Articles | Sustainability & ESG

ISSA Launches Global Sustainability Initiative New!
Stephen P. Ashkin | August 28, 2023

Sustainability is a concept whose time has come.

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Straight Talk: The Capitalism of Sustainability New!
Jeff Cross | August 11, 2023

The pursuit of profit can have an interesting twist.

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Go Green When You Clean
Mark Kirchgasser | June 13, 2023

A new season is almost here, which means it’s time to refresh your facility’s cleaning program. Finding new ways to implement more

Importance of Optimum Laundry System and Techniques for Fiber Cloths
Kendal St. Louis | March 2, 2023

Recently, the media has accused synthetic textile washing of causing fiber contamination. Clothing created from natural fibers is clothing made from more

The EPA Safer Choice Program and the Cleaning Industry: The Next Big Move
Jeff Cross | March 1, 2023

Safer Choice is program established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help both consumers and businesses locate products that perform more

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 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” 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, 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 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 more