Articles | Green Cleaning


What’s in Your Custodial Closet?
Nicole Bowman | August 1, 2018

Today, there is an urgent call to action to make greener, healthier, and more sustainable choices for how we clean our facilities....read more


Sustainability: More Than Just Products
Michael Wilson | May 14, 2018

Based on trends witnessed in the past decade or so, jansan distributors can certainly count on at least one thing to continue...read more


Distributors: Sustainable Partners
Michael Wilson | May 2, 2018

According to industry icons such as Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group and the industry’s leading advocate for green cleaning, and...read more


Myths and Realities About VOCs
Jennifer Meek | April 16, 2018

As an employee of a manufacturer of green cleaning products―many of which contain significantly reduced amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) ―it...read more


The Language of Sustainability (Part 3)
Stephen P. Ashkin | April 13, 2018

In this third and last part of our series on the Language of Sustainability, we will discuss some of the organizations that...read more


Green Cleaning: Winning Millennials Hearts
Larry Lawton | April 12, 2018

On the long train of demographic groups, the cars full of millennials are pulling into the employment station. As the baby boom...read more


The Language of Sustainability (Part 2)
Stephen P. Ashkin | April 6, 2018

Many of us assume that the term “climate change” is relatively new, dating back to maybe the early 1980s. However, scientists were...read more


The Language of Sustainability
Stephen P. Ashkin | March 21, 2018

The professional cleaning industry is about to enter an entirely new world, the world of sustainability. Yes, I know some in our...read more