Ashkin answers the question: Are we cooked?

"A world of worsening food shortages and wildfires … as soon as 2040, a period well within the lifetime of much of the global population."

By |2018-10-29T09:37:28+00:00October 29th, 2018|Green Cleaning, Latest Articles, Leadership|

How to get rid of bad smells in the home

Professional cleaners remove the source of the foul odor. They don't just cover it up with perfumed air fresheners.

EPA encourages purchasing green certified products

One of the most effective ways to create a healthy school environment is to improve everyday maintenance to keep school facilities clean and running smoothly and safely.

By |2018-10-19T13:33:04+00:00September 26th, 2018|Green Cleaning|

New tool for tracking sustainability

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership announces the release of the SGP Impact Tracker, in collaboration with Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC., now used by many facility managers as well as jansan manufacturers and distributors to enhance their sustainability efforts.

By |2018-09-20T17:39:19+00:00August 24th, 2018|Green Cleaning, School Cleaning|

Is your cleaning service really green?

In a new blog post on Castle Keepers House Cleaning, Janice Stewart asks the question, "What is green cleaning?" Her answer gives consumers insight into what it takes for a company to create an authentic green cleaning process. Stewart examines environmentally preferable products, third-party certifications, green equipment, and more.

Better decisions from better air

Researchers enrolled 24 “knowledge workers,” people who were corporate managers, architects, and designers. The workers spent six days in a controlled work environment, working from 9 am to 5 pm each day.

5 ways to protect your family during flu season (infographic)

Quick tips for your cleaning business customers in a shareable infographicThe advice to "stay away from people" may sound funny, but it's best to avoid crowded rooms when the flu is prevalent. If you yourself have the flu, you're not doing anyone at your work or school a favor when you show up while still [...]

By |2018-02-05T19:24:39+00:00February 5th, 2018|Green Cleaning, Residential / Home / Maid Cleaning|

Seven cost saving sustainability ideas for 2018

Cost savings is fast becoming one of the key reasons businesses now adopt sustainability programs.Bloomington, IN - Whether you run a small business or head a large corporation, sustainability can help reduce operating costs. For example, ISSA's DEAL program, developed in partnership with Sustainability Dashboard Tools, Inc., helped twenty participating distributors collectively save more than [...]

By |2017-12-15T20:47:51+00:00December 15th, 2017|Green Cleaning|

Disinfectants – Are we doing more harm than good?

In most residential cleaning scenarios there are less toxic and problematic ways to achieve a sanitary home.It’s a common belief that in order to have a clean and healthy home every surface must be disinfected. In fact, one cleaning company has advertised that they will fog your whole home with a disinfectant to disinfect the [...]

Green Seal proposes revisions to cleaning product standards

Seeks feedback from industry professionals and all other interested parties Washington, D.C. –  Green Seal, the nation’s premier third-party environmental certification organization, is inviting comment on proposed revisions to nine cleaning product standards. Green Seal would like comment from a diverse group of stakeholders including product manufacturers, public health experts, environmental organizations and other interested [...]

By |2016-12-07T19:10:03+00:00December 7th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Green Cleaning|
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