Articles | Green Cleaning


Defining Sustainability
Stephen P. Ashkin | August 15, 2022

Sustainability definitions are typically equal parts inspiration and aspiration. Examples include the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy, which stated, “In our...read more


Can Authentic Green Products Come from ‘Bad’ Companies?
Stephen P. Ashkin | June 15, 2022

The cleaning industry is comprised of outstanding companies, many of whom are rightly recognized as global leaders. These are indeed “good” companies...read more


Sustainability Prospecting for New Clients
Stephen P. Ashkin | October 29, 2021

This article is not about the science or politics of sustainability, nor will it provide a detailed explanation of sustainability. Rather, this...read more


Advanced Technologies in Cleaning and Disinfection
Patrick Lucci | May 5, 2021

Since 1847, when chlorine was first used as a disinfectant, there have been few alternatives to the useful, effective, and often dangerous...read more


National Cleaning Week
John Nothdurft | February 11, 2021

2020 will be a year we will not soon forget. It is also a year that put the cleaning industry front and...read more


Understanding Biotechnology
Steve Teasdale | December 30, 2020

Since the beginning of 2020, there have been different research studies released, all discussing the projected growth of something called the “specialty...read more


Navigating Towel and Tissue Sustainability
Jeffrey R. Sturgis | February 5, 2020

In this era of rising concerns about global environmental challenges such as ocean plastics, greenhouse gases, deforestation, and more, there is no...read more


And the Winning Number Is… Zero!
MCL Sustainable Cleaning Solutions | September 25, 2019

Every smart company is interested in reducing its footprint on the earth by developing ways to reduce waste and preserve resources for...read more