What Is It?
New Year, New Predictions
The beginning of each year is a natural time to take a quick look back and take inventory of what has happened in the preceding year, and then attempt to make some educated predictions for what might be expected to happen in the coming year. And since sustainability remains such a vital topic of interest, it makes sense for us to identify some green cleaning trends to watch for in 2012.
What Is Design for the Environment (DfE)?
The Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS)
The ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) sets forth a management framework designed to assist building service contractors and in-house cleaning service providers develop quality, customer-centered organizations and is based on universally-accepted principles that have proved to be the hallmarks of well-managed, successful cleaning operations.
Topics: green, cims, waxie, green partner support, LEED, Green Seal, Scientific Certification Systems, recycling, green cleaning, workplace wellness, cleaning, environmentally preferred purchasing, Executive Order 13101, Executive Order 13423, environment, green cleaning products, sustainable environment, ISSA, EcoLogo
A Work Party
On Thursday July 7, there was an Opening Reception for the new Boundless Energy Exhibit at the Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, California – and the BigBelly (and WAXIE) was there!
Topics: compactor, trash compactor, trash can, trash, litter, solid waste, sanitation, waste services, disposal, bin, container, litter can, litter bin, compaction, dumpster, refuse, receptacle, trash liners, recycling, environmentally preferred purchasing, Executive Order 13101, sustainability, sustainable environment, sustainable cleaning
One of the biggest trends in the cleaning industry over the last several years has been the move toward selecting green cleaning products, and using them in a way that reduces impact on human health and the environment.
Topics: green cleaning, environmentally preferred purchasing, sustainability, environment, green cleaning products, sustainable environment, sustainable cleaning, disinfectants, disinfectant cleaners, cleaners