Green Cleaning Archive

  • Beginning in October 2014, a new building certification program was introduced. The WELL program is similar to LEED in some ways, but different in many others.  Here are some things we suggest our readers know […]

    Some of the Key Differences Between LEED and WELL

    Beginning in October 2014, a new building certification program was introduced. The WELL program is similar to LEED in some ways, but different in many others.  Here are some things we suggest our readers know […]
  • For more than two decades, I have been discussing the value and the reasons for Green Cleaning in the professional cleaning industry. While the first few years of my journey — and it certainly has […]

    Green Cleaning: Where We’ve Been and What’s Next

    For more than two decades, I have been discussing the value and the reasons for Green Cleaning in the professional cleaning industry. While the first few years of my journey — and it certainly has […]
  • Green Cleaning: Where We’ve Been and What’s Next

    Ashkin Article in Enviromental Leader

    Green Cleaning: Where We’ve Been and What’s Next
  • Published in a publication serving the Australian and New Zealand Cleaning Industries A major university has decided that because it is embracing sustainability practices, it wants all of its vendors and those that do business […]

    What a Sustainability-Focused Cleaning Contractor Looks Like

    Published in a publication serving the Australian and New Zealand Cleaning Industries A major university has decided that because it is embracing sustainability practices, it wants all of its vendors and those that do business […]
  • 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 […]
  • Let me begin by wishing you and your loved ones Happy Holidays and a healthy and prosperous New Year! 2017 has been a year full of changes, challenges, and opportunities. Many of us in facility […]

    Happy Holidays and A Special Announcement for 2018

    Let me begin by wishing you and your loved ones Happy Holidays and a healthy and prosperous New Year! 2017 has been a year full of changes, challenges, and opportunities. Many of us in facility […]
  • Every year I look forward to the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Convention. However, this year I had a medical emergency and after a visit to the hospital emergency room, returned home and missed the Convention. I’m fine now. […]

    The ISSA Convention…. from a distance

    Every year I look forward to the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Convention. However, this year I had a medical emergency and after a visit to the hospital emergency room, returned home and missed the Convention. I’m fine now. […]