Green Cleaning Spotlight: East Meadow Union Free School District, Westbury, N.Y.

June 08, 2010 | Written By:

East-meadow-activeion-200912 Congratulations to East Meadow Union Free School District!

In the Green Cleaning Awards
sponsored by HSC, the Green Cleaning Network and American School & University magazine, it received the School District Honorable Mention.

In 2008, the East Meadow School District — with the director of facilities and operations and a cleaning committee — expanded its green cleaning program and found new ways to go green. Green-certified products replaced ammonia- and bleach-based cleaners, diamond pads shine the floors and eliminate the need for floor strippers and wax, and microfiber mops keep floors cleaner than regular dust mops. New recycling and paper-dispensing methods use less waste and are saving money, too.

Read more in American School & University magazine!

To learn more about green cleaning, check out HSC's Quick
& Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools
, available free
online at www.greencleanschools.org.

Get email updates from Healthy Schools Campaign

 

Form submission subscribes you to the Healthy Schools Campaign Newsletter. To view and manage other options click here
Hidden Section

Note - updated to the HSC Newsletter list 1.3.2017 per the updated newsletter configuration