Green Cleaning

Everything maintenance related, from daytime cleaning to how best keep dirt from entering your facility, is featured here.


Simple Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

April 1, 2014
Help improve the air quality of your building without breaking the bank.
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Electrolyzed Water: The Great, Green Clean

October 22, 2013

The safety benefits of electrolyzed water make it an ideal cleaning and sanitizing system for use in high-risk contexts such as hospitals, healthcare facilities, food processing environments and more.

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The Future of Green Cleaning Is…People

October 3, 2013
A big step in the advancement of green cleaning is maintaining a culture that understands and perpetuates its importance.
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Sustainability, Meet Green Cleaning

Taking even the smallest steps and being mindful of the details can result in major cost savings in green cleaning.
September 5, 2013
Green cleaning has come a long way and is now evolving into sustainable cleaning.
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EPA Expands List of Safer Chemical Ingredients

July 24, 2013
The Safer Chemical Ingredients List now contains 602 chemicals.
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Growing Popularity of Green Cleaning Products

June 1, 2013
Why bio-based cleaning products are attracting positive attention from the government to the home.
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Are We Leaving a Poisoned Chalice?

Our lack of environmental action today could have serious impacts on the future generations of the planet.
March 1, 2013

 Speaking on a British national television show, Prince Charles recently told viewers that he is progressively more concerned that his future grandchild, due this summer, will be born into an “increasingly dysfunctional world” because of environmental degradation and climate change, and will wonder why his generation and his parents’ generation did not do more to tackle these issues. 

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Green Buildings Mean Green Cleaning

Help enhance facility care with sustainable floor cleaning equipment and practices.
March 1, 2013

 Green cleaning is a key factor in facility care programs today.  

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Carpets, Health and IAQ

Having an effective carpet cleaning program is the first step in maintaining indoor air quality.
June 1, 2012

 There have been a number of surprising studies throughout the years regarding the amount of germs and bacteria that can be found on office desks, cell phones, and the sponges we use to wipe down counters and wash dishes.  

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Water and Cleaning

January 4, 2012

 I have been asked to introduce this article because it is about a topic I am familiar with — water and, more specifically, conserving water in cleaning.  

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Sustainable Healthcare Architecture, 2nd Edition

The essential guide for architects, interior designers, engineers, healthcare professionals, and administrators who want to create healthy environments for healing.

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Green Product Buzz GuideEDC's Green Product Buzz Guides bring you the latest in green building products and services from companies exhibiting at trade shows, including Greenbuild, the AIA Expo, Coverings, Surfaces and more.


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