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THE EVOLUTION OF GREEN CHEMICALS - cp - June 2017
How Green Cleaning Chemicals Have Improved Through The Years


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION - hs - June 2017
Inspection Programs That Focus On Cleanliness


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION - hs - June 2017
Defining Cleaning Standards


UPON CLOSER INSPECTION - hs - June 2017
Protocol For Cleaning Facilities


SUSTAINABILITY BY ANOTHER NAME - hs - June 2017
Common Sense Practices That Drive Sustainable Initiatives


- news - 5/5/2017
Green Cleaning Award Winners Named


- news - 5/2/2017
Report Focuses On Student Health And Wellness


PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT - hs - April 2017
Touting Training
Staff training is critical to a successful green cleaning program

- news - 4/25/2017
Cleaning Contractor Pays Employees To Be Green


- news - 4/25/2017
Connecticut Schools Promote Healthy Air Quality


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Perfecting Cleaning For Health


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Improving Cleaning Process And Procedures


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Growing A Green Cleaning Program


- news - 4/4/2017
Updated Sustainability How-to Guide Is Now Available


- news - 4/4/2017
Green Clean Schools Leadership Institute Registration Open


FINDING THE GREENER LINING - hs - November 2016
Creating Sustainable Waste Management Programs
Facilities are beginning to explore sustainable alternatives to traditional trash liners

SUSTAINABLE TRACTION - sm - November 2016
Roundtable: Green Cleaning Product Skepticism
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

- sm - November 2016
Selling And Promoting Green Cleaning Supplies


- cp - September 2016
Sanitize And Disinfect With Engineered Water


THE GREEN DEFENDER - sm - September 2016
How Charles Moody Came To Believe In Green Cleaning Products


- sm - September 2016
Solutex Embraces EPA’s Safer Choice Program


TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
School Launches Cleaning For Health Program
Steps that Clarke County School District took to improve the health of their students and staff

TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
Healthy Schools: Getting Buy-In From Staff


‘PIONEERING’ GREEN - cp - June 2016
Building A LEED-compliant, Green Seal-certified Program


- cp - June 2016
Why Janitors Support Sustainability Programs


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
Tips For Managers Launching Green Cleaning Programs


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
The Players Needed For A Winning Green Cleaning Team


- cp - November 2015
Caring For Floors With Sustainable Equipment


STUDYING GREEN - sm - November 2015
Five Challenges To Green Cleaning In Schools


- sm - November 2015
Implementing And Improving Green Cleaning Programs For Schools


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
Fitting Engineered Water Into Cleaning Programs


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
Cleaning With “Water” And Technologies Available


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
How Aqueous Ozone Technology Fits Into Cleaning


FLOOR PADS ARE GOING GREEN - sm - October 2015
Floor Pads Join The Ranks Of Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Using Aqueous Ozone To Clean For Health


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Green Cleaning Supports University Goals


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Involving Students To Help Grow Green Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes


TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - September 2015
BSCs Give Electrolyzed Water Another Shot


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
The Role Of Matting In Green Programs


ENGINEERED WATER RE-ENGINEERED - sm - September 2015
Cleaning Industry Embraces Activated Water


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Breaking Into The Sports Venue Market With Green Cleaning


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Learn To Sell Green Products In Sports


- sm - October 2014
Green Seal, EcoLogo Introduce New Laundry Standards


- sm - October 2014
Distributors Can Help Clients' Laundry Programs Go Green


BRIGHT IDEAS - cp - October 2014
Save Energy to Save Money


- cp - October 2014
Use Energy-Efficient Equipment


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Benefits Of Ride-on Scrubbers Extend Beyond Cleaning


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Chemical-Free Scrubber Cleans Outdoor Space


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Using Floor Equipment Drives Productivity


- sm - October 2014
Entryway Mats In Green Cleaning Programs


- sm - October 2014
Cleaning Mats Per LEED Guidelines


GETTING EVEN GREENER - sm - September 2014
Recycled Paper Towels Are The Mainstream


- sm - September 2014
UL Environment Updates ECOLOGO Towel Certifications


MFG ROUNDTABLE: GREEN ROOTED DEEP, IMPORTANCE WILL ONLY GROW - cp - August 2014
How Popular Is Green Cleaning?


