Professional cleaning operations call upon a wide array of sustainable techniques and technologies to generate higher profits, improve worker productivity and lessen their environmental impact.
Color-coding has proven to be effective as it helps overcome language barriers and helps cleaning professionals identify which products and tools should be used to clean what surfaces, which are to be used together, and in some cases, which are to be used for which cleaning task.
This industry has begun to explore this idea of less harmful cleaning strategies, including completely non-toxic, chemical free substitutes and technologies that use no chemicals.
To succeed, all stakeholders must buy into the program and participate in a manner that conveys a clear message to the entire organization.
Operations and management procedures that will lead to overall improvements in the working and learning environment, including reduced operating costs, healthier indoor air, improved comfort and reduced water consumption.
The role of outdoor lighting has expanded to complement aesthetics, enhance architectural elements and monuments, support navigation, highlight nighttime sports events and even support retail sales.
By installing or upgrading to eco-efficient laundry operations, managers can positively impact the environment and their bottom line.
This principle is being promoted by the “Oath Project” calling for a shift in attitude and orientation of the business community that is embodied in what they call the “Hippocratic Oath for Business” or the “Green Hippocratic Oath” — first, do no harm to the environment.
Today’s universities and other large institutions are expected to be increasingly conscious of their environmental and sustainability practices and to set an example for students, faculty and their community.