Infection Prevention: The New Standard of Clean

By: Jeff Paulson

Professional cleaning isn’t just about cleaning restrooms and mopping floors anymore; today’s Environmental Services teams must focus on preventing the spread of illness and infection.

Saving Energy, Water and Time by Keeping Our Air Fleet Clean

By Helen Saunders, FedEx Express Communications

Keeping a fleet of vehicles clean is a necessary, but important task for businesses whose calling card is their livery and the condition of which reflects directly on the brand – good or bad. But when your fleet includes aircraft, the task takes on a whole new level of complexity.

After all, it’s hardly possible to call into the local car wash with a 767.

Eastman Launches a Safer and High-Performing Revolutionary Solvent for Household, Industrial and Institutional Cleaners

Press Release

Kingsport, Tenn., June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Omnia™ high-performance solvent proves it’s possible to have a product that’s both “green” and highly effective at removing tough soils. This revolutionary solvent, which meets CARB’s LVP-VOC criteria, is changing the chemistry of clean through its winning combination of exceptional human and environmental safety, strong performance, and value through its versatility.

Greening Your Spring Cleaning!


Springtime means rebirth, the return of the sun and warmth… but it’s also about spring cleaning after the cold season! Unfortunately, popular cleaners often contain ingredients that end up in the air you breathe and can be harmful to the health of the entire family. Here’s an interesting challenge: why not try doing your spring cleaning with the least possible impact on your health and the environment by buying softer or less polluting cleaning products, or simply making your own!

Demand for Sustainability in Higher Education Drives Market Interest in Ecolab Hydris™ Cleaning System

Recent study of prospective college students shows on-campus sustainability efforts factor into where they apply or attend
Press Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- For many students, an institution's commitment to sustainability has become a prerequisite in their higher education selection process.

Innovative Sustainable Cleaning Programs Expand Sodexo Leadership in Healthcare Industry

First Commercial Use of Ecolab Hydris™ Onsite Generation Technology for Hospitals
Press Release

Gaithersburg, MD, June 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Sodexo, best known for providing a wide range of integrated services spanning facilities management to foodservice operations, announces the introduction of two new sustainable cleaning technologies: Hydris™ on-site generation system and Ecolab bio-based Hard Surface Cleaners which are formulated using renewable resources. These new technologies support Sodexo’s Better Tomorrow Plan commitment to source sustainable supplies and expand the choices for cleaning products and protocols they will offer customers.

Ecolab: Helping Make the World Cleaner, Safer and Healthier

We share our understanding of the disease process and knowledge of air, surfaces and water to treat microorganisms and help prevent them from spreading

Clean and sanitary surfaces are essential to life and critical to the success of many businesses. They’re expected and demanded by building occupants, hotel guests, restaurant diners and hospital patients. An effective indoor environment management strategy requires a careful combination of tools and expertise.

Why Green Cleaning Makes for Healthy Employees and a Healthy Business

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors.  With today’s modern, energy efficient office buildings, the sealed air inside can contain 10 times more pollution than the air outside due to toxic emissions from building constituents, airborne mold, viruses, and other pollutants.  

15 Green Ways To Stretch Your Cleaning Dollar

Almost everyone is trying to cut back on expenses these days. And one of the most expensive items on the budget list is cleaning supplies.

If you’re like me, you’re tired of seeing your greenbacks go out the window for cleaning products, but you’re also concerned about what all those chemicals are doing to you and your family - not to mention what they’re doing to the environment.

So you might try a few of the suggestions below. By replacing even a few of your standard cleaning supplies with some greener alternatives, you can have a little extra dough in your pocket and do a little more to help the Earth.

Stretch Your Cleaning Dollar

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