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New Quick & Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools released

October 23, 2012

CHICAGO — Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) is pleased to announce the release of the updated fourth edition of the highly-regarded Quick & Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools and recognize the team whose support has made the impact of this guide and the related Green Clean Schools initiative so significant, according to a press release.Healthy Schools Campaign Logo

Since HSC launched the Green Clean Schools initiative in 2006, the movement for green cleaning in schools has grown significantly, with state-level legislation requiring green cleaning in schools, federal recognition of the importance of green cleaning, marketplace change and much more, the release stated.

bookAccording to the release, the fourth edition was developed with the support of 25 national education stakeholder organizations and 22 cleaning industry corporate leaders following the distribution of nearly 125,000 copies of the popular and highly-regarded previous editions.

“It’s incredible to see how much the movement for green cleaning in schools has grown since we launched the first guide in 2006,” said Rochelle Davis, executive editor of the guide and president and CEO of Healthy Schools Campaign.

“We’ve seen huge strides in policy, in the marketplace and on the ground in schools as more and more leaders embrace cleaning for health while protecting the environment. We are proud to be part of making this change and are proud of the team that has come together to support it,” Davis added.

Ten states now require green cleaning in schools and the federal government now recognizes green cleaning as a priority with programs such as Green Ribbon Schools and the recently-released U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) state school environmental health guidelines, the release noted.

Click here to read the release in its entirety.