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Cleaning for Health: The Challenges and the Solutions

This article about Cleaning for Health first appeared in the April 2022 issue of ISSA Today Magazine. Cleaning for health is a concept well accepted in the professional cleaning industry. Yet there are few objective measures to determine if we are, in fact, cleaning for health or just cleaning for appearances. This is especially true for non-critical facilities, such … Read more

sustainability improves the bottom line

Study Reveals Sustainability Improves Bottom Line

Sustainability improves the bottom line of companies and organizations, according to a new study by NTT, a global technology company. The report, Innovating for a Sustainable Future, found that 44 percent of those companies surveyed enjoyed improved profitability due to the sustainability programs they have initiated. The study’s participants included corporate executives from more than 500 … Read more

2021 State of Our Schools

In 2016, when the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Center for Green Schools published the last State of Our Schools, the report found a $46 billion annual gap in the level of funding for the maintenance, operation and periodic capital improvements needed for good stewardship of its schools. Unfortunately, five years later, we have found … Read more