Green Cleaning: What You Need to Know

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February 2011 Vol. 8, Issue 2
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Green Cleaning: What You Need to Know

When thinking holistically about sustainability in buildings, "green cleaning" should be included along with your energy and carbon management programs. This article discusses the history of "green cleaning" and key success elements for facilities, the procurement and verification process.

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