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Podcast: Talking Sustainability With Green Seal

Linda Chipperfield, vice president of marketing & communications, discusses steps for instituting a sustainability program as well as new green technologies.


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A Guide To Greener Schools

One group put together a publication to promote safer buildings.

For facility managers in the education market, it can be hard to know which "green" or "sustainable" practices will actually help reduce costs.


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March 2014 Feature 3

The Evolution Of Chemical-free Cleaning

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

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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July 2013 Feature 5

A Guide To Environmental Cleaning

Purchasing environmentally-friendly cleaning products does not necessarily equate to a green policy, your staff needs to be properly trained as well.

Some cleaning agents are better for the environment than others, reducing the impact on local ecosystems and the health concerns of your staff. A green cleaning policy can help your business reduce its environmental impact and allow your team to develop safer, more effective ways of working.


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March 2013 Feature 3

The Environmental Preferability Of Polished Concrete

Stop renting your floors and take ownership of them with sustainable burnishing and honing processes.

Even after a facility has finally decided it cannot delay maintenance any longer and has paid to have a beautiful job of stripping and refinishing done, they will have to do it all over again in six to 12 months.


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March 2013 Products And Services

Chemical-free Cleaning

Air Cycle Corporation
Air Cycle Corporation introduces Rodale Institute CDS, a system that contains no harsh chemicals and produces no fumes.
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February 2013 Fact-based Management

A Synergistic Strategy For Success

Cleaning for health while simultaneously enhancing appearances is possible with a performance-based strategy that minimizes harm.

We must recognize the balance of risks and rewards from the chemical mixtures we adopt and form a hierarchy of toxicity to weigh the pros and cons.


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February 2013 Infection Control Case Study: Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC

High-performance Cleaning And Disinfecting Without Chemicals

Following an evaluation of their proprietary dry steam vapor system, IEHA gives Advanced Vapor Technologies a thumbs-up.
January 2013 Fact-based Management

Fully Toxic-free, Chemical-free Technologies

The conclusion of a three-part series exploring the idea of a least harmful cleaning model.

We must seriously consider the use of transitional, enabled and fully chemical-free technologies to meet our need for professional appearance, occupant safety and ecosystem health.


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January 2013 Feature 5

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today's cleaning chemicals actually pose health and safety risks to building occupants.

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?


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