- cp - August 2014
Starting A Green Cleaning Program


- cp - August 2014
What Is The Next Trend In Green Cleaning Supplies?


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Puts Water Tech Into Practice


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
Commercial Cleaning Corp. Shares Green School Cleaning Guidelines


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED EBOM v4 Expands Green Cleaning Prerequisite


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
75 Percent of LEED Cleaning Product Purchases Must Be Green


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates


THE POWER OF WATER - hs - October 2013
Understanding Enhanced Water Technologies


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


- cp - August 2013
Quantify Sustainability Solutions


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
New LEED v4 Green Cleaning Points and Requirements


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS - hs - August 2013
Purchasing And Practicing Green Cleaning In Schools


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS - hs - April 2013
Shower Amenities Result In Big Savings


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS - hs - April 2013
Financial Savings To Wall-Mounted Amenities


- cp - November 2012
BSC Showcases Green Cleaning Program At New Philadelphia Art Museum
Team Clean Inc., led by Donna Allie, cleans the LEED-Platinum certified Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia

- cp - November 2012
Sensitive Occupants: Best Cleaning Practices
Cleaning around sensitive occupants increasingly important

- news - 11/19/2012
USGBC Launches Green Building Information Gateway


- sm - October 2012
Chemicals With Low Volatile Organic Compounds Benefit Janitor And Occupant Health
Switching traditional chemicals to low VOC green alternatives can create safer working environments

- sm - September 2012
Foodservice Disposables Going Green
From cups to containers, environmentally friendly foodservice disposables can be recycled or composted once used

- hs - August 2012
Cleaning Processes For Green Restrooms
Green cleaning in restrooms is as much about processes as it is about products

- hs - August 2012
Campus Sustainability Is A Strong Focus at Ohio State University
Custodial Services emphasize training in order to perfect the goals of campus sustainability

- cp - June 2012
Microfiber Cleaning: Just The Facts
How switching to microfiber cloths and mops can raise the bar on cleaning

- news - 6/11/2012
Top Ten Cities with the Most Frequent Cases of Asthma


- sm - January 2012
Selling The Green Philosophy


- sm - January 2012
Green Consultants
When selling green cleaning programs, distributors should help customers identify sustainable practices already in place and pinpoint areas for improvement

- sm - November 2011
Green Takes Back Seat To Business Survival


- cp - September 2011
Is Green Still Growing?
What BSCs are saying about their use of green cleaning products, the popularity of green cleaning programs among customers and why the recession may have had a negative impact

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - August 2011
Green Cleaning Award For Schools Distinguishes BSCs


MARKET PROFILE: EDUCATION - cp - June 2011
In Schools, Cleaning For Health Prioritizes Children's Wellness
As outsourcing of educational accounts continues to rise, BSCs are developing partnerships by providing green expertise

- sm - June 2011
If You Don't Clean, Is It Considered Green?


- news - 6/15/2011
San Francisco Schools Consider Green Cleaning Program Expansion


- cp - May 2011
Day Cleaning: Facility Managers Weigh In


EDITORIAL - cp - April 2011
Green's Accelerated Acceptance


GREEN NEWS - sm - November 2010
FTC Proposes Revisions To Green Marketing Guidelines


EDITORIAL - cp - November 2010
Pay Attention To LEED Changes


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - November 2010
Changes Coming To LEED


GREEN NEWS - sm - October 2010
New Guidelines For School Cleaning


UP CLOSE: AEROSOLS AND WIPES - sm - September 2010
Aerosols And Wipes: Simple Solutions
Today's aerosols and premoistened wipes are still easy to use, but now they're also considered green

