Partners

How a School Is Cleaned Might Be Affecting Attendance

It’s fitting that the first month back to school has been designated Attendance Awareness Month. A child’s success in school is built upon their ability to show up. And when buildings and children are unhealthy, attendance suffers. In fact, chronic absenteeism at a young age is a powerful factor in educational attainment, graduation rates, and […]

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Workshop at Georgia Dome to Focus on Greener Cleaning at Sports Venues

We are thrilled to be partnering with the Green Sports Alliance on a series of upcoming half-day green cleaning workshops for venue operators to be held at major professional sports stadiums across the country. The first Greener Cleaning Workshop will occur on April 13 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, from 9:00 am – 12:45 […]

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Get the Whole School on Board with a Green Cleaning Program

Everyone plays an important role in maintaining a healthy environment at your school. This video, produced by Healthy Schools Campaign and our partner, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, will show you how to engage students, teachers, administrators, unions and contractors to share that responsibility. Download the full guide on our website. This video is part of a […]

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Is it Time for your School to Introduce Greener Cleaning Equipment?

Today’s tools can reduce chemical use, increase productivity and help decrease injuries. But how? And can your school afford it? This video, produced by Healthy Schools Campaign and our partner, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, explains the benefits, available options and cost effectiveness of greener cleaning equipment. Download the full guide on our website. This video is […]

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How to Find the Greenest Cleaning Products

How can you best identify greener, healthier alternatives to the traditional cleaning products used in your school? This video, produced by Healthy Schools Campaign and our partner, Education Facilities Clearinghouse, can help take the guesswork out of the process. Download the full guide. This video is part of a series that’s intended to be shared […]

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Your School’s Green Cleaning Program Starts Here

What is the first step you can take to creating a greener cleaning program? This video, produced by Healthy Schools Campaign and our partner Education Facilities Clearinghouse, has the answer. Download the full step on our website. Based on the 5 Steps to Green Cleaning in Schools, these videos are intended to be shared with […]

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Healthy Schools Campaign and ISSA Announce Five-Year Partnership

For more than a decade, Healthy Schools Campaign and partners have been changing the way schools are cleaned—with benefits for students, staff and the environment. Now, HSC is partnering with ISSA to expand our work and broaden our reach. We’re thrilled to announce a five-year partnership with ISSA to promote green cleaning to the education […]

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New Video Series Shows Just How Simple Green Cleaning Can Be

“What can you do today that can have a big impact?” Find out the surprisingly simple answer to that question and more in our new video series. We teamed up with the Education Facilities Clearinghouse to produce a series of online videos that make the case for greener, healthier cleaning in schools and outline the […]

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How to Overcome the Top Three Obstacles to Green Cleaning in Schools

In July of 2015, HSC hosted the first annual Green Clean Schools Summit at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. In attendance were 90 green cleaning leaders from across K-12 and university communities and the cleaning industry. Almost half of those in attendance represented schools, while the rest of the attendees were from industry, non-profits […]

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When Green Cleaning Comes Together

One week every year, the who’s who of the cleaning industry gets together at the ISSA/Interclean trade show, and every year it seems to get a little more green. Each year, we see new product launches for safer and more sustainable products and new equipment that allows for the use of fewer chemicals. But we […]

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