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Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.

Green Cleaning

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Green Cleaning articles below.


The WELL Building Standard And Green Cleaning

Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

A Fresh Look At Green Cleaning

With sustainability in mind, here are two facility cleaning materials to look at anew.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

In Facilities, Addressing Impending Water Crisis

By rethinking water conservation in three areas, facility managers help improve their organization's position.

3M Products Help To Promote Facility-wide Sustainability

From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.

ABM Healthcare Service Achievements

ABM has achieved the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (GB) Certification with honors for the 4th consecutive time.

Six Tips For A Green Cleaning Program

Look at both products and processes when evaluating this initiative for healthy buildings.

Validating Electrochemically Activated Cleaning

Field measurement assists facilities cleaning staff and supervisors to ensure ECA cleaning methods are working as intended.

Question Of The Week: How Does Your Cleaning Program Look For 2018?

A recent survey of facility end-users provided insight into the cleaning and maintenance products and processes being used more frequently.

Kärcher Cleans Des Moines, IA City Hall

The cleaning company's cultural sponsorship program provided free cleaning for the century-old government building.

Sustainability On The High Seas

Carnival Corporation has been recognized with a Port of Seattle Green Gateway Partner Award for sustainability practices implemented on the company's cruise ships.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

Did You Miss Our Green Cleaning Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.

A Day In The Life Of Stadium Management

Here are six ways to improve stadium facility operations — and the guest experience in the meantime.

Components Of Green Cleaning

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Avoid “Greenwashing?”

Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.

IEHA Certified Member Search Tool

A new online feature from The International Executive Housekeepers Association assists in finding qualified commercial cleaning professionals.

Commercial Collection of Organic Cleaners by GreenShield

The Commercial Collection is a line of ready to use organic cleaners.

Georgia Tech Cleaning Program Earns Green Seal of Approval

Georgia Tech is one of only six higher education campuses in the nation to be certified under the Green Seal Standard for Cleaning Services (GS-42)

Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

Is Greener Cleaning Just A Tap Away?

Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.

Considerations For Green Cleaning

Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.

LEED Updates Impact This Winter’s De-icers

As of January 2015, LEED has redefined the requirements for LEED-compliant de-icers.

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs

Green Seal Launches Revised Standard For Commercial And Institutional Cleaning Services

GS-42, introduced in 2006, is updated to clarify and streamline requirements.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.

Top 10 Tips For A Greener, Cleaner Workplace

A cleaning expert provide tips to help businesses create healthier work environments.

Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency

Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about green cleaning products.

Top 10 Green And Sustainable Collegiate Sports Initiatives

Survey finds collegiate sports programs are becoming greener and more sustainable.

Web Exclusive: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and services.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

Group Announces Support Of The Green Hippocratic Oath

The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning Edition.

Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013 issue.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Clean Green While Keeping Labor Costs In Check

Simply targeting the least expensive product options is a potential lost opportunity for long-term cost efficiency and sustainability.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Hydrogen Peroxide Cleaners by Clorox

A line of non-bleach cleaners uses a patented activated hydrogen peroxide formula to eliminate germs on a variety of surfaces.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Diverflow from Diversey

This chemical dispensing system for foodservice operations is designed with safety and ease of use in mind.

Keeping Germs At Bay

Occupant behavior coupled with effective disinfection practices helps to minimize the spread of illness.

Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and products.

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