FROM THE EDITOR - sm - September 2010
Don't Let Customers Pass You By


COVER STORY - sm - September 2010
Green Credentials
WAXIE and NICHOLS earn LEED certification — and enhance green credibility with customers

GREEN NEWS - sm - June 2010
Iowa Passes Green Cleaning Legislation


COVER STORY - cp - June 2010
Embracing Sustainability
BSCs are saving money and increasing revenue as they go beyond 'green'

GREEN NEWS - sm - May 2010
Rhode Island Proposes Green Cleaning Mandates


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - May 2010
Contractors Must Fight For Effective Cleaning, Not Just Green Products


NEWSTICKER - cp - April 2010
Northeast Green Legislation Trend Hits Rhode Island


COVER STORY - hs - April 2010
Flagging Green Cleaning in State Schools
The number of states requiring green cleaning in schools grows at a steady clip

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - March 2010
Earth Day Celebrations: Start Planning Now


GREEN NEWS - sm - March 2010
CRI Makes Change To Seal of Approval Program


IN THE NEWS - sm - March 2010
Green Cleaning Highlights Industry's First Virtual Trade Show


NEWSTICKER - cp - March 2010
Virtual Trade Show To Highlight Green Cleaning


NEWSTICKER - cp - February 2010
Green Cleaning Legislation Proposed In Wisconsin


IN THE NEWS - sm - February 2010
New Wisconsin Bill Proposes Green Cleaning Mandates


UP CLOSE: CARPET CARE - sm - January 2010
Examining Green Carpet Care Chemicals
Today's third-party certifiers put chemicals through stringent testing in order to gain green certification

COVER STORY - sm - November 2009
The Right 'Stuff'
Are jan/san distributors meeting end user needs? How you match up

GREEN NEWS - sm - November 2009
New Programs Help Differentiate Between Green Products


COVER STORY - cp - November 2009
Polling Green
Four out of five BSCs now use green cleaning products, according to a Contracting Profits survey

COVER STORY - sm - October 2009
Green Update


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - October 2009
Overwhelmed By Green?


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - September 2009
Selecting Disinfectants For A Green Cleaning Program


GREEN NEWS - sm - September 2009
Hawaii Requires Green Cleaning In Schools


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - August 2009
Green Vacuuming Not Just About The Carpet


NEWS TICKER - cp - July 2009
Green Cleaning Laws Passed In Conn., Nev.


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - July 2009
Guide To Selecting Green Chemicals


ISSA REPORTS - cp - June 2009
Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


- news - 6/12/2009
Conn. Green Bill Goes Through


EDITORIAL - cp - June 2009
Edging Out The Competition


IN THE NEWS - sm - June 2009
States Active In Green Cleaning Legislation


GREEN PRODUCTS - cp - May 2009
Green Cleaning Schools Legislation: How BSCs Are Adjusting


REGARDING... - cp - May 2009
Cleaning Receives Mixed Messages


- news - 5/15/2009
Maryland Governor Signs Green Cleaning In Schools Bill


- news - 5/11/2009
Conn. House Passes Green Cleaning In Schools Bill


GREEN NEWS - sm - May 2009
Maryland Passes Green Cleaning Legislation


COVER STORY - sm - April 2009
Campaigning For Green
More and more states are proposing green cleaning legislation aimed at schools. A look at how civic-minded distributors are leading the charge

FROM THE EDITOR - sm - April 2009
Drive Green Initiatives


IN THE NEWS - sm - April 2009
More Than A Dozen States Propose Green Cleaning Bills


NEWS TICKER - cp - April 2009
Green Cleaning Bills Proposed In Many States


GREEN NEWS - sm - February 2009
Missouri Finalizes Green Specifications For Schools


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - January 2009
LEED 2009 To Reduce Cleaning Credits


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2009 - cp - January 2009
Green Cleaning Helps Improve IAQ


COVER STORY - cp - November 2008
Win School Contracts


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - October 2008
APPA Custodial Effectiveness Audit Included In LEED
The value for contractors is that LEED-EBOM provides two potential points based on performance

