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5 Strategies for Great Green Marketing

These days, more and more BSCs are taking steps to make their companies environmentally responsible, or “green.” While going green may have seemed like a fad when it first got off the ground a few decades ago, today it is ubiquitous within most industries, offering numerous tangible benefits that go far beyond the obvious ethical implications.

Published in May/Jun 2014
Developing a Successful  Sustainable Cleaning Program: Strategies for Creating an Eco-Conscious Organization

Maximizing sustainability has become a primary objective of facility maintenance programs in recent years—and for good reason. Sustainable products and techniques make sense for the environment and for business.

Published in Nov/Dec 2013
Night and Day: The Ups and Downs of Day Cleaning

Day cleaning has become very popular in recent years, and the stereotypical image of the solitary janitor mopping down a long, dark hallway may soon be a thing of the past. Making the switch from a nightly cleaning service has many potential benefits, but as with any major change, there will be some bumps in the road that you should prepare for.

Published in Nov/Dec 2013
Dashboards, Color Codes, and Custodians: BSCs on the Frontline of Sustainability

One of the most common types of dashboards now in use, and the type many building service contractors are most likely to encounter working with their clients, are called sustainability dashboards. These dashboards are designed to measure, monitor, and report on the key performance indicators (KPIs) for a facility.

Published in Sep/Oct 2013
Equipment and Green Cleaning

If you have been in the cleaning industry for any length of time you have probably heard the term “cleaning green” roughly a million times. Today, the word “green” has changed colors and become little more than white noise. It seems that everyone is labeling everything they possibly can as “green” in a race to market products to the industry.

Published in Apr/May 2010
Paper Product Innovations: Focus On the Environment

These days, there are a number of new paper products on the market for building service contractors, which have hygiene and the environment at the top of their list of priorities.

Published in Dec/Jan 2010
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