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Archived Media Mentions

2015
 
December

Developing a building-specific green cleaning strategy (Healthcare Facilities Today) *Authored by Green Seal
Green Seal Releases Revised GS-11 Standard (Concrete Construction) (Retail Environments Insights Center) (Construction Executive)
Westin New York Times Square Receives Green Seal Gold (Commercial Construction & Renovation) (Green Lodging News)
PathoSans Electrolyzed Water Cleaning Solution Certified Under GS-37 Standard (School Planning & Management) (FacilitiesNet) (PR Newswire) (Yahoo Finance) (Cleaning & Maintenance Management)
Stepping Back in Time in Georgia (Smart Meetings)
Georgia-Pacific Adds Green Seal™ Certified Products, Highlights Sustainability Focus (Bloomberg) (CNBC) (Green Lodging News) (Household & Personal Products Industry) (PR Newswire)
9 Steps Planners Can Take to Conserve Water (California Meetings & Events)
4 Leading Green-Conscious Event Planners Share Strategies for Saving H2O (California Meetings & Events)
PortionPac® Laundry Detergent Achieves Green Seal™ GS-51 certification (Bloomberg) (CNBC) (PR Newsire)
Leaner energy, less waste and safer chemicals key to greener healthcare cleaning (Healthcare Facilities Today)
3M: Scotch-Brite Quick Clean Griddle Cleaning System Proves Its Worth in Gleaming Griddle Challenge (FacilitiesNet)
The Best Ways to Disinfect Your Kids’ Toys (SafeBee)
Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications (FacilitiesNet)
Sunburst Chemicals' Sundrops 57 foaming lotion soap Green Seal certified (Healthcare Facilities Today)
The American Industrial Skincare Goes ‘Green’ (JustMeans)

November

Cleaning Green Like You Mean it (Facility Care) *Authored by Green Seal
Material World: Fabcon USA (Green Building and Design)
Green Seal Launches Expanded Standard for Paints, Coatings, Stains and Finishes (Building Design + Construction) (Environmental Leader) (Architectural Roofing & Waterproofing Magazine) (FacilitiesNet) (School Planning & Management) (Floor Covering Installation) (Floor Trends) (Retail Environments Insights Center) (Automotive Industry Today) (Building Magazine) (Leed Points) (Durability + Design) (Commercial Construction & Renovation)
Nine Green-Product Databases for Architects, Specifiers, and Consumers (Architect Magazine) (EcoBuilding Pulse)
Scotch-Brite Quick Clean Griddle Cleaning System proves its worth in Gleaming Griddle Challenge (Healthcare Facilities Today)
Green Seal Celebrates 15th Anniversary of the GS-37 Standard (Floor Trends) (School Planning & Management)
Food for Thought, Green Seal Announce Partnership (Green Lodging News) (Lodging Magazine)
Green Meetings: Low Priority? (Meetings and Conventions)
From the community: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital recognized for sustainability practices (Chicago Tribune)

October

Third-Party Green Standards Fuel Growth of Sustainable Building Products (FacilitiesNet) *Authored by Green Seal
SAG Awards Honored with Environmental Media Association's Green Seal for 7th Consecutive Year (Broadway World.com)
Insulation Materials Green Seal Standard Coming Soon (Environmental Leader)
5 Steps to Green Hotel Site Selection (MarketingBuddy)
Green Standards Guide Purchasing for Facility Managers (FacilitiesNet*Authored by Green Seal
EMA President Debbie Levin’s Desktop Essentials (Haute Living)
New Standard to Focus on Insulation (Durability + Design)
Six L.A. Hotels Now Green Seal Certified (Green Lodging News)
Report: Hotel ‘Greenwashing’ is Off-Putting to Customers (Sustainable Brands)
20 Totally Doable Ideas for Greener, Kinder, Better Events (MeetingsNet)
Financial motives revealed behind hotels' 'greenwashing' (The Daily Evergreen)
Paradise Point Partners with San Diego Airport on Sustainable Travel Program (Green Lodging News)
SUBWAY Introduces New Sustainability Efforts As Part Of Ongoing Environmental Commitment (RestaurantNews.com)
Should hospitals ban perfumes? (FierceHealthcare)
5 Painless Ways To Detox Your Home (MSN.com)
Green Seal: Ellis Hotel Receives Silver Certification for Lodging Properties (FacilitiesNet)
Hotel 'greenwashing' dirties eco-friendly reputation (Phys.org)
Georgia (Meetings And Conventions)
Green Seal Promotes Sustainability With Food For Thought (Lodging Magazine)

