What have we been up to lately? Touting our new laundry standard (GS-51) and re-defining green cleaning.
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Greener Laundry Care Trends Evolving, SBWire,
The trend toward conservation shows great leadership and should be applauded,” says Mark Petruzzi, Senior Vice President of Outreach & Strategic Relations for Green Seal (http://www.greenseal.org/) , “but the professional laundry industry is recognizing that many of the detergents and related products used in institutional laundries can have negative impacts on user health and the environment.” Read more.
Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards in the Professional Cleaning Industry, Cleaning & Maintenance Management, by Green Seal’s VP of Marketing & Communications Linda Chipperfield
Those in the professional cleaning industry often hear from clients that their facilities “look even better” after making the switch to a green cleaning program. While customers may attribute this improvement to using green cleaning chemicals, janitorial service providers believe there’s something else going on. Read more.
Greening Your Cleaning Can Protect Your Health, The Acorn, by David Goldstein
Practicing what it preaches, [The City of Ventura] requires its housekeeping contractors to use only Green Seal certified cleaning products. Green Seal, begun in 1989, is a nonprofit organization evaluating and certifying the environmental claims of a variety of products. Read more.