Sunday Sales Blast 4/5/15

News from and about the world of the cleaning industry!


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Enough of that lets get to the news:

Richards (Dix) Jarden turned 95 yesterday. Still active in the business (Chairman) with calls to the office daily and always thinking of new ways to go to market. Lets all wish him a Happy Birthday!

Anglo-Saxon remedy kills hospital superbug MRSA

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Take cropleek and garlic, of both equal quantities, pound them well together… take wine and bullocks gall, mix with the leek… let it stand nine days in the brass vessel…

So goes a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon recipe to vanquish a stye, an infected eyelash follicle.

The medieval medics might have been on to something. A modern-day recreation of this remedy seems to alleviate infections caused by the bacteria that are usually responsible for styes. The work might ultimately help create drugs for hard-to-treat skin infections.
Here is the link for the full article: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn27263-anglo-saxon-remedy-kills-hospital-superbug-mrsa.html#.VR7lU0IXBqk
 

Your poop is literally a gold mine


Instead of flushing millions down the toilet, humans could be mining their poop for gold.
That's at least what some researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) think. They're looking for ways to squeeze metals like gold and silver out of solid waste.
"The gold we found was at the level of a minimal mineral deposit," Smith said. In other words, if that level of gold were observed in rock, it would be considered a potential mining prospect. if that level of gold were observed in rock, it would be considered a potential mining prospect.
Here is the link for the full article: http://mashable.com/2015/03/25/gold-poop-precious-metals/

Thats what I call the Value of Clean!

Have great Easter with friends and family. Masters tournement is next weekend and Tiger is back!

Have great day and an even better sales week!

Scott Jarden