September

New Denver Home Cleaning Service, Mop Stars, Promises A Clean Performance Every Time (Yourhub - The Denver Post)
Green Wash (The Economist Magazine - economist.com)
Hilton LA/Universal City is fifth hotel nationwide to earn Green Seal Gold (FM Link)
Check into an environmental experience at Resource Recycling Conference 2015 (Resource Recycling)
Fox Sweeps Comedy Nominations in Environmental Media Awards (The Press Enterprise - Stock Market)
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services opens in South Charlotte, NC (Chron.com)
Green Your School (Adventures of Country Divas)
Green Seal Expands Operations with California Office (Commercial Construction & Renovation)
Eric Walters Named General Manager At Hilton Portland & Executive Tower (Hotel Interactive)
10 Projects to “Green” Your Home In Coral Springs, FL (Reality Times)
Maryland Community College Is First to Receive Green Seal Certification for Custodial Cleaning Services (FacilitiesNet)
Call for Comments on Laundry Standards Revisions (Household and Personal Products Industry)
Bring New Ideas Back to the Lab (PCI Blog)
Is Your Meeting Really Green? (TheMeetingMagazines.com)

August

Top 5 Myths of Green Cleaning (Facility Executive*Authored by Green Seal
7 Questions with Joanne Fox-Przeworski (Sustainability: The Journal of Record)
Question of the week: Barriers to Green Cleaning? (Facility Executive)
How the Fitness Industry Can Tap into Sustainability, Green Power (Club Industry)
10 Ideas for Greener Living (Kiwi Magazine)
5 practical ways for your hospital to go green (Healthcare Business Tech)
Training That Promotes Healthy, Green Cleaning (Clean Link)
3 best practices for green hospitals (FierceHealthcare)
How will you lower your travel footprint? (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Adore Your Wood Floors Again With These Eco-Friendly Cleaners (About.com)
5 best practices in green healthcare (GreenBiz)
10 ways to travel sustainably-- and have a great vacation (Grist)
CASE STUDY: Portland Public Schools Streamline Green Processes (Clean Link)
Tools to Paint With (School Planning & Management*Authored by Green Seal

July

The Power of Sustainable Purchasing (AASHE Blog*Authored by Green Seal
The Benefits of Sustainable Purchasing (AASHE Blog*Authored by Green Seal
Is your hotel as green as it can be? (Los Angeles Daily News)
Product News Roundup: Week Of 7.20.15 (Healthcare Design Magazine)
Green Seal Appoints Public Health Specialist to Board of Directors (Floor Daily)
Touch Free Soap Dispenser Combines Aesthetics, Improved Hygiene (FacilitiesNet)
Five Tips To Improve Task Times While Green Cleaning (Clean Link)
July 17, 2015 Announcements (University of Louisville)
Green Seal Expands Operations with Launch of California Office (Clean Link)
Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City Receives Green Seal Gold (Green Lodging News)
Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital achieves further recognition for 'green' efforts (Chicago Tribune)
Ten Ways to Green Your Operations (About.com)
Hyatt Olive 8 And Grand Hyatt Seattle Rank Fourth Among Seattle Business' 100 Best Companies To Work For (PR Newswire)
A green guide to sanitizers (Summit Daily News)

June

Paradise Point Honored With Recycling Award (Smart Meetings)
10 Projects to "Green" Your Home (Reality Times)
Avoiding Greenwashing While Making Authentic Advances in Sustainability (Hotel Business Review)
New Chair of the Board of Directors of Green SealTM (Commercial Construction & Renovation)
Cleaning services go green in Ramapo/Indian Hills district (NorthJersey.com)
PortionPac Degreaser Gains Green Seal GS-37 Certification (Clean Link)
Sustainable Products Information Sought from Manufacturers & Distributors for Pre-Approved List (EnvironmentGuru.com)
Atlanta Westin gives planners behind-the-scenes Green Tour (Plan Your Meetings)

