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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


- news - 4/24/2017
Using Technology To Manage Water Consumption


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: Trends In Sustainability Initiatives
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

- sm - November 2016
Sustainability In Business


- sm - November 2016
Customer, Employee Interest In Sustainability Policies


- sm - November 2016
The Importance Of Corporate Sustainability From Vendors


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


- cp - June 2016
How To Earn GS-42 Certification


- 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


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
The Future Of Floor Pads


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


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM - hs - April 2016
Examining The Life Cycle Of Restroom Fixtures


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM - hs - April 2016
When To Convert To Touch-Free Restrooms


- cp - November 2015
Green Restroom Products Can Save Money, Environment


- sm - November 2015
Go Green With Alternative Fibers, Recycled Paper Towels


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Trend Toward Recycling Paper Is Growing


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Alternative Paper Fibers And Facilities That Embrace Them


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Future Trends Of Recycled Paper Towels


- cp - November 2015
Caring For Floors With Sustainable Equipment


- sm - November 2015
Sanitary Supply Distributors Can Educate Schools On Sustainability


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


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


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


- news - 7/8/2015
USGBC Announces New Alignment with CALGreen For LEED Projects


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Where Soaps Fall Into Green And Sustainable Programs


THE CASE FOR COMPOSTING - sm - May 2015
How The Cleaning Industry Can Help Customers Compost


- sm - May 2015
Add Composting To A Building's Sustainability Program


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Calculating Energy Consumption With Hand Dryers


STEAM ALLOWS FOR CHEMICAL-FREE CLEANING - cp - November 2014
Understanding The Power Of Steam Cleaning


A SPOTTY SITUATION - sm - November 2014
Tips For How To Remove Urine Stains And Odors


- sm - November 2014
Choosing The Right Product Is Key When Cleaning Urine Stains


- sm - November 2014
Communicate With Facility Staff To Clean Urine Stains Fast


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
Green Mats Are Made Of Recycled Materials


- sm - October 2014
Cleaning Mats Per LEED Guidelines


- cp - August 2014
Cleaning Sustainability Is Important In Facilities Management


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums


- news - 9/3/2014
USGBC and American Chemistry Council Advance LEED


- news - 8/28/2014
Research Addresses Cost Of Being Sustainable


- cp - August 2014
Do Green Certifications Address Sustainable Cleaning Products?


- news - 8/26/2014
Green Building Tool Coordination and Development Gets Streamlined


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Facility Cleaning Decisions 2014 Reader Survey


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Survey: Green And Sustainable Trends - Member Content


FORWARD THINKING - sm - May 2014
Do Cleaning Customers Care About Sustainability?


- sm - May 2014
Sustainable Distribution Focuses On Transportation And Facilities


- sm - May 2014
Making A Commitment To Sustainability


- sm - May 2014
Sustainability Survey Of Janitorial Supply Distributors - Member Content


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Sorting Out Laundry Challenges


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Best Practices For Laundry Efficiencies


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Perfecting Laundry Strategies


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Discover The Benefits of Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
The Evolution of Low-decibel Carpet Equipment


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Drive Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Carpet Chemical Trends


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Spreading The Message With Dispenser Ads


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Benefits of Restroom Branding


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Restroom Advertising In Action


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Introducing Zero Waste To Campus Sustainable Programs


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Implementing Zero Waste Programs At High-Traffic Facilities


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Necessary Changes Associated With Practicing Zero Waste


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Prioritizing Green Building And Maintenance Initiatives


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Breakdown Of ASU's Sustainable Advancements


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


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


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Cleaning Stained And Polished Concrete Floors


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Tips To Purchasing Sustainable Vacuums


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Cost vs. Value Of Sustainable Vacuums


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


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business


- cp - August 2013
Quantify Sustainability Solutions


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Seal The Deal With Cleaning Case Studies


IN THE FIELD: SUSTAINABLE VACUUMS - cp - June 2013
Shopping For Sustainable Vacuum Cleaners


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - cp - June 2013
Sustainability Includes Availability of Replacement Vacuum Parts


- news - 7/2/2013
GOJO Shares Sustainability Report


- news - 6/27/2013
xpedx Earns ENERGY STAR Designation


- news - 6/25/2013
Sustainability Dashboard Tools Honors World Facility Management Day


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Floor Care Equipment That Contributes To LEED Certification


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
2013 Housekeeping Solutions Reader Survey
A snapshot of the industry as it pertains to in-house custodial managers

2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Trends In Green and Sustainability


- news - 6/11/2013
Green Purchases And Spending Are Increasing, Say Studies


- news - 5/28/2013
Dates Announced For Campus Sustainability Day


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Green Guides Updated By FTC


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Differentiating One Green Label From Another


