Ashkin Announces New Green Champions Awards Program

On November 8, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

“These are all great people, true champions. It is an honor to recognize them for their work and dedication to environmental causes.” Bloomington, IN – The Ashkin Group announces that starting this year, it will begin a new program, honoring those who have made significant strides to promote a healthier, cleaner, safer, and more sustainability-focused […]

More Ways to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint at the ISSA Tradeshow

On November 1, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This year’s ISSA Las Vegas Tradeshow may release nine million tons of global-warming CO2 emissions into the atmosphere   There are more than 2 million meetings, tradeshows, and conventions held annually in the United States, generating more than 600,000 tons of trash annually. On top of this, another 20 pounds of waste is produced by each attendee […]

Greening Your Trip to the ISSA Convention in Vegas

On October 30, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Over 16,000 people will be descending for the annual ISSA Convention. The event will be filled with great educational sessions, meetings between vendors and buyers, introductions of exciting new products and programs, and just plain fun. However, with an event this big, we also have a significant environmental footprint. There are several easy and fun […]

Can Churches Afford Not to Embrace Sustainability?

On October 30, 2019, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The following case study about a U.S. distributor, just published, should help church administrators better understand the reasons they should embrace sustainability. This distributor is the largest family-operated distribution company in the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware area.  Recently, it became involved with a program sponsored by ISSA, the nonprofit worldwide cleaning association. The Distributor […]

NEWS: Clean Like the Pros at the 2019 ISSA Show

On October 28, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

October 29, 2019: Portland, OR – The Green Sports Alliance is hosting a free training workshop November 21st for those responsible for keeping sport facilities clean and healthy, including pro and collegiate stadiums, K12 schools, golf & tennis clubs, fitness centers, municipal rec leagues, YMCAs/YWCAs, Boys & Girls Clubs, bowling alleys, and more at the […]

Greening Your Trip to the ISSA Convention in Vegas

On October 23, 2019, in Items of Interest, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Over 16,000 people will be descending for the annual ISSA Convention. The event will be filled with great educational sessions, meetings between vendors and buyers, introductions of exciting new products and programs, and just plain fun. However, with an event this big, we also have a significant environmental footprint. There are several easy and fun […]

A Benefit of Sustainability that Gets Too Little Notice: Innovation

On October 12, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

When we talk about the many benefits of sustainability, we often overlook something: innovation. Sustainability has helped industries around the world introduce new products that use less energy, fuel, and water, reduce carbon emissions and waste, and cut costs. I witnessed this firsthand not too long ago. I had the opportunity to attend a large […]

Seven U.S. Companies Top Fortune Magazine’s 2019 Sustainability All-Stars List

On October 12, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This year’s list included ten “Sustainability All-Stars,” seven of which are headquartered here in the U.S. Bloomington, IN –  Fortune Magazine has just released its 2019 list of “Change the World” companies. Fifty-two companies are selected each year, which have proven they are taking significant steps to reduce their impact on the environment.  This year’s […]

The Sustainablity Gap Between Knowing, Doing, and Hoping

On October 1, 2019, in Items of Interest, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

According to a research report published in May 2017 by the MIT Sloan Management Review,* 90 percent of companies around the globe consider a sustainability strategy necessary to remain competitive. Among the leaders in this sustainability movement include well-known firms such as Nike and Adidas, Unilever, Nestle, Walmart, IKEA, BMW, Toyota, and retailer H&M. We […]

Long-Term Care Facilities Finding Dividends In Unexpected Ways

On September 16, 2019, in Items of Interest, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

According to the centers for disease control and prevention, as of 2016, there were more than 15,600 nursing homes in the United States. These primarily are long-term or senior-care facilities. Of these, nearly 70 percent are “for-profit” nursing homes. This means, they are businesses, and like any business, they must be continually on the lookout for […]

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