May

Go Green, Move Further Into the Black (MyPrintResource.com)
Choosing safer products for cleaners, cosmetics (Democrat and Chronicle)
Harris Publications and Danny Seo Launch NATURALLY, DANNY SEO Magazine (SteamFeed)
It’s not easy being green - labeling can be a guise (The Poughkeepsie Journal AP)
Mohawks New Felt & Wire Site Showcases Design, Paper and Letterpress (SteamFeed)
SFSPac Degreaser Gains Green Seal GS-37 Certification (GreenLodgingNews)
Chair of the Board of Directors of Green Seal Named (Clean Link)
Green Standard Covers Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (FacilitiesNet)
The ABCs of VOCs (The Poughkeepsie)
Clean Griddles More Efficiently With Scotch-Brite (QSR Magazine)
Practice Greenhealth Recognizes Premier –13th Year in a Row (Healthcare Facilities Today)
Joanne Fox-Przeworski (EnvironmentGuru.com)
Mopfrog Helps to Clean and Purify Indoor Air (PRBuzz.com)
Behind the Scenes of a Green Hotel (Behind the Scenes of a Green Hotel)
10 Green Cleaners that Make Your Floors So Clean You Can Eat Off Them! (About.com)
St. Louis Park adopts green purchasing policy (Hometownsource)
Baseball Goes Green (FM Link)
Cultivating a Healthy Work Environment (FM Link)
Green Seal Revises Cleaning Services Standard (REMINetwork)

April
Easy Steps to A More Sustainable Work Environment (Clean Link)
St. Louis Park adopts green purchasing policy (Sun Sailor)
The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Without Chemicals (Kiwi Magazine)
Happy Earth Day: Deciphering Eco Labels (Kaiser Permanente - Food for Health)
National Conference Center Green Meeting Recommendations (Exhibitor)
NSSGA recognized by Green Seal for sustainability (Pit & Quarry)
Green Seal™ New Standards (Commercial Construction & Renovation)
The 6 Most Pressing Environmental Issues—And What You Can Do to Help Solve Them (Inhabitat)
Montgomery County Expands Green Business Certification Program (Montgomery County, Maryland)
MoCo Will Put Up Money To Help Restaurants Go Green (Bethesda Now)
This Earth Day, Green Your Office (PRWeb)
Mohawk named in National Top 100 List of Environmental Green Power Users (Stationary Trends Magazine)
How can I tell if a business is really “green”? (EnvironmentalGuru.com)
Beauty products to celebrate Earth Day (Examiner.com)
Revamp Underway for Coating Standard (PaintSquare)
Green Cleaning at School—Tips From One Parent (The Huffington Post)
Input Invited on Paint Standard Revamp (Durability + Design)
Best - Top 10 Green Hotels in the U.S. (Gayot)
Lake Yellowstone Hotel Receives Green Seal Certification (Green Lodging News)

March
Green Means 'Go' (American School & University)
Green cleaning may help save money, environment (Courier Newspapers)
Making Small Footprints with Large Vacation Plans (The Green Living Guy)
Identifying The Top Three Healthy Facility Scams (Clean Link)
Floor to Walls: How to Reduce Exposure to Household Toxins (The Huffington Post)
Stratus Building Solutions Under New Ownership (Franchising.com)
SCA to launch New Tork Premium Skincare products and elevation dispensers (Healthcare Facilities Today)
Mindful Moviemaking: Put Your Film in the Green and Save the Environment, Too (MovieMaker Magazine)
Tersano Inc. As Preferred Vendor of Sustainable Cleaning and Sanitizing Systems (Hollywood Industry)
 
February
General Manager with Green Track Record Determined to Transform Chicago Area Hilton Hotel (Green Lodging News)
Healthy Chicago Eats (Examiner.com)
Natural Nursery Paints (Kiwi Magazine)
WMU Recognized For Sustainable Cleaning (Clean Link)
WMU among four schools in nation recognized for sustainable cleaning (Western Michigan University)
Green Cleaning: Read the Label (American School & University)
University Earns Green Seal for Cleaning Operation (Grand Rapids Business Journal)
Green Cleaning: The Economic Case (Examiner.com)
Green Seal Celebrates 25 Years (Building Services Management)
WMU honored for sustainable cleaning practices (West Michigan CBS)
 
January
What to look for when reading cleaning labels (Today)
U.S. Green Building Council Appoints Vance Voss to 2015 Board of Directors (Green Technology)
6 Ways to Clean Your Place Like a Germ Expert (Shape Magazine)
Green Seal Launches New Client Services Program As Industry Marketing Leader Joins Staff (Clean Link)
8 tips to eco-friendly purchasing in the health care sector (DOTmed)
Green Seal launches new client services program as industry marketing leader joins staff (Healthcare Facilities Today)
The Evolve line of cleaning products formulated with the environment in mind (Casino Journal)
Green Seal Begins Client Services Program (Floor Daily)
Reduce Labor, Chemicals & Costs with Sustainable Floor Cleaning (Facility Management)
Green Seal Adds Client Services VP (ISSA)
 
2014
 
December
The Setai, Miami Beach encourages guests to plug in (Incentive Travel)
How to have a low-impact holiday (48 Hours/ South China Morning Post)
 
