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Sustainability

March 2014 Feature 3

The Evolution Of Chemical-free Cleaning

Nature can provide some of what is needed to clean safely and effectively.
Vince Elliott
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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.


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March 2014 Facility Focus

How To Recharge Your Recycling Efforts

Start with the idea of use — it is not recycling, it is reuse.
Matthew Kastel and Jordan Kobritz
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To succeed, all stakeholders must buy into the program and participate in a manner that conveys a clear message to the entire organization.


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March 2014

Sustainability Showcase

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February 2014 Facility Focus

Achieving Energy Savings And Healthier Workplaces

Audits and procedures to increase efficiency and decrease a facility's energy bills.
Carolyn Sarno
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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.


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January 2014 Maintenance Matters

In Consideration Of Outdoor LED Lighting

LED technology can help address traditional priorities, while also significantly reducing facility energy use and maintenance costs.
Cheryl English
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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.


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January 2014 Feature 4

Sustainable Laundry Room Practices

New washing technologies raise standards and meet the needs of sustainable facilities.
Craig Madson
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By installing or upgrading to eco-efficient laundry operations, managers can positively impact the environment and their bottom line.


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January 2014 Feature 6

Renewable Cleaning And The Hippocratic Oath

Taking advantage of new technologies and clearing the air on traditional cleaning practices.
David Mudarri
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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.


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October 2013 Feature 7

Bag it! Go Green To Save Green

Reduce your environmental impact and costs with sustainable cleaning products and materials.
David Rives
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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.


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October 2013 Feature 6

Hand Dryers And Restroom Design

How hand dryers can offer cleaners relief from common restroom issues.
William Gagnon
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The dirty truth for cleaning and maintenance professionals is that restrooms play a critical role in the public perception of cleanliness.


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November 2013 Feature 5

A New Concept In Clean

The Renewable Cleaning process utilizes safe sanitization methods, ergonomic equipment and measured results.
David Mudarri
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Advances in “process cleaning for health” make the cleaning task more effective, more efficient and less stressful to workers.


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