UP CLOSE - sm - August 2008
Oxy, Citrus, Soy: Products Continue To Evolve
New ingredients, greener outlook and greater efficacy help fuel demand

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - August 2008
Green Legislation Passed From Coast To Coast


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - August 2008
Green: Find It At ISSA/INTERCLEAN
At ISSA/INTERCLEAN, anticipate lots of exhibitors with green products and training programs

- news - 7/17/2008
Boston & Oakland Latest to ‘Go Green’


- news - 7/14/2008
Missouri Now Requires Green Cleaning in Schools


- news - 7/10/2008
Schools See Benefit To Cleaning Green


- news - 7/10/2008
Green Cleaning Requirements Vary By State


- news - 7/9/2008
Boston Law Requires Green Cleaning


EDITORIAL - cp - July 2008
Midwest's Green Reputation Growing


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - July 2008
Cradle To Grave Vs. Cradle To Cradle
While cradle to cradle is just emerging in the cleaning industry, it is the next step in green cleaning

- news - 6/23/2008
North Carolina School Cleaning Going Green


- news - 6/10/2008
Report: Green Cleaning and Sustainability


- news - 5/6/2008
Green Efforts Pay Off For School District


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - May 2008
Green Cleaning Initiatives Launched By Various Organizations


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - May 2008
Green Growing During A Recession
Green cleaning can be a point of differentiation and add value during hard economic times

OPERATIONSLOG: LEED AND GREEN - cp - May 2008
New LEED Specifications Take Green Cleaning To The Next Level
Green cleaning is really cleaning for health and safety, then the environment, and most people focus entirely on the products

- news - 4/30/2008
Outlining Illinois Green Clean Schools Act


- news - 4/9/2008
Program Promotes Greening & Cleaning America


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - April 2008
The Greening Of Consumer Products
This year, three retail ‘giants’ launched green cleaning products. The rest won’t be far behind

NEWSWORTHY - sm - April 2008
Agencies Ask For Green Cleaning Help


- news - 3/14/2008
Green Cleaning Legislation Spreading at the State Level


EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - March 2008
Gary Walker, Magic Touch Cleaning
Giving Customers The Royal Green Treatment

- news - 2/28/2008
Company Cleans Up By Going Green


FACE OF THE INDUSTRY - sm - February 2008
ISSA Backs Cleaning Act


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - February 2008
USGBC's LEED-EB Undergoes Changes


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - February 2008
MRSA: Is Green Cleaning Effective?
For green cleaning, use a traditional disinfectant against MRSA, but limit its use to only high-risk areas

CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Green Cleaning In Educational Facilities


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Autoscrubber Advancements


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - January 2008
Green Cleaning In The New Year
For those who have already begun a green journey, 2008 should be a time to begin the next steps

OPERATIONSLOG: GREEN EQUIPMENT - cp - January 2008
Green Equipment Gives Cleaning Programs A Boost
If you don’t have a vacuum that’s sealed up and has proper filtration, all it’s going to do is blow dust all over the place

FEATURE - sm - December 2007
2008 Customer Forecast
In-house service providers and building service contractors' challenges and expectations for the new year

MARKET PULSE - sm - December 2007
Floor-care Chemicals For The Busiest Of Areas
Floors in high-traffic facilities receive constant wear and tear. Choosing the right products — including green chemicals — will go a long way in maintaining a clean appearance

- news - 11/28/2007
Survey: U.K. Government Not Helping Businesses Turn Green


- news - 11/26/2007
Group Urges 'Green' Cleaning


- news - 11/5/2007
New Caucus Raises Awareness of Green Schools


GS-42 CHECKLIST - cp - November 2007
Green Seal Certification Checklist
A helpful checklist for BSCs seeking Green Seal certification for their green cleaning programs

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - November 2007
Going Green: A Step-By-Step Approach
Don’t waste your time reinventing the wheel. Instead, concentrate on implementing your green program

