Eugene Plawiuk, a 33-year industry veteran, is a cleaning consultant with Edmonton Public Schools who develops cleaning standards and trains custodial staffs on best practices. Plawiuk, a certified technician for carpet care, also holds accreditations for stone, masonry and tile care as well as disaster restoration. A frequent speaker and presenter at various industry events, he has published research on the connection between cleanliness and student achievement, green cleaning, cleaning for health and more. Plawiuk can be reached at (780) 970-5186 or Eugene.Plawiuk@epsb.ca.
There are some common myths in the cleaning industry that circulate because they may have been practiced in the past or because a product was promoted based on generalized misconceptions.