Tag Archives: environment

Clean Schools Important to a Positive Learning Environment

Posted by: Erin Meyer 7:16 am

school chairsNot only are clean schools healthy for student’s bodies; they also may be healthy for their minds at well. A study conducted by APPA’s Center for Facilities Research, researching the correlation between cleanliness and learning. Almost 1,500 students were surveyed on their opinions regarding cleanliness and their ability to learn and concentrate, specifically relating to a positive learning environment. The study concluded: Continue reading

Going Green: Making the Switch to Environmentally Friendly Practices

Posted by: Erin Meyer 7:15 am

green cleaningThe face of the modern business world is changing rapidly, with more emphasis than ever before on the adoption of low-impact, earth-friendly practices. The decision to go green comes with a wide variety of benefits, from helping to protect the environment to providing a safer, healthier place for staff and building occupants.

Common chemicals found in traditional cleaning solutions have been found to cause skin irritation and respiratory damage, not just for cleaning staff but also for the occupants of buildings where these chemicals are used. Moving towards a greener cleaning plan allows you to remove those harsh, potentially dangerous chemicals from your property and to opt for safer, equally effective alternatives. Continue reading