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Renewable Cleaning supports ISSA Clean Standard

May 1, 2013

DORAL, FL —, a new non-profit website created to enable and model the next wave in the sustainable, green cleaning movement, has announced its support of the upcoming Clean Standard for K-12 Schools, according to a press release.

According to the release, the renewable cleaning site will support performance measurement using ATP device guidelines provided by ISSA's Clean Standard as well as the standard's three stated goals:

  • To promote an objective way to measure cleanliness using ATP devices
  • To establish targets for clean using ATP relative light unit (RLU) values
  • To provide a practical protocol for the cleaning industry and schools to follow.

"Since renewable cleaning is the prevention, removal, inactivation and/or proper disposal of contaminants to restore built or indoor environments to their original or desired condition, demonstrating the removal of organic soil via ATP measurement harmonizes with our mission to make school environments 'measurably' cleaner and healthier," said Ruben Rives, principal of H2Only Renewable Cleaning, a firm which specializes in cleaning charter schools "for health" nationwide.

As further support for improving school environments through science and measurement, Ruben Rives, renewable cleaning advocate, and Dr. Nancy Goodyear, assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Laboratory & Nutritional Sciences, with expertise in Clinical Microbiology and Safe Disinfection at UMass Lowell, will present a one hour webinar on "Greener Sanitizing with Renewable Cleaning" — a concise program that will offer insights on processes that enable better, safer cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, the release stated.

Click here to read the release in its entirety.