Green Cleaning is easy with Performance Environmental!

What is Green Cleaning?

The “GREEN” cleaning philosophy simply means using equipment, products, chemicals and practices that have a lesser impact on the environment than more conventional alternatives.  Independent organizations, such as the US green Building Council also offer guidelines and certifications for what it means to be "green." Performance Environmental Services is committed to pursuing green cleaning company wide.

Green Cleaning Components

The use of Green Chemicals is a positive step towards Green Cleaning.  However Performance's complete “Green Cleaning” program involves ALL of the following:

  • Written Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) documenting the program's components.
  • Use of equipment that meets certain GREEN guidelines.
  • Use of chemicals and products that meet certain GREEN guidelines.
  • Implementation of practices for the safe storage and handling of chemicals.
  • Training for workers in the requirements of “GREEN” practices including safe chemical handling.
  • Promotion of good hand hygiene including the use of waterless sanitizers.
  • Program Compliance Audits, Inspections  & Reports.
  • Occupant feedback and ongoing review for continuous improvement.

Green cleaning represents a responsible perspective on the sustainability of our environment, and is gaining  wide recognition as a best industry practice in the field of custodial services. 

How Does Green Cleaning Help the Environment?

  • Improve indoor air quality via the use of HEPA filters, equipment fitted with dust capture systems, and floor matting designed to trap pollutants before they enter a facility.
  • Decrease the impact on the water systems via use of GREEN chemicals.
  • Decrease landfill impact via use of condensed packaging, post consumer waste products, washable Micro-Fiber cleaning media, and by participating in robust recycling programs.
  • Decrease energy consumption via use of non-motorized equipment, energy star rated equipment, and/or by reducing after hours energy consumption through Alternative Cleaning Procedures.
  • Create a healthier workplace for YOU!

Next Generation Green Cleaning?

These days most people are at least familiar with what Green Cleaning means.  But did you know that new and emerging approaches such as DAY CLEANING and BAGLESS TRASH programs are keeping the momentum of the green cleaning movement going forward?  These approaches and others like them are increasingly becoming VERY popular as the "next generation" in Green Cleaning by helping to save the environment as well as saving money.