Initiative focused on growing the green cleaning movement to support student health and wellness for schools and universities
Aurora, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 – –Bona, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today a partnership with Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) to support the Green Clean Schools program and the upcoming forum at ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America, October 25-26, 2016 in Chicago which will bring the issue of healthy approaches to cleaning to the forefront of hundreds of school and university.
“We are thrilled to be teaming up with Healthy Schools Campaign to educate and advocate for healthy indoor environments, such as schools,” said Cate Vanegas, director of marketing, Bona US. “A healthy indoor environment starts with the floors and for almost a century Bona has innovated and supported products that offer the best in cleaning with safety in mind.”
Bona is participating in HSC’s Green Clean Schools Forum at ISSA which was created to teach facility directors how to implement cost-savings strategies while creating a safe, healthy environment. Workshops and panel discussions, led by members of Healthy Schools Campaign’s Leadership Council and industry and health experts, will explore practical applications of Healthy Schools Campaign’s 5 Steps to Green Cleaning in Schools.
“Over the past 10 years, HSC’s Green Clean Schools has promoted green cleaning in schools through online resources, events, webinars, education and advocacy,” said Rochelle Davis, president and CEO of Healthy Schools Campaign. “This year marks the first year for the Green Clean Schools Forum which will bring together leading K-12 and university facility operators to raise awareness about green cleaning best practices, products and trends that will help them elevate their cleaning programs to new heights.”
Bona will also have a presence at ISSA on the show floor (booth #2061) showcasing a sneak peek of its new Bona Commercial System™ product line innovated to meet the daily needs of cleaning hardwood floors. The system offers highly durable tools and premium cleaners that can hold up to daily use from job-to-job. Additionally, Bona is thrilled to be nominated for the ISSA Innovation Award for The Bona FlexiSand DCS® Abrasion System which includes a four step approach to provide the best recoat abrasion on athletic floors to offer the ideal foundation for paint and finish. Visit the Innovation Showcase at booth number 4606.
Bona is the first in the industry to develop a full system of hardwood floor finishing, maintenance and care products specifically formulated for the unique needs of athletic sport floors such as gymnasiums and basketball courts. Bona’s innovative dust-free sanding and GREENGUARD Gold certification on its water-based products demonstrates the company’s commitment to the health and wellness of future generations.
About Bona US
Bona US is the North American subsidiary of BonaAB in Malmö, Sweden. Bona US manufactures and distributes floor and home care products. Bona’s hardwood floor care systems have been successful in the professional market for almost a century. Consumer products are available in most major retail outlets throughout the U.S. and North America. With certifications like GREENGUARD, the company has also been recognized for formula innovations that are pH-neutral and residue free. For more information, please contact Bona US at (800) 872-5515 or www.bona.com.
Contact: Heather Lindemann
Bona US | (800) 872-5515
About Healthy Schools Campaign
For more than a decade, Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) has been committed to making schools healthier places for all students. HSC’s important work focuses on supporting the health and wellness of all children and helps schools become vibrant places that support a healthy community. HSC’s programs work to transform school food, student fitness, the classroom experience, student health services and schoolyards. HSC helps parents, principals, teachers, school nurses and others implement change at the local school level with strong community support, and then use the knowledge gained through those on-the-ground experiences to advocate for student health and success at the state and national levels. To learn more about Healthy Schools Campaign, visit healthyschoolscampaign.org.
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