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Somewhat surprisingly, I am still meeting building managers that are unsure how to start a Green Cleaning program.  For them and for all of us, I have outlined the key steps below: Implementing a Green Cleaning Process: The 10 Steps The goal of a Green Cleaning program is to reduce the total impact of cleaning […]

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Ashkin Group Hires New Director of Sustainable Practice

Los Angeles, CA – Brian Johnson has joined The Ashkin Group, the leading advocate for green cleaning and sustainability in the professional cleaning industry, as the organization’s new Director of Sustainable Practice. Johnson is a 30-year veteran of the Green and sustainability movements. He began his career leading the City of Santa Monica’s Green procurement […]

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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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