November
Help environment with green decorating tips  (Reading Eagle)
USGBC Announces 2015 Board of Directors (Buildings Magazine, High Rise Facilities, Interiors & Sources, Coatings World, For Construction Pros, Metal Construction News, Walls and Ceilings, (Floor Daily)
Evolve Cleaning Product Receives Green Seal Certification (Facilities Net)
Clearing the air: Healthier interiors in healthcare (Healthcare Facilities Today)
Green Seal Honors NCL for Sustainable Initiatives (CleanLink)
7 certification and labeling programs we can trust (Two Degrees Network)
A Guide to Green Paint Certifications (Buildings Magazine)
Recap Of GreenBuild 2014 - Green Is Definitely Happening (CleanLink)
 
October

Green Seal Proposes Environmental Innovation Standard (Environmental Leader)
Associations awarded green office grants (Conference & Incentive Travel)
Mohawk Fine Papers honored for environmental efforts  (Saratogian)
Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean (Today's Facilities Manager) * Authored by Green Seal
Green Seal at 25 (GreenBiz)
Quest Resource Holding Corporation Launches the YouChange Eco-Friendly Marketplace (Penn Energy)
Chemical-Free Cleaning: Revisited (Food Safety Magazine)
Help the environment from within (The Daily Journal)
Create a green home with these decorating tips (Seattle Times)
Congressman Paul Tonko Presents Mohawk Fine Papers with Congressional Recognition for Environmental Achievements (My Print Resources)
 
September

Lotus® Pro Cleaning System Receives Green Seal GS-37 and GS-53 Certification (PR Web)
Green Seal awards certification to commercial laundry detergent (Laundry and Cleaning News international)
Go green when you clean (Ada News)
Schools accept ‘green’ challenge (Gazette Virginian)
Greening Your Cleaning Routine  (CustomMade)

August

Green Seal Seeks to Update and Expand its Paints and Coatings Standards; ACA Weighs In (American Coatings Association)
 
July
Evolve Detergent First to Receive New Green Seal GS-51 Laundry Certification (Miami Herald)
Going Green in Foodservice Operations (NACS Association for Convenience and Fuel Retailing)
13 Labels to Look for When Shopping & Considering the Planet (Care2)
Environmentally Responsible Boating (WEMU Radio)
Are cleaning products causing your headaches? (KSAT TV)
 
June
Talking Sustainability With Green Seal (CMM
MarBorg Recognized by Green Seal (Santa Barbara Independent)
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina recertified by Green Seal for sustainable lodging practices (San Diego Source)
Talking to pregnant women about toxic chemicals (Boston Globe)
Meet the Woman Behind Hidden Innovations at Mario Batali's Restaurants (Fast Company)
Dignity Health Hospitals Honored with Environmental Awards (CSR Wire
Why Your First Job Should Be an Internship (HighBrow Magazine)
Kaiser Permanente announces new purchasing rules (MD Journal)
The Carpet Guy: Cleaning During Allergy Season (iberkshires.com)
Urban farming – Chicago style (Food Business News
Green car owners overlook low rolling resistance tires (Modern Tire Dealer)
 
May
Tips for Creating a Balanced Restroom Cleaning Program (Buildings.com)
The Greening of Business Travel Gains Momentum (New York Times)
Green Cleaning or Greenwashing? (Today's Facilities Manager)
2014 Newsletter (Global Ecolabelling Network (GEN))
Sheraton Gateway LAX Hotel’s Ongoing Sustainable Journey Under New Ownership (Virtual Strategy Magazine)
 
April
How to know if your ‘green’ cleaner is really eco-friendly — a primer (Washington Post)
Mohawk Honors Earth Day and Green Seal Affiliation (Printing Impressions)
Sno-Isle Libraries earns Green Seal recognition for healthy, sustainable cleaning practices (Sno-Isle Library System)
 
March
How to Get On Board With Improving the Health of Your School (School Planning & Management)
Green Seal, Environmental Media Association, and the Westin Bonaventure Introduce a Book Signing & Conversation with LA Business Leaders and Environmentalists (Digital Journal)
Green Seal Teams with Hotel to Help Environment (Voice of America)
Green Seal Develops New Restaurant Sustainability Certification (Foodservice Magazine
Green Seal Launches New National Sustainability Standard for Restaurants and Food Services (Restaurant News Release
Cleaning Up Myths About Green Cleaners (Northumberland View
In the Light of Humane Nature (Uprising Radio)
 
February
Shades of Green Building Services relocated to the Green Exchange (Chicago Tribune
 
January 
Philadelphia Named One of Top Ten U.S. Cities for Green Meetings (Exhibitor
Event Planning Blueprint Shares Tips on How to Make the Most of Your Client Planning Meetings (Digital Journal)
 