NEWSWORTHY - sm - November 2007
CleanTips Podcasts: Green Cleaning's impact on distribution


- news - 10/3/2007
Shift Towards Greener Cleaning


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - October 2007
Green Cleaning In Commercial Facilities
Don’t just switch to a green product or two — make sure your cleaning procedures protect occupant health

- news - 9/28/2007
New Guidelines Help New York Schools Go Green


- news - 9/24/2007
Green Truth Behind Hotels


- news - 9/20/2007
Students and Teachers Notice Green Cleaning Efforts


- news - 9/14/2007
Hospitals Announce Code "Green"


- news - 9/13/2007
Green Clean Schools Act Becomes Law in Illinois


- news - 9/11/2007
Hotels Focus on Allergen Elimination


- news - 9/5/2007
Contractors Pushed Towards Green


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - September 2007
Go Green At ISSA/INTERCLEAN®
Look for exhibitors that will help you differentiate your green company from others in the market

EDITOR'S NOTE - sm - September 2007
Green Starts At The Roots


- news - 8/9/2007
Green Cleaning Network Launches New Web Site


- news - 8/6/2007
Examining Green Cleaning Products


FACE OF THE INDUSTRY - sm - August 2007
Award To Recognize Green Schools


FEATURE - hs - August 2007
Cleaning for Health
Preventing cross-contamination starts with the right products and proper training

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - August 2007
The Geography Of Green Cleaning
If you act quickly, you can take advantage of a state’s slower pace and make a name for yourself as a green trailblazer

- news - 7/13/2007
Colleges Consider 'Green' To Get The Edge


- news - 7/12/2007
Green Cleaning Competition Offers Chance to be Recognized


GREEN CLEANING - cp - July 2007
LEED Continues To Open Doors For BSCs
Keeping current with new LEED certifications can prove advantageous

ISSA REPORTS JUNE 2007 - hs - June 2007
ISSA: Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - June 2007
Green Cleaning: Overcoming Early Challenges
Moving your company toward green cleaning can be daunting, but the rewards are significant

- news - 5/17/2007
Illinois Becomes Second State to Require Green Cleaning in Schools


- news - 5/8/2007
Illinois Schools Impacted by New Green Cleaning Regulation


NEWSWORTHY - sm - May 2007
Community Commits To Green Cleaning


COVER STORY - cp - May 2007
CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS
A CP survey finds out what facility managers want from their BSCs

GREEN CLEANING - cp - May 2007
Examining Green Certification Updates
Lead third-party organizations are offering more ways than ever for BSCs to be environmentally friendly

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - May 2007
Proving The Value And Effectiveness Of Green
By just using toilet paper with recycled content, we can save up to 25 million trees a year

- news - 4/30/2007
Catching up with N.Y. Green Cleaning Law


- news - 4/23/2007
Racine First U.S. Community to Commit to Green Cleaning


- news - 4/16/2007
Green Cleaning: Environmentalists Focus on Disney to Promote Green


- news - 4/6/2007
Green Cleaning for Dummies Knocks Down Barriers to Going Green


FACE OF THE INDUSTRY - sm - April 2007
Linking The Green Community


HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT - cp - April 2007
Schools Ripe For Green Cleaning
The time is now for BSCs to win green cleaning contracts in schools

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - April 2007
Earth Day Gives BSCs A Chance To Tout Green
Use Earth Day as a hook to tell building occupants, “We care. We are making a difference”

OPERATIONSLOG: OXYGEN CLEANERS - cp - April 2007
Oxygen Cleaners Are Winning Over BSCs
The multi-purpose nature of an oxygen cleaner allows it to take the place of several more specialized chemicals

FEATURE - hs - April 2007
The Green Continuum
As the momentum towards green cleaning grows, cleaning managers find alternative ways to implement environmentally friendly cleaning practices

