Climate Change and the Cleaning Industry

On November 20, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

This past Halloween, hospital Mother Nature played a big trick on all of us. Hurricane Sandy pounded the East Coast killing 70+ people and causing billions of dollars worth of property damage. And this once in a hundred years storm was the second such storm in just the past year (Hurricane Irene hit the East […]

Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities

On June 12, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

Does your school or a school you work with have a successful green cleaning program? Now you can spotlight this great work with the 2012 Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities! This award, view presented in collaboration with American School & University magazine, tadalafil  the Green Cleaning Network, and Healthy Schools Campaign recognizes the efforts of schools around the nation with outstanding green cleaning programs. Through national recognition, it […]

How the changes to the cleaning credits in LEED-EBOM will affect your Green Cleaning Program

On June 4, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

Steve’s webinar is packed pull of information about the changed prerequisite for Green Cleaning, healing since most of the cleaning credits were eliminated or moved. View a recording of the webinar. Please note: You will need download the ARF player to see the recording. Download the webinar presentation slides. (PDF)  

Beyond Green: Making Hotels Sustainable

On March 26, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

By Stephen P. Ashkin – When selecting a URL for the Web site of my new company—the Sustainability Dashboard Tool—I was lucky enough to get my first choice, recipe I chose that URL because of what it says about the ways environmental issues and Green Cleaning are now evolving. The Green Cleaning movement is […]

Green Cleaning is Alive and Well – Thank You

On February 10, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

By Stephen P. Ashkin – Despite the vaporings of naysayers, diagnosis Green Cleaning is doing very well, troche so much so it is becoming mainstream.  For example, medical I just saw that the State of Kentucky passed legislation on Green Cleaning in Schools, and it is the second State already this year to do so (Vermont passed legislation in […]

Green Gift Guides

On December 23, 2011, in News, by Ashkin Group

December 21, shop 2011 – By Elizabeth Crosbie Steward — If you still have a few people on your list to buy for this this holiday season, clinic look here for a list of Green Gift Guides to find those unique and eco-friendly gift ideas! Treehugger Holiday Green Gift Guide 2011 The Daily Green – Green Gifts […]

The Health and Finances of Green Cleaning

On December 10, 2011, in News, by Ashkin Group

December 10, malady 2011 – By Steve Ashkin — Imagine two scenarios that take place commonly across America: The first is in a private-sector boardroom of a corporation looking for ways to improve its bottom-line. The second in the public-sector board meeting of a school district seeking to improve fiscal efficiencies as well as student […]

Natalie Jeremijenko: The art of the eco-mindshift

On December 4, 2011, in News, by Ashkin Group

December 4, discount 2011 – From TED — Natalie Jeremijenko’s unusual lab puts art to work, and addresses environmental woes by combining engineering know-how with public art and a team of volunteers. These real-life experiments include: Walking tadpoles, texting “fish,” planting fire-hydrant gardens and more. Natalie Jeremijenko Natalie Jeremijenko blends art, engineering, environmentalism, biochemistry and more […]

With 7 billion on earth, a huge task before us

On November 2, 2011, in News, by Ashkin Group

November 2 – The world population now stands at 7 billion. How do we address the steadily increasing population that puts enormous pressures on our planet’s resources? From: Jeffrey D. Sachs, no rx Special to CNN, site CNN Just 12 years after the arrival of the 6 billionth individual on the planet in 1999, humanity will greet […]

New Dashboard Puts Anyone in the Sustainability Driver’s Seat

On October 27, 2011, in News, by Ashkin Group

TORONTO, doctor Greenbuild – October 5, sick 2011 – The time has past when only a highly trained professional using expensive, treatment sophisticated tools could steer an organization’s sustainability efforts. A unique web-based service, launched today, makes tracking and managing sustainability programs affordable and easy for everyone. “Any person tasked with integrating sustainable practices in […]

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