 
 2013

    December
CodeGreen Still Going Strong at Caesars Entertainment Corp. (Green Lodging News)
Use Green Building Materials for a Nature Loving Home (Living Green Magazine)
Green Seal Clients 3M and Ecolab are recognized as two of the "Civic50" America's 50 Most Community-Minded Corporation (CRSWire)

November

Use Green Cleaners (Kiwi Magazine)
Are "Green" Hotels Really Eco-Friendly? (Green Living)
Protect Against Greenwashing (Green Cleaning Products)
UVa becomes 3rd U.S. university to earn Green Seal certification for healthy cleaning services (FM Link)
The Advantages Of Offering Green Cleaning (CMM)
Purchasing Services finds hidden green in commonly-used product (UW-Madison)
Focus on organic, seasonal foods fuels growth at FIG Catering (Medill Reports)

    October
Going Green: Top of Mind Concern, Bottom Line Results (Industrial Distribution)
Making Sense of Green Hotel Certifications (Meetings and Conventions)
Goleta Joins California Green Communities Program (Santa Barbara Independent)
Eco retailer woos cause-minded shoppers, (OC Register)
Your secret allergy triggers revealed, Health.com
Wausau Paper Reports Third-Quarter Results (Business Wire)
EMA Awards honor anti-fracking films and TV (Mother Nature Network)
Green Product Directory Simplifies Home Improvements in California (Digital Journal)
ServiceMaster Performance Has Received the Renewal of the Green Seal Standard for Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (SBWire)

  September
Georgetown Rowhouse Renovation Becomes LEED Platinum Showpiece (Jetson Green)  

August
  Greening your cleaning can protect your health (The Acorn)
Green Seal, With 83 Certified Hotel Properties, Moves Toward GS-33 Update (Green Lodging News) Charlotte Green Cleaning Company, The Cleaning Authority, Goes Paperless (PR Web)  

July
 
  Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards In The Professional Cleaning Industry (Cleaning Maintenance & Management)   Association for Linen Management (ALM) Journal (Spring 2013 Edition)   Green Seal Begins the "Green Seal Blog" (ThomasNet News)

  June 
  Experts Answer Questions Regarding GS-51 Standard     (Clean Link)
  How to Find Eco-Friendly Hotel Accomodations     (Real Simple)

  May
  Wausau Paper Unveils New DublNature Towel and Tissue Line (Market Watch)
  Whole Foods Market® reveals winners of its 2013 Non-Perishable Supplier Awards (Whole Foods Market®)
  SAVOR, Catering Division of SMG, Leads in Sustainable Practices (Exhibitor)

  April
  Eco-friendly Travel Tips - and Green Seal-Certified Hotels (Richmond Times)
  Kutol Products Company, Manufacturer of Hand Hygiene Products, Selected by Ohio Secretary of State as Significant Bio-Based Product Company (PR Web)
  Healthier Hospital Initiative Challenges Lead to Lower Costs, Improved Patient Health (Chemical Quality & Infection Control)
  Great Wolf Resorts Announces Largest Resort-wide Expansion in History (Sacramento Bee)
  O'Hare, Midway restaurants asked to go green (Chicago Tribune)
  Cintas Serves Up Restaurant Sustainability (Environmental Leader)
  Earth Day resolutions: How 'green' are you, really? (WTOP)
  Mohawk Recognized as One of the Greenest Organizations in the United States (Printing Impressions)
  Another step in sustainability: Recycled latex paint (Aspen Times)

  March 
  Cleaning Up the Cleaning Industry  (National Building Museum)   Is Your Cleaning Contractor Green? (Environmental Leader)
  Ozone Season is Coming... (Environmental Defense Fund)
  Green Seal Releases New Standard for Sustainable Industrial and Institutional Laundry Products  (BusinessWire)

  February
  Green Seal sets standard to reduce lifetime impact of laundry care (Laundry and Cleaning News)

  January
  Angie's List: Think 'green' with your next remodeling project  (ABCNews - Cleveland, Ohio)
  Green Seal releases new standard for laundry products (CMMOnline)
  Two New Laundry Standards from Green Seal (Happi)
  Major Companies Join California Green Communities' Efforts  (MarketWatch - Wall Street Journal)
  Cascades Tissue Group receives Green Seal recertification (Green Manufacturer)   History of Green Third-Party Certifications  (Environmental Leader)
  Cascades Tissue Receives Green Seal Re-Certification (Recycling Today)
  Green Seal Releases Green and Sustainable Resolutions for 2013 (Clean Link)

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