It is no surprise that many members of the professional cleaning industry — manufacturers, distributors and contract cleaners — are playing a leadership role when it comes to recycling.
Some cleaning equipment actually provides a stream of savings through the end of its useful life.
Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) can help departments manage a broad array of responsibilities, and some can be adapted for use in multiple buildings.
Linda Chipperfield, vice president of marketing & communications, discusses steps for instituting a sustainability program as well as new green technologies.
The engineering behind battery designs and the manufacturing techniques employed by battery companies have advanced in recent years.
Certain best practices have emerged for implementing a green cleaning program.
Negotiated savings with vendors leaves building service contractors and businesses more time to focus on other tasks.
'The publication provided what the industry was missing by gathering with the contractors, manufacturers and distributors and getting resources and information out to all of us.'
Useful tools and equipment cleaning workers should keep nearby to avoid wasted time retrieving items.
How CMI's respected training and certification programs have helped the cleaning industry evolve.