News | Cleaning Industry


ISSA Signs Letter Calling For Trade Dispute Resolution
June 14, 2019

ISSA has teamed with the Tariffs Hurt the Heartland campaign to sign a letter urging a resolution of the current trade dispute...read more


ISSA Issues Action Alert on Tariffs
June 5, 2019

Join ISSA in strongly urging the U.S. federal government to remove the tariffs on cleaning related products and materials, ending the trade...read more


RIA Launches Government Advocacy Committee
June 3, 2019

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) announced the formation of an advocacy and government affairs (AGA) committee. The first committee of its kind...read more


CRI Releases New Carpet-Cleaning Standards
May 30, 2019

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Inc. published new cleaning standards for commercial and residential carpeting. The standards—CRI 204 Commercial Carpet Standard...read more


Sparkling Clean Canada Achieves CIMS-GB Certification
May 30, 2019

Sparkling Clean Canada has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB). To earn CIMS certification, the full-service...read more


England Moves to Ban Plastic Straws
May 24, 2019

U.K. Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced the country will ban the use of plastic straws, effective April 2020. The ban will also...read more


Key Congressional Committee Passes Immigration Measures
May 23, 2019

On May 22, the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passed the “Dream Act of 2019” (HR 2820).   The bill would extend...read more


Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Certifies to CIMS-GB
May 22, 2019

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB). To earn CIMS certification,...read more