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Category: Green Cleaning Supplies

Don’t Let Disinfecting Wipes Destroy the Planet—and Your Bottom Line

Don’t Let Disinfecting Wipes Destroy the Planet—and Your Bottom Line
Disinfecting wipes—they’re seemingly inexpensive, readily available, convenient, disposable, and sometimes smell good. About half of U.S. homes stock the wipes, which are also finding their way into many commercial janitorial supply closets. While small coffee pods make headlines for their landfill-filling follies, consumers may not know that disinfecting wipes are just as bad for the […]
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Want to Be LEED-Certified? It’s Time to Hire a Green Cleaning Company!

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, is the most popular green building certification program in the world. Developed by the Green Building Council in 1994, LEED v1.0 launched in 1999 as a pilot program. The program steadily evolved into a standard that is flexible enough to apply to many types of buildings, not […]
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Switch to biodegradable plastic bags to reduce waste in our landfills

Switch to biodegradable plastic bags to reduce waste in our landfills

The typical plastic bag takes decades to centuries to break down once in the landfill. As they degrade they leach their petroleum based chemicals into the soil, affecting the environment. Even the production of these plastics is bad as it’s based on polluting fossil fuels. But there are biodegradable options now. Biodegradable bags  or bio […]

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Types of Paper Towel Dispensers; Which to choose?

Which paper towel dispenser to use? Mechanical or battery operated? There has been some evidence of cleaning companies converting to simpler systems for ease of use and maintenance. Here are the 4 common types of paper towel dispensers to choose from: C-Fold or Multifold Paper Towel Dispenser As simple as it gets, the classic paper towel […]
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Switching to Rolled Paper Towels Saves Money While Being Green

Switching to  Rolled Paper Towels Saves Money While Being Green
Many clients prefer folded paper towels because that is what they are used to and they perceive them as classier. But there is no mechanism in the dispenser to control the amount of paper towel used. Once you educate clients about the different type of dispensers, they can conclude that they are better than just […]
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3 Tips on How to Use Microfiber Cloths

How to use microfiber cloths efficiently? This video demonstrates that you should fold the cloth into half twice. You will then have 8 sides. Your cloths will last much longer. You can dust anything with microfiber towels WITHOUT chemicals or any liquid. The microfiber is a dust magnet already. If you need to you can […]
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Using Foam Soap instead of Liquid Soap for Cost Savings

Foam Soap vs Liquid Soap – which one is better? Foam soap wins on many fronts. Studies show that foam soap users use 10% less water to rinse off.  That means commercial users like airports, schools, office buildings, and hospitals can save on the water bill with significant impact. For every one million washes  14, […]
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Why Trust Green Seal logo for green cleaning

When looking for green cleaning products, how do you know which ones are really green and which are just marketing hype? Well there are several third party organizations that test and give approval to products that pass the green test. One such organizations is Green Seal. Green Seal was founded by Rena Shulsky David in […]
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Why use Hydrogen peroxide cleaners in your office or building

You’ve probably used it before for scrapes and other medical uses, but hydrogen peroxide is also a natural wonder cleaner. It is just water with an extra molecule of oxygen! It is considered the world’s safest all natural sanitizer, and is even able to kill organisms through oxidation (a process described as controlled burning). When […]
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Beating Bacteria by Cleaning with Microfiber

Advances in technology in commercial green cleaning janitorial services have created cleaning products and tools that are beneficial to the environment, help prevent the spread of germs and infection, and are more efficient and economical to use. One such advance is the in the production of microfiber products, especially those used in commercial and office […]
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