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Distributor Support Green Training


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Get To Know The Green Guides


- news - 5/6/2013
Green Building Advisory Committee Recommends LEED for All GSA Buildings


- news - 4/24/2013
KBM Releases Sustainability Report


- news - 4/22/2013
Earth Day: A Reason To Celebrate


- news - 4/15/2013
Status of the USDA BioPreferred Program


- news - 4/8/2013
Seven Tips for Making Facilities More Sustainable


- news - 4/5/2013
Federal Team Turns in 'Hospital Sustainability Plan'


- news - 4/3/2013
EPA to Revise Design for Environment Program


- news - 3/22/2013
Life Cycle Study Shows Reusable Textiles’ Green Edge over Disposables


- news - 2/28/2013
Lighting Efficiency Improvements Proposed


- news - 2/15/2013
Five Trends Driving Sustainability In 2013


- news - 2/6/2013
Studies Indicate Green Operations Remain Strong Despite Economy


- news - 2/5/2013
Clorox Named to 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World List


- news - 1/24/2013
Ashkin Sees 2013 as “Tipping Point” Year for Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry


- news - 1/4/2013
Five Post-Holiday Carpet Care Tips


- news - 1/3/2013
Green Seal Releases Green and Sustainable Resolutions for 2013


- news - 12/26/2012
Report Finds Growing Concerns Toward Sustainability and Hygiene


- news - 12/21/2012
Six Ways To Improve Sustainability And Efficiency In 2013


- news - 12/17/2012
Sustainability Results In Big Savings For Hospitals, Says Survey


- cp - November 2012
Department Of Energy Project Takes Sustainability To A New Level
Team Clean Inc.'s headquarters is part of a unique project, the EEB Hub

- sm - November 2012
Sustainable Recycling At Philip Rosenau Co. Includes Cleaning Equipment
All totaled, the janitorial supply distributor has diverted 51 tons of material from landfills in the last two years

- sm - November 2012
Kelsan's Energy Efficient Warehouse Cuts Energy Consumption In Half
The award-winning lighting reduces annual energy costs by $30,000

- sm - November 2012
Warehouse Solar Panels At H.T. Berry Pays Dividends To The Environment And Company Bottom Line
Forward-thinking customers have pushed the janitorial supply distributor into innovative sustainable initiatives

- sm - November 2012
Foley Distributing's Closed Loop Recycling Partnership Sets The Mark For Waste Management
The Power of Three closed loop recycling program is an award-winning partnership between Foley, Casella Waste Systems and SCA Tissue

- news - 11/8/2012
Understanding Sustainability


- news - 11/5/2012
Ashkin Calls Again for Color-Coded Sustainability


- cp - September 2012
Going Green: Executive-Level Sustainability Jobs On The Rise
Sustainability leadership positions are the latest to join executive ranks at contract cleaning companies

- news - 10/9/2012
Congress Urged to Pass Extension of Tax Deductions for Energy Efficiency


- news - 10/2/2012
Federal Trade Commission Issues Revised "Green Guides"


- news - 9/26/2012
Eighty Percent of Real Estate Managers and Investors Have Sustainability Strategies


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - August 2012
Internal Purchases Small But Effective Steps Toward Sustainability


- news - 8/20/2012
The Dos and Don'ts of Sustainable Value Chain Management


- 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

- news - 7/6/2012
Top Ten Ways to Make Your Summer Vacation More Sustainable


- news - 6/27/2012
Creating a "Colorful" Culture of Sustainability


COVER STORY - hs - June 2012
2012 Housekeeping Solutions Reader Survey
A snapshot of green/sustainability, management, budget, staffing and purchasing trends.

- news - 5/14/2012
Free Sustainability Training Available


- news - 4/27/2012
Sustainability Guide Details How to Measure Carbon Footprint


- hs - April 2012
Hilton Outlines Their Green And Sustainable Initiatives
The housekeeping department at Hilton Americas-Houston captures the essence of green and sustainability

- news - 4/6/2012
Goats Contribute Towards Sustainability On Campus


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - March 2012
Set Realistic Sustainability Goals
Goals can inspire sustainable initiatives, but unrealistic expectations can discourage efforts

- news - 3/27/2012
Sustainability Dashboard Tools to Sponsor Sustainability Symposium


- sm - March 2012
Waste Audits Can Help Improve Recycling Efforts
Jan/san distributors can offer waste audits as a value-added service to reduce customers’ trash and increase recyclables

- news - 3/16/2012
Universities Compete in Green Competition


- news - 3/7/2012
USGBC and the University of Michigan Release Report Showing How Sustainability in Buildings Advances Resiliency