- news - 3/23/2007
Illinois House Passes Green Clean Schools Act


- news - 3/15/2007
Janitors Request Green Cleaning Products from School Board


- news - 3/6/2007
Green Cleaning Update from Multiple States


FEATURE - sm - March 2007
Matching Green With The Marketplace
A green cleaning program that includes disinfectants is possible. How to work with your customers to determine and meet their needs and expectations

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - March 2007
Illinois To Consider Green Cleaning In Schools Act


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - March 2007
Does ‘Green’ Mean Cleaning For Health?
Typically, cleaning is seen as a commodity because customers think all cleaning is the same

- news - 2/27/2007
Green: EcoLogo Simplifies Product Formulation for Manufacturers


- news - 2/22/2007
Green Cleaning Legislation Introduced in Illinois


- news - 2/14/2007
Green Cleaning: Drive Towards Green


- news - 2/12/2007
Green Cleaning: Medical Center Leads Capitol Hill in Greening


- news - 2/9/2007
Analyzing Green Cleaning


- news - 2/8/2007
LEED for Schools Public Comment Period Now Open


- cp - February 2007
LEED And Porter Industries: Setting the Standard
Porter Industries challenges the cleaning marketplace by earning LEED-EB certification

- news - 1/31/2007
First Medical Facility in D.C. to Implement Green Cleaning


- news - 1/22/2007
USGBC CEO Talks Green


- news - 1/12/2007
Green Cleaning: Critics Debate Green Laws for Schools


- news - 1/11/2007
Diocese Embraces Green Cleaning


- news - 1/5/2007
The Ashkin Group Presents Green Cleaning Champion Awards


OPERATIONSLOG - cp - January 2007
BSCs Adopting Green, Despite A Lack of Customer Demand


- news - 12/22/2006
Green Cleaning: School Boards Look Towards Green


- news - 12/20/2006
Green Seal Certification and FIFRA Registration


- news - 12/6/2006
Green Cleaning: Green Seal Certifies Cleaning Services


- news - 12/4/2006
Green Cleaning in Government Buildings Mandatory in N.Y. County


EDITOR’S NOTE - sm - December 2006
Jan/San Education Is A Two-Way Street


- news - 11/24/2006
Green: N.Y. Schools Comment on Green Cleaning Laws


- news - 11/24/2006
Immigrants Start Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business


- news - 11/16/2006
Green Cleaning Network Launched


- news - 11/13/2006
Green Cleaning: Hotels See Benefit to Green


- news - 11/7/2006
Green Cleaning: First LEED Certified Hotel on the West Coast Opens


- news - 11/3/2006
Green: Schools Save by Going Green


NEWS - hs - November 2006
Industry Buzz


- news - 10/31/2006
Safety: ASHES Board of Directors Renews Pledge on Patient Safety


- news - 10/31/2006
Green Cleaning: Rochester Hosts "Turning Green Into Growth"


- news - 10/30/2006
Green Cleaning: Michigan's Hospitality Industry Goes Green


- news - 10/27/2006
Green: USDA Designates 10 Biobased Items for Federal Procurement


- news - 10/26/2006
Green Cleaning: GSA Says LEED Most Credible Green Building Rating System


- news - 10/26/2006
Green Cleaning: Minneapolis Goes Green


- news - 10/25/2006
Green: CRI and AHAM Agree on Transition of Vacuum Cleaner Program


- news - 10/20/2006
ISSA: Cleaning Industry Innovations In the News


- news - 10/19/2006
Certification: Green Seal Outlines New Cleaning Standard


- news - 10/17/2006
Green Cleaning: Minneapolis Going Green?


