Becoming the ‘Father of Green Cleaning’ – An interview with Stephen Ashkin

On December 24, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Many people in the building service industry know Stephen Ashkin as the “Father of Green Cleaning.” But what they don’t know is just how many years it took him to earn this title and why he is considered such a leader in the green cleaning movement, not only in North America, but around the world. […]

Google Goes Green With Help from The Ashkin Group

On December 15, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The following is an excerpt from an article published in CleanLink Magazine mentioning the Ashkin Group’s role in helping Google become greener and more sustainability-focused.   To reduce its waste, Google is looking into placing an engineered water solution on the site of its facilities. He envisions workers will have access to a general cleaning […]

Things We Should Be Grateful for This Thanksgiving

On November 27, 2019, in Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Famed motivational guru Tony Robbins says that virtually all the successful people he knows, start their days with gratitude. Giving thanks for their health, their families, what they have accomplished in life, and recognition in advance for all the good they know will be coming into their lives and for those they love and appreciate. […]

Ashkin Announces 2019 Green Cleaning Champion Awards Recipients

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 creating a more sustainable cleaning industry, caring for our workers, creating healthier buildings, and reducing impacts on our environment” Channel Island Harbor, CA – The Ashkin Group will recognize five outstanding individuals as Green Cleaning […]

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 […]

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