Cleaning & Maintenance Management Online

ISSA expands its role as a green cleaning resource

October 3, 2011

LINCOLNWOOD, IL — ISSA is proud to announce its support of the U.S. Green Building Council''s (USGBC) Center for Green Schools by providing green cleaning resources to the educational facility community, according to a press release.

In line with the center''s vision of green schools for all within this generation, ISSA provides the tools necessary to create healthy spaces for students to live and learn, work and play, the release stated.

According to the release, ISSA and the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS), along with its CIMS-Green Building (GB) program, have been highlighted as resources for the higher education community in the Center''s Roadmap to a Green Campus.

"Delivering a clean, healthy environment for students to learn is just as important as constructing and maintaining buildings that conserve resources and operate in an efficient manner," said Center for Green Schools Higher Education Director Jaime Van Mourik.

"ISSA''s CIMS-Green Building program provides a framework for educational facilities to be integrating sustainable practices into daily business operations. The Center for Green Schools is thrilled to have the support of ISSA who is committed to helping us achieve our ultimate goal of providing green schools and campuses for every student within this generation," Van Mourik added.

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