarters of men and women (77%) washed their hands in public restrooms – a six percent decline from a similar study conducted in 2005.
 
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Sep 06, 2007 09:12 AM
Students are receiving less-than-stellar grades on basic hand hygiene. Parents should hit the books too. School nurses and health professionals come out on top. And teachers aren’t far behind. These grades on hand hygiene come from the third Clean Hands Report CardSM issued by The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA).
 
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Sep 18, 2006 09:12 AM
America’s Clean Hands Report CardSM - Can’t Rise Above ‘C’ Level Our Latest Grade: C-Minus – More Education Needed, Says SDA Clean Hands Week September 17-23 is Time to Take a Refresher Course in Hygiene
 
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