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  • Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]

    The Top Ten Sustainablity Stories of 2017

    Published in the Harvard Business Review, December 2017 The year 2017 has been a long, strange trip. The definition of sustainability in business evolved quickly — the topic in executive suites now covers a wide […]
  • In the late 1990s, a major university that had already adopted Green Cleaning initiatives decided it wanted to go a step further.  The Green Cleaning products they had been selecting were all designed to help […]

    Bringing Sustainability and “Eco-Efficiency” into Professional Cleaning

    In the late 1990s, a major university that had already adopted Green Cleaning initiatives decided it wanted to go a step further.  The Green Cleaning products they had been selecting were all designed to help […]
  • “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]

    Five Sustainability Pre-Construction Tips

    “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]
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  • “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]

    Five Sustainability Pre-Construction Tips

    “Sustainability begins in the demolition phase” Thanks to a vibrant economy, many building developers, owners, and managers are investing funds into new construction projects as well as renovations. This makes this a perfect time for […]
  • “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]

    How Can Jansan Companies Show They Are Sustainability Focused?

    “We don’t get credit for the things we do,” the CEO of a major jansan organization told me, regarding his company’s sustainability efforts. This company has taken several steps to help their communities; provide benefits […]
  • It’s interesting how the meanings of some words in the English language have evolved. For instance, in the 1600s, the word cheater referred to someone appointed by the Crown to take title to land and […]

    What Sustainability Means Today

    It’s interesting how the meanings of some words in the English language have evolved. For instance, in the 1600s, the word cheater referred to someone appointed by the Crown to take title to land and […]
  • Very often, when distributors think about Green Cleaning and sustainability, they believe they are pretty much one and the same.  They are not. In fact, the gap between them is expanding. However, there are similarities.  […]

    Sustainability Puts Money in the Bank

    Very often, when distributors think about Green Cleaning and sustainability, they believe they are pretty much one and the same.  They are not. In fact, the gap between them is expanding. However, there are similarities.  […]
  • It seems wherever I travel, people ask me how actions by the Trump Administration will impact the Green Cleaning movements. In short, I think it will have little effect. That’s right, little if any effect. […]

    Impacts of the Trump Administration on the Green Cleaning Movement

    It seems wherever I travel, people ask me how actions by the Trump Administration will impact the Green Cleaning movements. In short, I think it will have little effect. That’s right, little if any effect. […]
  • Each year, millions of school days are lost due to illness. While this includes many things that are outside of the school’s control, nonetheless there are numerous opportunities for the custodial staff to reduce unintentional […]

    A Green Handbook to Student Health

    Each year, millions of school days are lost due to illness. While this includes many things that are outside of the school’s control, nonetheless there are numerous opportunities for the custodial staff to reduce unintentional […]
  • The U.S. Green Building Council will be releasing LEED V4 in November 2016. This has been a long time coming. To get LEED v4 finalized and approved took more than three years, five rounds of […]

    LEED v4 and the Beginnings of a Green Cleaning Culture

    The U.S. Green Building Council will be releasing LEED V4 in November 2016. This has been a long time coming. To get LEED v4 finalized and approved took more than three years, five rounds of […]