In November, Gene officially retired as Director of the Building Services Department at The University of Washington after 36 years there. Over his three and a half decades at The University of Washington, Gene helped establish a sustainability and waste reduction program and culture that was embraced by the campus community.
Congratulations to School Facilities Visionary Gene Woodard on His Retirement!
How to Help Custodial Staff Get Vaccinated
Studies have shown that the most powerful way to encourage vaccination is through discussions with friends, colleagues and people we trust.
Engage Your Green Cleaning Staff with a System of Connection
In a new series of blogs, we’re highlighting inspiring stories about the ways that schools and universities across the country are using engagement to strengthen their green cleaning and environmental initiatives. We recently talked to Leadership Council member and staff engagement advocate Gene Woodard, director of the building services department at the University of Washington
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
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
For This Leader, There’s No Other Way to Clean Than Green
Gene Woodard, Director of the Building Services Department at the University of Washington in Seattle, is one of seven members recently appointed to our Green Clean Schools Leadership Council. The Green Clean Schools Leadership Council brings together award-winning school facility managers to provide up-to-date guidance to us here at HSC on new developments in green