5 Steps to Green Cleaning in Schools

5 Steps to Green Cleaning in Schools

Green cleaning should be a simple solution, not one that overwhelms or bogs you down. Green cleaning is about a simple product list, simple techniques and a simple goal: Cleaning for health and the environment. Whether you’re looking into green cleaning for the very first time or striving to upgrade your existing program, these steps are intended to simplify the process.


A Green Cleaning Program Starts Here

In just a few pages you’ll find everything you need to know about green cleaning in your school! Download our overview and share green cleaning with your school community.

Step 1
Prepare Your School

Step 1 walks you through essential preparations for building a green cleaning program, such as creating a green team and assessing your current program.

Step 2
Identify Green Cleaning Products

This step is designed to take the guesswork out of evaluating products and help you identify those that meet high standards for effectiveness, health and safety.

Step 3
Introduce Green Equipment + Supplies

Today’s tools can reduce chemical use, increase productivity and help decrease injuries. This offers guidance on making the right green equipment and supply choices.

Step 4
Adopt Green Cleaning Training + Procedures

Green cleaning procedure goals are to reduce health risks and minimize environmental impact. This step outlines how you can get your procedures to line up with those goals.

Step 5
Share the Responsibility

Everyone plays a role in maintaining a healthy environment. This step describes ways that students, teachers, administrators, unions and contractors can share the responsibility.

Assess Your Cleaning Program

Is your school looking to go green? Fill out our simple questionnaire to begin a green cleaning program assessment today.