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Sustainability

July 2012 Cover Story

Interior Plantscapes Are A Growing Trend

Indoor gardens are challenging the notion that flora can only be found outdoors.

Vertical walls, vegitecture, living art, vertical gardens, biotecture, green walls and other interior plantscapes can be a sense of pride for occupants and owners and an impressive statement to visitors.


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January 2012 Facility Focus

What Does Green Ice Melt Really Mean?

There is little regulation of green claims in the ice melt industry, making it difficult to decipher an environmentally preferable product from the masses.

Because the ice melt industry is largely unregulated, there's nothing to prevent a manufacturer from adding small traces of additives to basic rock salt and claiming greater environmental benefits, creating a unique symbol that implies eco-friendliness, including "green" or "environmentally friendly" in the product name — or making other misleading claims without validation.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Greening Your Facility In 10 Simple Steps

Green techniques can be incorporated into a facility at any time, regardless of age or use.

Green techniques can be incorporated into a facility at any time, regardless of age or use; do the right thing and protect your bottom line, as environmentally responsible businesses are efficient businesses.


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2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Exhibitor Profile

Plastic Disposal Is Ecological With EcoChoice

Tolco Corporation

At the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in Chicago, Tolco will showcase their biodegradable plastic products. Read about the technology that can help you reduce your environmental footprint here and then visit booth 3631 to learn more.


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October 2012 Feature 2

The Greening Of Specialty Cleaners

Adding spokes to the sustainable wheel, green-certified specialty cleaners fill an environmentally preferable product void.
Adding spokes to the sustainable wheel, green-certified specialty cleaners fill an environmentally preferable product void.
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October 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas

Beyond The Bulb

Lighting retrofit kits provide a non-disruptive maintenance solution that produces sustainable cost savings.