Articles | Green Cleaning


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


Carpet Cleaning Wastewater Disposal Tips
Doug Berjer | March 2, 2018

Spring and summer, the busiest times of the year for the carpet cleaning industry, are right around the corner. And as carpet-cleaning...read more


Implementing a Sustainability Program
Stephen P. Ashkin | February 12, 2018

A decade ago when green cleaning was first taking hold in the professional cleaning industry, where did cleaning contractors and in-house cleaning...read more