- news - 10/11/2006
Green Cleaning: U.S. EPA Pilot Program Helps Anaheim Convention Center Go Green


- news - 10/10/2006
JohnsonDiversey Cleaning System Awarded GREENGUARD Certifications


TECHTALK - cp - October 2006
Green Web Sites Offer Variety Of Educational Tools


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - October 2006
Stay Up To Date On Green Requirements
As green-building initiatives grow, it will fuel the demand for green cleaning by your customers

- news - 9/21/2006
Green Cleaning Just Makes Sense for Minneapolis Convention Center


- news - 9/19/2006
Survey Reveals Distributor Thoughts on Green Cleaning Products


- news - 9/18/2006
Green Cleaning: New Schools Push for Green Building


- news - 9/14/2006
Green Cleaning: National Parks Go Above and Beyond


- news - 9/11/2006
Green Cleaning: California University Joins Movement


HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT - cp - September 2006
Green Cleaning 101
BSCs go back to school as New York classrooms switch to green clean

GREENGUIDE - cp - September 2006
Selecting A Greener Disinfectant
Each year, six out of every 100 janitors experience lost-time chemical-related injuries

OPERATIONSLOG: HAND TOOLS - cp - September 2006
Applying Green Attributes To Mops, Cloths And Sponges
Microfiber products are easily identifiable as green: They reduce chemical usage and improve indoor air quality

COVER STORY - hs - September 2006
Green Cleaning: Leafing Through the Green
The ABCs of defining green practices with confidence and clarity

NEWSWORTHY - sm - September 2006
Greenstar: A New Certification Player


- news - 8/25/2006
Green Cleaning: Schools Focus on Safety


- news - 8/17/2006
Green Cleaning: Building Occupants Embrace Environmental/Health Benefits


- news - 8/15/2006
Green Cleaning: Pacific Building Care Leads the Green Cleaning Movement in Southern California


- news - 8/9/2006
Green Cleaning: NYS Finalizes Product Specifications


- news - 8/8/2006
Green Cleaning: Contractors Change Cleaning Objectives


- news - 8/7/2006
Green Cleaning: USGBC Addresses Global Climate Change


- news - 8/4/2006
Green Cleaning: ISSA Comments on NY Exclusion of Products


- news - 8/2/2006
Green Cleaning: New York State Responds to Comments on Proposed Guidelines


- news - 8/1/2006
Green Cleaning: University Now Available


NEWS - hs - August 2006
Industry Buzz


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - August 2006
Green Cleaning in New York And Vermont


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - August 2006
Looking For Green Products At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


- news - 7/25/2006
Green Cleaning: CIRI Outlines Position


- news - 7/20/2006
Revised Cleaning Standard Open for Review


- news - 7/18/2006
Ashkin Group will Offer Green Cleaning University


- news - 7/7/2006
Schools Focus on Green Cleaning


- news - 7/6/2006
EcoLogo Announces Extended Surveillance Plan


- news - 7/5/2006
Two Top Communications Experts Join the Ashkin Group


HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT - cp - July 2006
LEED: A New Look
Contractors share their evolving experiences with green-building certification

GREENGUIDE - cp - July 2006
Health Care Green Cleaning: Healthy Cleaning For Healthy Patients
Hospitals and contractors are finding that good old water can work a lot better than chemicals

- news - 6/26/2006
SC Johnson Honored With Presidential Award for Environmental Leadership


- news - 6/22/2006
Green Buildings Are Going Mainstream


- news - 6/21/2006
First Hospital in Connecticut Starts "Greening the Cleaning"


- news - 6/20/2006
Green Seal Standard for Cleaning Services Expected this Summer


- news - 6/14/2006
JohnsonDiversey Inc. Announces Product Development Plan to Remove APEOs


- news - 6/14/2006
EPA Teams Up to Make Health Care Environmentally Sustainable


- news - 6/13/2006
An Emphasis on Green Cleaning


- news - 6/12/2006
ISSA Supports EPA's Safer Detergent Stewardship Initiative


- news - 6/9/2006
New "Green" Fraud Advisory


- news - 6/6/2006
IRS Issues Guidance on Energy Efficiency Deductions for Commercial Properties


- news - 6/5/2006
Oregon Embraces Green Cleaning


- news - 6/5/2006
Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches 'Get Clean & Get Green' Sweepstakes


- news - 6/2/2006
EPA Announces Safer Detergents Stewardship Initiative Public Meeting


