Learn All About Green Cleaning With HSC’s New Webinar Series

  • April 10, 2013
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HSC is excited to announce a new, completely free webinar series on green cleaning.

HSC is excited to announce a new, completely free webinar series on green cleaning.

For those who want to get started on bringing a green cleaning program to a school, or for those who have questions along the way, we’re here to help. We've teamed up with experts in the field, including leading green cleaning experts, environmentally-responsible vendors, school nurses, administrators of successful green cleaning programs and many more.

Throughout the spring and summer, you will have opportunities to hear from our experts and learn about best green cleaning practices in these valuable sessions. Webinars are appropriate for a variety of green cleaning advocates, including parents, school administrators, teachers, custodial staff and school nurses.

Learn more about each one and register below!

Blue Green Cleaning: Beyond Chemistry

Date: May 7

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Identifying and using more sustainable cleaning chemicals is an important part of every green cleaning program. What is frequently less recognized are efforts to reduce the number of chemicals used in a program and the advances in recent years that have made this possible. In this webinar, speakers will share current advances that are creating opportunities for schools to clean with fewer chemical products through technologies such as water-based cleaning, microfiber and more.

Green Cleaning and Healthy Students

Date: May 30

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How do green cleaning programs support student health? How do you control the spread of infection and illness while maintaining a healthy school environment? What can school nurses do to support a green cleaning program in their school? During this webinar, content experts and building engineers will share strategies for identifying cleaning products that support student health without harming the environment and discuss how a green cleaning program can support school nurses work.

A School Administrator’s Role in a Successful Green Cleaning Program

Date: June 18

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How can a green cleaning program save your school and district money? What are the benefits of a green cleaning program to student and staff health and student academic achievement? How can you start a green cleaning program in your school or district? During this webinar, school administrators and building engineers will share strategies for implementing a green cleaning program and share the first steps, benefits, and challenges and solutions involved in creating and supporting a green cleaning program.

Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities

Date: July 30

Speakers: HSC, AS&U, Green Cleaning Network

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What is the green cleaning award for schools and universities? Why should I apply? How do I apply? This webinar will focus on the what, why and how-to of the Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities. Presenters will highlight best practices and practical tips for easily completing the application and will provide background and history on the award.

Learn from the Leaders

Date: August 6

Speakers: HSC, Howard Public Schools, Portland Public Schools, Temple University

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What are the first steps to beginning a green cleaning program? How do I build support from staff and district leadership for green cleaning? What is the newest technology in green cleaning? Winners of the 2012 Green Cleaning Award for Schools and Universities will discuss the highlights of their programs and share tips and strategies for starting and sustaining a green cleaning program.

A Teacher’s Role in a Successful Green Cleaning Program

Date: August 27

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What is a green cleaning program? How do green cleaning programs help students stay healthy and learn? What can teachers do to support green cleaning programs in their schools? During this webinar, teachers and building engineers will discuss strategies for starting and supporting a green cleaning program in your school and share the benefits and impact a green cleaning program can have on staff and student health and student’s ability to learn.

Learn more about the benefits of green cleaning and access the Quick and Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools on our website.