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The Ashkin Group Receives U.S. EPA Safer Choice Partner Award

Los Angeles, CA – The Ashkin Group-headed by Stephen Ashkin, long known as the “father of Green Cleaning” and the industry’s leading advocate for sustainability-was one of 24 organizations honored to receive the U.S. EPA’s Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award. The Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards recognizes programs, organizations, and individuals […]

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ISSA Teams With EPA to Promote Energy Efficiency

ISSA kicked off Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2016, by signing agreements with Energy Star and SmartWay, two U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) programs. As an Energy Star Partner, ISSA will encourage its members to: Measure and track the energy performance of their facilities where possible by using tools such as those offered through Energy […]

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Ashkin Group Recognized as an Outstanding Safer Choice Supporter

EPA Press Release The Ashkin Group is recognized as an outstanding Safer Choice Supporter for 2016. The Ashkin Group is a consulting firm working to green the cleaning industry. The organization has offered input that has helped to enhance the Safer Choice program and encourage ingredient disclosure on product labeling. Safer Choice commends The Ashkin […]

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ISSA Partners With Green Sports Alliance To Promote Green

ISSA is partnering with Green Sports Alliance (GSA), an organization that targets the sports market, to spread the word about how sports venues can reduce the health and environmental impacts associated with cleaning. “ISSA is proud to team with Green Sports Alliance,” says ISSA Executive Director John Barrett. “It’s a great opportunity for us to […]

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Update on Green Sports Alliance – Greener Cleaning Workshop

Just wanted to keep you posted on the progress we are making with our Greener Cleaning in Sport Facilities workshops. Recently we completed our 1st of 6 workshops hosted by the Atlanta Falcons and my thanks to Tim Trefzer of the Georgia World Congress and Scott Jenkins of the Falcons.  You were great hosts!  And […]

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Report: More U.S. Companies Reporting on Sustainability

Los Angeles, CA – More U.S.-based corporations are reporting the steps they are taking to become more sustainable, according to a recent survey from the Conference Board, an independent business research association working in the public interest, and Bloomberg News. To do this, the corporations are adopting the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework.  This is […]

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“Father of Green Cleaning” Suggests Ways Organizations Can Develop Sustainability Initiatives

Los Angeles, CA – More organizations, including those in the professional cleaning industry, are starting to adopt sustainability programs and initiatives, according to Stephen Ashkin, long known as the “father of Green Cleaning.” A sustainability initiative is one in which an organization’s emphasis shifts from short-term economic gains to a long-term approach with a balance […]

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WHO Report: Non-Communicable Deaths Increasing While Deaths from Infectious Diseases Decreasing

Los Angeles, CA – The World Health Organization released a report earlier this year indicating that “as a result of living or working in an unhealthy environment” nearly one in four global deaths can be attributed to environmental risk factors. These risk factors include exposure to such things as polluted air (including secondhand smoke), water, soil, […]

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What the “Greening” of Sports Really Means

We now see examples of major sports venues operating in a more sustainable and environmentally preferable manner. For example, for sale when fans go to AT&T Park in San Francisco, for sale CA; Philips Arena in Atlanta, cure GA; TFC Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota; or more than 300 other collegiate and professional […]

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Evolving from Green Cleaning to Sustainable Green Cleaning

When beginning a green cleaning program, find many administrators and custodial workers first evaluate the cleaning chemicals used in the facility, pilule determining how many and which specifically can be eliminated or replaced with green chemical alternatives. This was not the case at Boston University. Instead, the first step this university took was to address the […]

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