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For Churches Only: Going Green Economically

By 2010, the Army Distaff Foundation/Knollwood, the first military retirement community in the country located in Washington, D.C., had decided to transfer from a traditional cleaning strategy – using cleaning products that are not Green certified or considered environmentally preferable – to one that is. According to Cynthia Akins, director of Environmental Services at the […]

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How the Green Sports Alliance is Likely to Affect Your School

Published in Private Colleges and University Magazine Do you know how much water is used every time your school has a major baseball or football event?  Likely if you search the records, you can get an idea and while it will probably be a considerable amount, it’s nothing like the amount of water – and […]

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The Green Way to Infection Control

Over the past 10 years, the world has faced several health scares. For instance, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) started in Hong Kong, spread across the globe, and resulted in more than 8,000 people losing their lives. The H1N1 virus developed in 2009, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that by […]

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Is There a Green Way to Disinfect?

Cleaning professionals will encounter situations in which sanitizers or disinfectants are necessary to protect public health. However, we must always keep in mind that these are very powerful cleaning agents that, while they continue to serve us well, can produce unfortunate, even harmful, results. The good news is that there are options to choose from […]

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Too Much; Too Little; and Too Much Again

California has a history of having too little rainfall followed by too much rainfall. In the past 50 years, buy the state has had two El Nino’s, and according to the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, a very significant third one is on the way. An El Nino is a naturally occurring event, typically […]

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New York Times: Climate Accord Is a Healing Step, if Not a Cure

The agreement reached here on Saturday will, recipe if faithfully carried out, achieve far larger cuts in emissions than any previous climate accord. It will reduce, without eliminating, the risk that runaway climate change might render parts of the Earth uninhabitable. It will lessen somewhat the possibility of a collapse of one of the ice […]

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Key Points About Greenhouse Gases

Greenhouse gases from human activities are the most significant driver of observed climate change since the mid-20th century.  The indicators below characterize emissions of the major greenhouse gases resulting from human activities, ambulance the concentrations of these gases in the atmosphere, ed and how emissions and concentrations have changed over time. When comparing emissions of different […]

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The National Basketball Association Goes Green

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Ashkin Recognized as One of EPA’s 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year

Stephen Ashkin, prescription president of The Ashkin Group, and often referred to as “the father of Green Cleaning,” is one of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 21 Safer Choice  Partner of the Year Award winners for 2015. The EPA Safer Choice Program is designed to help consumers and commercial buyers identify and select products that […]

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Way to Save Energy with Green Cleaning

Energy use can be reduced up to 10 percent if cleaning hours are moved from nights to daytime and weekend hours. Lights can be turned off, cialis and the HVAC output reduced in a mostly unoccupied building. Regardless of the time of day, buy cialis schools can reduce energy use when cleaning floors, carpets and […]

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