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Facility Maintenance Best Practices for Protecting Waterways

Using green cleaning tools supports saving water and reducing organizational carbon footprints.

The Importance of Good Indoor Air Quality – and How Green Cleaning Supports It

With an effective, sustainable cleaning program, facility managers can support the maintenance of good indoor air quality by minimizing VOCs and removing pollutants.

Selecting the Best Mop Buckets for Your Facility

The right mop buckets have the potential to bring numerous benefits to your facility.

Promoting Earth Day’s Values Year Round

Organizations of all types are placing a greater priority on sustainable cleaning as the public becomes increasingly concerned about environmental issues like climate change.

How Cleaning Best Practices Support Food Safety

By following best practices, restaurants are better prepared to prevent viral outbreaks while supporting their sustainability goals, their brand reputation and the bottom line.

Considering the Lifespan of your Cleaning Products

It’s important for facility operators to consider the full lifespan of their cleaning tools to determine which are responsibly manufactured, suitable for the types of cleaning tasks necessary, and which reflect a commitment to sustainability.

How Green Cleaning Contributes to the Bottom Line

Organizations with a green cleaning program set themselves up for financial success by meeting the ever-growing consumer demand for corporate sustainability.

The Role of Proper Restroom Maintenance

The role of restroom maintenance involves more than just keeping up appearances. It is crucial for pathogen protection, can enhance confidence among building occupants and employees and can play a key role in a facility’s larger sustainability program. Restroom maintenance is an area of opportunity as facilities look to live up to the new standard of cleanliness.

Why your Building Should Pursue LEED Certification

The more LEED points you earn across the nine categories, the closer you become to achieving Platinum, the highest designation. Your approach to cleaning your facility can have a positive effect on your overall score, as cleaning can enhance indoor air quality, which is measured in the Indoor Environmental Quality category. A focus on sustainable cleaning can also impact the Water Efficiency category and the Innovation category.

Three Red Flags of Greenwashing

To avoid deceptive marketing tactics regarding environmental responsibility, buyers need to scrutinize products before purchasing. With knowledge of greenwashing red flags, organizations can easily spot the difference between genuine claims as well as false. Selecting sustainable cleaning solutions can help achieve goals such as water, energy and chemical savings as well as reducing landfill waste and greenhouse gas emissions.