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Sustainability

November 2013 Feature 4

The Advantages Of Offering Green Cleaning

Adding sustainability to a portfolio can improve service and set an operation apart from competitors.
November 12, 2013

Any change to your brand or your service has to either save you time and money or differentiate your business enough to make the effort worthwhile. A certified green cleaning service can be one of those differentiators.


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Sustainability webcast now available on demand

October 14, 2013

An archive of the sustainability webcast, held on October 3, 2013, is now available online.


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October 2013 Raising Standards

Blue Is The New Green

Ways to conserve the world’s most precious resource — water.
October 7, 2013

Reducing water use by adopting water-efficient products, services and practices in these facilities can have a great impact in lowering water and sewer costs, and can help to meet challenges faced by communities to meet water demands, save energy and reduce stress on natural resources.


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September 2013 Contractor Success

Operationally Sustainable Cleaning Services

It’s not about the best price; it’s about the best manager and the best toxic-free cleaning program from the most innovative company.
September 10, 2013

After over 40 years of helping buyers evaluate and hire cleaning contractors, a few observations about how purchasing and buyer folks make choices have become evident.


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September 2013 Feature 6

Misconceptions About Sustainability

‘Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.’
September 9, 2013

When a word becomes so popular that you hear it everywhere it means one of two things: The word may be reduced to a meaningless cliché or it is a truly powerful concept.


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Plants — The Silent Cleaner

How increasing the number of plants inside a building can reduce the toxicity of indoor air.
August 16, 2013

Some authorities have suggested that our indoor environment can be between five and one hundred times more toxic than outdoor air.


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August 2013 Feature 7

Separating ‘Green’ Fact From Fiction

Though the JanSan industry has adopted more sustainable cleaning methods, many managers still have unanswered questions.
August 13, 2013

Because green cleaning has had such a major impact on the professional cleaning industry as well as the building and management industries, it might serve us well to clear up confusion about certain cleaning myths.


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August 2013 Feature 3

A Guide To Navigating Green Certifications

Finding the most reputable and respected sustainable products can benefit both cleaners and clients.
August 12, 2013

It’s important to stay afloat on all of today’s green certifications, and identify products that best meet a facility’s sustainability goals.


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August 2013 Feature 2

Tips To Create Holistic Sustainability

A successful program is not just about obtaining green certificates; instead it should be a part of every effort.
August 9, 2013

“Being green” can be achieved through a holistic approach towards sustainability. Such an approach requires looking at all aspects of your business in terms of sustainability, including cleaning, and incorporating it into your company culture so it defines your organization and is communicated to your customers.


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Reassessing Paper Recycling

August 1, 2013

It has become increasingly clear that, when it comes to paper, recycling may not be as good for the environment as previously thought.


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