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Stephen Ashkin

Stephen P. Ashkin is founder of the Green Cleaning Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating building owners and suppliers about green cleaning. He is president of The Ashkin Group, a consulting firm specializing in greening the cleaning industry. Ashkin is on the board of the Green Sports Alliance and has been inducted into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame (IGIHOF).

ARTICLES

April 2016 Sustainable Solutions

The Attendance Gap Flares Up

The cleaning industry’s impact on student absenteeism

The reasons students are missing school can be tied directly to a number of factors—but the first one noted is health-related, and links to asthma.


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January 2016 Sustainability Solutions

The Triple Bottom Line

Three components of sustainable providers

Many cleaning technicians—in addition to many cleaning contractors and even facility managers—are unclear about the difference between green and sustainable.


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May 2013 Feature 3

The Rainbow Of Sustainability

Establishing a color-coding system through symbolization is a simple way to practice resource reduction and promote sustainable operation.

We are now seeing a new use for color-coding systems, this time as an efficient way to help facilities become more sustainable, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, curb energy and water use and cut operating costs


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