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Articles Tagged with ''green''

April 2013 Raising Standards

Sustainability Beyond Green Cleaning

A comprehensive program should address the three pillars of sustainability.

Regardless of the type or size of the organization, having a comprehensive cleaning program that stems from its overall sustainability goals is essential to helping the organization meet them.


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March 2013 Bidding And Estimating

Gazing Toward The Horizon

A brief on some of the hot topics facing contractors now and how they will affect business in the months to come.

As I travel the country performing third-party certification audits, I see the best of the best operations and organizations.


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February 2013 Fact-based Management

A Synergistic Strategy For Success

Cleaning for health while simultaneously enhancing appearances is possible with a performance-based strategy that minimizes harm.

We must recognize the balance of risks and rewards from the chemical mixtures we adopt and form a hierarchy of toxicity to weigh the pros and cons.


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January 2013 Contractor Success

Building Loyalty Through Consulting

Becoming your customers' cleaning consultant is a surefire way to increase your worth.

Many contractors and distributors have become their customers’ “experts” when it comes to building maintenance — helping facilities managers lower overall operating costs, transfer to green cleaning strategies and become more sustainable.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning

Similar to outdoor pollution, an unhealthy interior environment can have a negative impact on your overall health and wellbeing.

Since conventional cleaning products have been recognized as contributors to indoor air quality problems, creating healthy indoor spaces starts by limiting the introduction of unnecessary pollutants.


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December 2012 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor

Insight from the JanSan industry.

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.


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