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Virginia Tech achieves the first CleanZone Level III certification

August 26, 2010
BLACKSBURG, VA — The residents and employees of Virginia Tech''s residence halls can breathe a little easier knowing that their buildings are cleaned with responsible processes and systems, using only sustainable products that are free from harsh chemicals, according to a press release.
Virginia Tech is the first university to receive the CleanZone Level III certification from JanPak Inc., the leading supplier of distinctive and responsible cleaning and packaging solutions to the building service contractor, property management, industrial, health care and institutional markets, the release stated.
To receive the Level III certification from JanPak Inc., the employees adhered to rigorous standards, the release noted.
According to the article, to meet these standards, necessary changes included modifications to their daily practices and the chemicals used, as well as many physical modifications such as installing touch-free systems in the restrooms, which improve sanitation and cut down on water waste.
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