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Unisource renews support for green cleaning initiative

July 20, 2012

NORCROSS, GA — Unisource Worldwide Inc. has renewed the company''s commitment to the health and safety of thousands of schoolchildren through support of the Healthy Schools Campaign, according to a press release.

"Healthy school environments are inherently important to children''s health and academic success. Problems such as exposure to hazardous chemicals, toxic building materials and mold negatively affect children''s ability to consistently attend school and learn," said Garrett Gerst, Sr., marketing manager of facility supplies for Unisource.

"The Healthy Schools Campaign works to improve environmental health in schools through a variety of initiatives, including green cleaning, high-performing schools and indoor air quality (IAQ)," Gerst added.

The Healthy School Campaign publishes The Quick and Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools as a resource guide designed to demystify green cleaning for the school audience, the release stated.

According to the release, the guide also contains a variety of content covering everything from why green cleaning is important to choosing green products, and includes a featured products database and a distributors’ center allowing school administrators to locate sources of green cleaning products.

Click here to read the complete release.