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Sustainable Cleaning, A Common Sense Approach

December 12, 2016

Hillyard has created the "5 Levels of Sustainable Cleaning" to help facility managers implement a sustainable cleaning program.

Maintaining a clean, safe, healthy environment is job one for a facility manager. However, doing so while utilizing a sustainable cleaning program can be challenging. There are a myriad of choices for cleaning solutions that are green or sustainable. There are equipment choices that can be more environmentally preferable than others. And, there are cleaning processes that can be sustainable options for your cleaning program. Where do you begin?

It can be a daunting task, but we can shed some light on where to start. Sustainable cleaning does not have to be an all or nothing proposition. It's about making improvements in your cleaning program that are environmentally preferred and better for the health and safety of all the people that use or work in your facility. It's about making Improvements that can be implemented in manageable steps.

Hillyard has created the "5 Levels of Sustainable Cleaning" to help facility managers implement a sustainable cleaning program. Each level builds on the previous level:

  • Level 1 - Use Environmentally-Preferred Products
  • Level 2 - Invest in New Equipment with a Lower Environmental Impact Profile
  • Level 3 - Implement High-Performance Green Cleaning Processes and Systems
  • Level 4 - Gain Third-Party Certification for Your Sustainable Cleaning Program
  • Level 5 - Make Your Sustainable Cleaning Program Part of a Certified Sustainable Facility

Visit our Sustainable Cleaning page here for comprehensive information on each level. You will find the common sense information you need so your cleaning program can evolve into a sustainable program.

Using sustainable methods and products in your cleaning regimen has a positive impact on your facility and your employees. At Hillyard, we not only provide those materials to clean in a sustainable way, but we also have the expertise, know-how and industry leadership that will help your facility maintain a smaller environmental footprint. Need more information, Hillyard has on-staff LEED-Accredited Professionals that can assist you with your sustainable cleaning program.

Have a positive impact on the environment without sacrificing quality, and clean in a way that future generations will applaud.

Ask your Hillyard Representative, or visit our sustainable cleaning site for more information on getting on the right path to sustainable cleaning.

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