|Saturday, September 20, 2014
|[Tuesday, April 10, 2007]|
|What is the best method of conversion to green cleaning for a motel?
|Green Cleaning - eric matott|
|Educate yourself, then move slowly and with a written plan. To assist you here are some resources that can provide you with more details on the process:|
1) www.greenhotels.com Information on applying green processes to the hospitality industry.
Information on Green Seal Approved Cleaning (GS-42) & Chemicals (GS-37) Standards, they also have a report on Green Floor Care.
3) www.usgbc.org Information on the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program.
4) www.epa.gov Information on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), mold and green issues.
5) www.carpet-rug.org Information on green carpet cleaning, and the CRI's Green Label and Seal of Approval testing program for vacuum cleaners and carpet spotters and cleaning chemicals/equipment.
6) www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/asthma/eat-cumcm.htm Informative site on IAQ, mold and green issues in schools.
Information on green school programs
Information on the Green Restaurant Association's certification program, services and publications.
Health Care Without Harm Organization (HCWH) offers a free Going Green Resource Kit and other information for health care facilities.
Hospitals for a Healthy Environment organization offers tools and resources on greening health care facilities.
Information on the company’s Green Pest Control Gold Metal Protection Program
A resource on pollution prevention and green cleaning issues.
A private company offering third party green certification.
Industry consultants providing information on green cleaning and offering a free subscription to the "Destination Green" e-newsletter.
A private company that, for a fee, offers to audits and green certification to organizations using its OS1 cleaning program.
Bill Griffin, President