NEWS: DEAL Webinar to Offer Winterization Tips for Distributors

On December 13, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, IN – Snow piles have grown across the United States as an arctic chill and winter storms brought plunging temperatures and winter conditions to major portions of the country. Such conditions can wreak havoc on small and large businesses alike and send operating costs such as fuel and energy through the roof. To help […]

Thoughts on ISSA and Upcoming Events

On November 15, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

There was so much going on at this year’s ISSA tradeshow in Chicago that at times it was hard to keep up. Among the many events was ISSA’s introduction of the DEAL program, developed with the help of Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC. DEAL, which stands for Distributor Efficiency Analytics & Learning, is an online “portal,” […]

Green Cleaning in Prisons

On October 10, 2016, in Default, by Ashkin Group

Interview with Stephen Ashkin on how to Bring Green Cleaning to Correctional Facilities Because there are likely many correctional facilities in the U.S. that have not adopted a green cleaning program, Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, provides suggestions as to how to start and implement such a program in your facility. “But first we […]

Using the Information Provided by an Effective Sustainability Dashboard System

On August 3, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, Some of Our Resources for You, by Ashkin Group

Once data has been inputted into the dashboard system, building owners and managers can use these systems to compare, say, past and current electricity usage and related costs. And, for KPI (key performance indicators) purposes, also track their progress toward reducing that consumption and its expense. Additionally, an effective dashboard system allows users to do the following: […]

Ashkin Video about LEED v4

On July 26, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Steve Ashkin Previews LEED v4 Has your company developed products or services to help clients comply with the requirements of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)? Then you’ll want to know all about its updated rating system, LEED v4, which the U.S. Green Building Council is introducing in October 2016. In this Educational Quick […]

Simple Ways to Control the Spread of Infection

On January 20, 2016, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

You can’t always control what germs come into a home or facility. But you can keep from spreading them around. In this Educational Quick Clip, find “green cleaning guru” Steve Ashkin spells out some simple cleaning tips that are not just valuable for cold-and-flu season, but all year ’round. Watch the video at

Too Much; Too Little; and Too Much Again

On January 5, 2016, in Default, Items of Interest, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

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 […]

Stephen Ashkin Named a 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award Winner by the Environmental Protection Agency

On October 29, 2015, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

LOS ANGELES —The Ashkin Group president, viagra Stephen Ashkin, has been named a 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award winner by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a press release. Through the EPA Safer Choice Program, EPA helps consumers and commercial buyers select high-quality safer chemical products, and each year it recognizes […]

Harnessing Peer Pressure to Encourage Green and Sustainability Behavior

On August 15, 2015, in Default, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Changing cultural behaviors and beliefs about issues – including green and sustainability issues – is difficult and how and why it actually happens – or does not happen — is the subject of much debate among social scientists   Advocates for change typically start out with the reasons the changes are necessary and very often they […]

The Green Janitorial Closet Makeover

On May 26, 2015, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Green Cleaning starts in the janitorial closet and for this reason, nurse many facilities must begin their Green Cleaning journey with a janitorial closet makeover. First, look we remove all cleaning solutions, discount tools, products, and equipment from the closet. With them out in the open, our next steps are as follows: Remove and properly […]

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