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Articles Tagged with ''certification''

March 2013 Facility Focus

The Standard For Commercial And Institutional Cleaning Services

Digging deep to find what GS-42 certification from Green Seal means for the professional cleaning industry.
March 19, 2013

GS-42 compiles industry best practices and standards regarding green cleaning, of which all commercial and institutional cleaning services — but especially BSCs — should be aware.


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February 2013 Feature 2

Becoming A Certified Germ Killer

Having the right tools, the proper equipment and ample desire is not enough when lives are on the line; thorough training and continued education are major factors in the infection control equation.
February 4, 2013

While some companies and facilities have taken active steps to develop internal training and certification programs, there are several organizations that can provide effective curriculum resources and help educate workers.


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November 2012 Contractor Success

The Business Of Housecleaning Goes Commercial

Marketing that you are educated as a professional cleaner can gain you respect and generate success.
November 2, 2012

When we formed the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI), we knew that we needed to develop a program of instruction and certification for technicians and that it would have to be a peer-reviewed, industry-wide accepted program.


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January 2012 Facility Focus

What Does Green Ice Melt Really Mean?

There is little regulation of green claims in the ice melt industry, making it difficult to decipher an environmentally preferable product from the masses.
October 24, 2012

Because the ice melt industry is largely unregulated, there's nothing to prevent a manufacturer from adding small traces of additives to basic rock salt and claiming greater environmental benefits, creating a unique symbol that implies eco-friendliness, including "green" or "environmentally friendly" in the product name — or making other misleading claims without validation.


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Green Seal awards first specialty cleaner certification

October 3, 2012
PortionPac Corporation has the first two products to achieve GS-53 certification, Green Seal's new standard for specialty cleaning products.
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October 2012 Cover Story

Teaching An Old Industry New Tricks

October 3, 2012
The face of the JanSan industry has more than just a few wrinkles.
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October 2012 Feature 4

A Breakdown Of The Leading Ecolabels For Paper Products

What you need to know about green certification systems for tissue and towel products.
October 1, 2012
Manufacturers who take a holistic approach, examining a product's entire lifecycle from source to disposal, offer a balanced approach to the environment that is aimed at continually reducing the use of natural resources.
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September 2012 Raising Standards

The Law Of Fives

Five criteria for choosing the right quality management standard for your organization.
September 13, 2012

When cleaning organizations choose a standard around which to build their management framework, they need to choose wisely to ensure the standard is the best fit for their organization.


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