The Nitty Gritty of Green Cleaning

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Explore the pitfalls of greenwashing and offers tips on how to select third-party certified products you can trust.





Return to BUILDINGSVIP home pageYou may feel awash trying to implement green cleaning practices. Green cleaning involves more than just environmentally friendly cleaning agents – it impacts your maintenance protocols, equipment, and cleaning schedules. This webinar will show you how to implement a green cleaning program and illustrate how this upgrade will benefit your bottom line.


Learning Objectives
  • Learn how green cleaning differs from conventional maintenance practices.
  • Understand the benefits of switching to sustainable cleaning.
  • Learn how to evaluate a facility for a green cleaning program.


Bill Balek
Director of Environmental Services, ISSA


Bill Balek is the Director of Environmental Services for ISSA, a non-profit trade association representing the institutional cleaning industry. As such, Bill is actively engaged in the development of public policy, programs and initiatives designed to promote the development and proliferation of green cleaning products and services.


Of particular interest, Bill co-chaired the committee that developed the Illinois Guidelines and Specifications for the Green Cleaning for Schools Act and helped to develop Missouri’s green cleaning for schools guidelines. 


At the present he is involved in a number of public policy and market based initiatives designed to promote the broad adoption of green cleaning in the marketplace.


Bill is an attorney, having received his law degree from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law and also has an MBA from the DePaul University Kellstadt Graduate School of Business.   



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