Monday, September 12, 2011

Recognizing Green Cleaning Standards in Your Industry

In addition to major associations and government green cleaning standards and guidelines, there are also market-specific green cleaning standards and guidelines that apply to specific industries. The following are just a few Advance wants you to be aware of:
  • Green Guide for Health Care: This guide is a voluntary, self-certifying program of best practices for the health care industry, including a sustainable purchasing policy for cleaning products and materials.
  • Healthy Schools Campaign: A multi-pronged endeavor for improving education, this group promotes the use of safe and environmentally friendly cleaning products in K-12 schools.
  • EPA Executive Order 13101: The Environmental Protection Agency has a policy in place for emphasizing and increasing the purchase and use of environmentally preferable products.

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