Green Products & Technologies

CleanBC

10 ways the cleaning industry can fight climate change

The threat posed by climate change keeps growing, as do the warnings of its dire consequences, but what can the cleaning industry do?
supply chain

6 evolving supply chain and distribution trends

As we continue to inch beyond the pandemic, we are starting to see specific supply chain trends evolving.
sustainable cleaning

The future of sustainable cleaning

Whatever the facility, prioritizing sustainable cleaning creates a healthier, greener environment for all.
green cleaning

Green cleaning beyond the pandemic

Post-COVID-19, there is no room for guessing or trial-and-error purchasing. If green cleaning is here to stay, it must be tried, tested, and proven.
carbon

Are carbon labels coming to professional cleaning?

Consumers are increasingly scrutinizing product labels looking for another metric: the carbon footprint of a product.
SAIT partnership

Digging into the coming geothermal boom

While the relevance of geothermal has been percolating for years, the buzz is that more developers are starting to pay attention.
Clean earnings place Canadian companies among global top 200 for revenue from low-carbon business activities

Canadian suppliers lauded for clean earnings

Product and service suppliers to the property and facilities management sector are among eight publicly listed Canadian companies ranked for highest global revenues tied to low-carbon business activities.
sustainable cleaning

Sustainable practices for a sustainable future

Sustainable cleaning doesn’t mean that cleaning isn't happening as well or as often; just that more sustainable tools and processes are used.
cleaning with microfibre mop

Microfibre mops: A laundry list of questions

Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
low risk waterways ACI

Polycarboxylate polymers pose low risk to waterways: ACI

Some water-soluble polymers pose a low ecological risk to the United States' waterways, according to new research from ACI.
sustainability plan

USGBC develops COVID-focused LEED credit

The USGBC's new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system supports building operators as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
waste management

Technology gets smart about waste management

Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
green cleaning audit

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.

Green school cleaning 101

A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
green recovery

New app helps users with energy benchmarking

A free app for members of the design and construction community in Ontario called the energyCompass.design tool – Compass for short – officially launched Nov. 7, 2018.
cleaning products industry

Cleaning products industry blasts research

The American Cleaning Institutes chastises the slate of 15 authors affiliated with health sciences faculties of six Canadian universities for overlooking the role disinfectants play in infection control.
waste management

Options for handling forgotten waste areas

There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.