Sustainability Archive

  • Earth Day means Action! Each year, as part of Earth Day we try to share some type of environmental education messaging.  Earth Day in the U.S. began in 1970 as 20 million Americans, from all […]

    Earth Day Trash Bash 2017

    Earth Day means Action! Each year, as part of Earth Day we try to share some type of environmental education messaging.  Earth Day in the U.S. began in 1970 as 20 million Americans, from all […]
  • This is part of Destination Green’s series on how you can celebrate Earth Day From the Kirkland Reporter March 25, 2017 In a city as green as Kirkland, celebration of the planet isn’t limited to one day. […]

    How Kirkland Washington is Preparing for Earth Day/Earth Month

    This is part of Destination Green’s series on how you can celebrate Earth Day From the Kirkland Reporter March 25, 2017 In a city as green as Kirkland, celebration of the planet isn’t limited to one day. […]
  • This is part of Destination Green’s series on how you can celebrate Earth Day With Earth Day less than a month away, we are starting a series of posts on how different organizations have celebrated this special […]

    Celebrating Earth Day at Symantec in California

    This is part of Destination Green’s series on how you can celebrate Earth Day With Earth Day less than a month away, we are starting a series of posts on how different organizations have celebrated this special […]
  • 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 […]