Articles Tagged with ''green''
The goal of facility cleaning should be to "Treat the Whole Patient" by striving to make the entire indoor environment clean and healthy as a Standard Operating Procedure.
Today’s universities and other large institutions are expected to be increasingly conscious of their environmental and sustainability practices and to set an example for students, faculty and their community.
At the recently completed ISSA/INTERCLEAN Las Vegas convention, Jennifer Meek, marketing director for Charlotte Products/Enviro-Solutions, was interviewed regarding ISSA's new Transpare program.
The ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard-Green Building (CIMS-GB) is now a direct option to meet the green cleaning policy prerequisite of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) revised Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) rating system.
Any change to your brand or your service has to either save you time and money or differentiate your business enough to make the effort worthwhile. A certified green cleaning service can be one of those differentiators.
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Educational Center and Website is actively supporting the dissemination of "Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting: A Toolkit for Early Care and Education."
When a word becomes so popular that you hear it everywhere it means one of two things: The word may be reduced to a meaningless cliché or it is a truly powerful concept.
Does cleaning in a green, sustainable manner cost more or less than cleaning in what might be referred to as the standard way?
Because green cleaning has had such a major impact on the professional cleaning industry as well as the building and management industries, it might serve us well to clear up confusion about certain cleaning myths.
Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.