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - February 2012
Creating A Sustainability Team
A successful sustainability team will include members from all company departments

- news - 2/23/2012
New Staffer Joins Sustainability Dashboard Tools


- news - 2/23/2012
"Harvesters" More Likely to Focus on Sustainability


- news - 2/7/2012
Guide To Sustainable Practices Based on Government Guidelines


- 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

- news - 1/12/2012
Free Virtual Conference & Expo Scheduled


- news - 12/7/2011
Greening the Workplace: Engaging Employees


- news - 12/5/2011
Practice Greenhealth Announces Sustainability Benchmark Report


- cp - November 2011
More BSCs Are Using Green-Certified Products


SUSTAINABILITY - cp - August 2011
Why Product Life Cycles Matter


SUSTAINABILITY - cp - August 2011
Product Life Cycle Assessment A Step Toward Sustainability


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - June 2011
Why Green And Sustainable Are Not The Same


- news - 7/7/2011
All-Star Game Continues Green Initiatives


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - June 2011
Why Sustainable Forestry Matters


- news - 6/6/2011
Corporate Sustainability Issues on the Rise


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - May 2011
Sustainability Is Simply Good Business


- news - 5/24/2011
Government’s Role in Sustainability Highlighted


- news - 5/10/2011
Outlining ROI to Sustainability


ONE-ON-ONE - sm - April 2011
One-On-One: Shelley Riley, Maintenance Mart
Phoenix-based Maintenance Mart is a sustainable success story

UP CLOSE: TOWEL & TISSUE - sm - April 2011
Paper Manufacturers Are On A Sustainable Roll
Paper manufacturers have taken towel and tissue products to a whole new level with sustainable forestry

- news - 4/18/2011
Investing In Sustainable Energy


- news - 4/14/2011
ACI Unveils Cleaning Product Industry Sustainability Report


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - March 2011
How Pre-Portioned Chemicals Address Sustainability Issues


SUSTAINABILITY - sm - March 2011
Staffing For Sustainability
New staff positions reflect the growing importance of pursuing sustainable goals

- news - 3/10/2011
Study: Continued Growth for Green and Sustainability


FEATURES - hs - February 2011
Defining Green and Sustainability
Sorting through the green and sustainable lexicon

FEATURES - hs - February 2011
Outlining Green Certifications — Special Online Feature
Updating the latest green certifications and what they mean to HS readers

COVER STORY - hs - November 2010
Sustainability For All Seasons
Environmental stewardship at Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

COVER STORY - hs - October 2010
The Sustainable School
The University of Alberta Focuses on the "Triple Bottom Line" — People, Planet and Profits

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - September 2010
Social Equity As The Next Step Of The Green Movement


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

COVER STORY - hs - August 2010
A Sustainable Approach To Green
Addressing Today's Cleaning Needs — Without Compromising Future Resources

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

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - February 2010
Sustainability: How To Grow Beyond 'Green'


COVER STORY - hs - February 2010
Walmart: Save Money, Build Better
Walmart sets new precedent for facility green standards

FROM THE EDITOR - sm - January 2010
The Next Trend Of The Decade


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - April 2009
Promote Yourself On Earth Day


OPERATIONSLOG: GREEN CLEANING - cp - January 2009
Sustainability Adds Edge To Green Products


- news - 8/6/2008
Congress Votes to Fund the Sustainability Movement in Higher Education


COVER STORY - sm - August 2008
Gone Green
Distributors are 'talking the talk' when it comes to selling green products, but are they really 'walking the walk?'

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


- news - 5/8/2008
Cal. Sustainability Workshop Teaches Going Green


SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION - sm - April 2008
CEOs on Sustainability
Industry suppliers share their views on green products and processes

- news - 3/17/2008
Pittsburgh Pirates Go Green


- news - 3/6/2008
Green Initiatives Sweep College Universities


- news - 2/7/2008
Sustainability Rating System Targets Higher Education


FEATURE - hs - February 2008
Green Labeling
Third-party organizations are expanding certification programs to help in-house cleaning managers achieve sustainable goals

- news - 1/10/2008
ANSI Standard Targets Carpet Sustainability


MARKET BY MARKET: RETAIL - hs - September 2007
Retailers Focus Their Attention on Sustainability Issues
Large retailers throughout the United States are answering consumer demands for greener initiatives

- news - 6/27/2007
Sustainability and Green Buildings Embraced by the Health Care Industry


- news - 5/3/2007
Study Reveals that Green is Here to Stay


- news - 4/10/2007
Sustainability: Thirty Ways to Save Energy