GREEN - sm - June 2006
Green Cleaning's Roots
Green is huge, this we know. A look at green milestones and noteworthy events helps explain how we got here

See this month's Green Product Directory of Web sites



ASHKINONGREEN - cp - June 2006
Green Distributors? Five Questions To Ask
More janitorial-supply distributors are making it easy for contractors to be green

GREENGUIDE - cp - May 2006
Green Carpet Care
It's often assumed that because carpets hide soil, the soil isn't there

FACE OF THE INDUSTRY - sm - March 2006
ISSA Releases Green Cleaning Guide


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - March 2006
It's Earth Day: Make It Matter
BSCs can use Earth Day to demonstrate they can offer something different

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - March 2006
FLOOR CARE
Floor Finishes and Strippers Are Entering The Green Arena

The reality is that people won’t use what doesn’t work. Green products have evolved to where they now perform well

GREENGUIDE - cp - February 2006
Schools Clean Green, And BSCs Profit


ISSA REPORTS JANUARY 2006 - cp - January 2006
ISSA: Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - January 2006
The Year In Green Cleaning: 2005
2005 was an incredible year for green cleaning, and going into 2006, it will continue to grow

GREENGUIDE - cp - September 2005
Green Cleaning: A Vacuum Is A Vacuum - Right?


GREEN GUIDE - cp - August 2005
Green Cleaning: Make That Connection


MARKETING - cp - July 2005
Finding The "LEED"-ers
BSCs are ready to offer services for LEED certification, but who's interested?

GREEN GUIDE - cp - July 2005
Steam Vapor Cleaning: It's Just Water!
The fact that you can achieve sanitation from tap water frees you from chemical-safety concers

GREEN GUIDE - cp - June 2005
Validate And Increase Your Green Appeal


- cp - May 2005
Green Seal, OS(1) Certification: Guaranteed Green
A look at two new BSC certification programs - the impact on business and credibility

EDITORIAL - cp - May 2005
Green Cleaning, Re-Revisited: A Quiet Revolution


CLEANING OPERATIONS: GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2005
Green Cleaning:
Housekeepers Continue to Embrace Philosophy

A look at how far green cleaning has come and where it’s going

GREEN GUIDE - cp - March 2005
Green Cleaning: Need Buy-In? Look To Aristotle


HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT - cp - February 2005
Green Cleaning Certification: Gone Green? Got Evidence?
Manufacturers are putting their money where their mouth is and proving their green-cleaning worth

GREEN GUIDE - cp - February 2005
Green Cleaning: Customers Are Doing It, Shouldn't You?


BUSINESS BUILDER - cp - January 2005
Rethinking Green Cleaning: Are We Hacking At Branches?


GREEN GUIDE - cp - January 2005
Green Cleaning: Change Is Good, So Spread The Word


EDITORIAL - cp - January 2005
2005: The Year Green Comes Of Age?


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - November 2004
Uncover The "Green" Needs, Supply Expertise


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - September 2004
Join The Green Cleaning Party


GREEN HOTELS - hs - July 2004
Hospitality: Green Cleaning Checks In
Hospitality facilities turn to products and practices that are safer and healthier for guests and the environment

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - July 2004
Green Customers' Wish Lists
Green Cleaning

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - July 2004
Green Cleaning: Shared Responsiblity


GREEN PRODUCTS & TECHNIQUES - sm - June 2004
Customers and Green: Growing Demand
Coming to a customer near you: A need for green training and know-how. Are you wondering what to do now? Get with the program

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - May 2004
Green Cleaning: Just Showing Up Isn't Good Enough


COVER STORY - sm - March 2004
Green’s Growing Reach
The quest for facility sustainability, and its impact on jan/san distribution

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - February 2004
A Green Cleaning Primer


CLEANING OPERATIONS: GREEN CLEANING - hs - January 2004
Green Cleaning: Turning a new leaf when it comes to green products?
Be persistent

Switching to green products is an ongoing process with a number of options ... and steps