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  • 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 […]
  • In the United States, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies disinfectants as pesticides.  They are required to be strictly regulated by the EPA as a result of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act […]

    Where Things Are With Green Disinfectants

    In the United States, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies disinfectants as pesticides.  They are required to be strictly regulated by the EPA as a result of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act […]
  • The following is from our March 2017 DestinationGreen Newsletter Things are changing so fast in Washington that it’s almost impossible to predict what will happen next. Many are uncertain of what direction the new administration will […]

    Seeing Oppoertunity in Change

    The following is from our March 2017 DestinationGreen Newsletter Things are changing so fast in Washington that it’s almost impossible to predict what will happen next. Many are uncertain of what direction the new administration will […]
  • Back in 1961, IBM introduced the Selectric typewriter. Although IBM knew it was a fine machine, the typewriter was pricey and nobody was sure how well it would be received. Well, it turns out office […]

    The Connection between IBM Typewriters and Green Cleaning

    Back in 1961, IBM introduced the Selectric typewriter. Although IBM knew it was a fine machine, the typewriter was pricey and nobody was sure how well it would be received. Well, it turns out office […]
  • For decades, most people in America drank beer and soda from refillable glass bottles. These bottles could be returned to either retail stores or the manufacturer, both of which would often refund the consumer a […]

    Understanding Closed Cycle Sustainability

    For decades, most people in America drank beer and soda from refillable glass bottles. These bottles could be returned to either retail stores or the manufacturer, both of which would often refund the consumer a […]
  • This is a reprint of an article published in CMM in February 2017 Ever since the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) introduction of LEED v4 in 2016, I have been disappointed that v4 did not address some […]

    Why the Cleaning Industry Needs to get Behind Sustainable Trash Maintenance

    This is a reprint of an article published in CMM in February 2017 Ever since the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) introduction of LEED v4 in 2016, I have been disappointed that v4 did not address some […]
  • The following was published in Facility Executive Magazine, February 14, 2017 A  new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance looks at ways sports venues throughout the U.S. […]

    Taking the Field: Advancing Energy and Water Efficiencies in Sports Venues

    The following was published in Facility Executive Magazine, February 14, 2017 A  new report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance looks at ways sports venues throughout the U.S. […]