It’s not uncommon to see building service contractors and in-house cleaning managers juggling the procurement of products, tools and equipment from multiple suppliers and multiple locations.
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.
Healthcare organizations have a new reason to be concerned about how their patients perceive the cleanliness of hospitals and patient rooms.
Regardless of the type or size of the organization, having a comprehensive cleaning program that stems from its overall sustainability goals is essential to helping the organization meet them.
Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.
No matter the size of a company, it will need to have certain procedures or guidelines in place to make sure that accidents are prevented during the course of day-to-day business.
When cleaning organizations choose a standard around which to build their management framework, they need to choose wisely to ensure the standard is the best fit for their organization.