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Sustainability

Sustainability is used to describe many facets of the cleaning and maintenance operation, including green cleaning, recycling programs, waste handling, minimizing energy usage, renewable energy sources, using green certified products, etc. The trend toward more sustainable operations, especially in government buildings and public schools, is growing and we keep you on top of the most recent news and information related to green or sustainable certifications, sustainable products and technologies and procedures to make any cleaning operation more sustainable.

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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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November/December 2015 Facility Focus

LEED With Your Pest Control Program

Keep pests out to keep your building green

As you continue striving for  the most eco-friendly—and economical—solutions for your building, start by incorporating the following proactive procedures into your maintenance routine.


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