Green Cleaning Knowledge Center Archive

  • LVT floors are vinyl floors designed by computers to look like luxury floors.  They are helping to make floorcare greener and more sustainable.

    The Just-In-Time Floors

    LVT floors are vinyl floors designed by computers to look like luxury floors. They are helping to make floorcare greener and more sustainable.
  • Press Release 3/15/2016: Ashkin Sees Sustainability Reporting Trend Spreading to Building and Cleaning Industries Los Angeles, CA – More U.S.-based corporations are reporting the steps they are taking to become more sustainable, according to a […]

    Report: More U.S. Companies Reporting on Sustainability

    Press Release 3/15/2016: Ashkin Sees Sustainability Reporting Trend Spreading to Building and Cleaning Industries Los Angeles, CA – More U.S.-based corporations are reporting the steps they are taking to become more sustainable, according to a […]
  • In 2015, the Green Sports Alliance published its Playbook on Greener Cleaning to help sporting facilities easily and cost effectively implement a  green cleaning program or improve an existing one

    The Impact of Green Sports Facilities

    In 2015, the Green Sports Alliance published its Playbook on Greener Cleaning to help sporting facilities easily and cost effectively implement a green cleaning program or improve an existing one
  • Whereas pharmaceutical companies spent billions of dollars and  decades of research into the development of new antibiotics after World War II, one by one the major firms are backing away from this  research

    Ashkin Advises: Decline in Antibiotic Research Means More Emphasis on Effective Cleaning

    Whereas pharmaceutical companies spent billions of dollars and decades of research into the development of new antibiotics after World War II, one by one the major firms are backing away from this research
  • The next El Nino, happening now, may cause very serious mudslides and damage in California, much of which the professional cleaning industry will be asked to address.

    Too Much; Too Little; and Too Much Again

    The next El Nino, happening now, may cause very serious mudslides and damage in California, much of which the professional cleaning industry will be asked to address.
  • Antimicrobial coatings are typically applied to counters, walls, door handles, and other high-touch areas, HVAC vents and mechanicals, and many other surfaces.

    Second Thoughts about Antimicrobial Coatings

    Antimicrobial coatings are typically applied to counters, walls, door handles, and other high-touch areas, HVAC vents and mechanicals, and many other surfaces.
  • Over the years, I have had the pleasure of attending and presenting at tradeshows catering to the carpet cleaning industry. During that time, I have also witnessed the carpet cleaning industry become Greener and more […]

    What a Green and Sustainable Carpet Cleaner Looks Like

    Over the years, I have had the pleasure of attending and presenting at tradeshows catering to the carpet cleaning industry. During that time, I have also witnessed the carpet cleaning industry become Greener and more […]