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First Certified Green Cleaning Services Span the US

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Green Seal

Green Seal, Inc. today announces three cleaning services, in Maryland, Wisconsin and Washington, have been awarded certification under GS-42, its environmental standard for green cleaning services that help protect human health and the environment. After a stringent application process and an on-site audit, three major US cleaning services are now licensed to provide a Green Seal-Certified service to their customers.

"Certification under GS-42 proves that a service uses products and equipment that have less impact on the environment, and has adopted processes and procedures that protect the health of workers as well as building occupants," said Mark Petruzzi, VP of Certification for Green Seal. Green cleaning --- high performance cleaning with minimum health or environmental damage --- is in demand. Many contractors are claiming to offer a "green" service. Now, with Green Seal(TM) certification, building and facility managers can be assured that they are hiring a service that is truly green in every aspect of its operation.

GS-42 Certified Cleaning Companies

Green Seal is pleased at the response from the cleaning industry to be GS-42 certified. CleanPower L.L.P. is the first building service contractor in the US to achieve Green Seal-Certification.

CleanPower is the largest full-service cleaning contractor in Wisconsin and employs more than, 2,225 people in over 600 locations. CleanPower offers the EmeraldSolutions Green Seal-Certified janitorial service.

ABM Janitorial Services-Seattle-Tacoma Intl. Airport, a subsidiary of ABM industries Inc., has been certified for its Green Care Service program at Sea-Tac Intl. Airport in Seattle. ABM Janitorial Services is a national company based in San Francisco, CA with branch offices located across the county. With over 95 years of facility cleaning experience, they provide a full range of cleaning services throughout the industrial, institutional, and commercial sectors.

C.J. Maintenance Environmentally Preferred Green Cleaning Solution cleaning program is the first cleaning service on the east coast to achieve Green Seal certification. Based in Columbia, MD, CJ Maintenance employs over 600 workers and has provided cleaning services to building owners and management companies along the Baltimore-Washington corridor since 1985.

The Scope of GS-42

The new standard established requirements for cleaning service providers includes in-house and external cleaning services. Green cleaning encompasses all indoor activities typically required to clean commercial, public venues and industrial buildings. Residential cleaning is not covered by GS-42. Links to the new certified services can be found at http://www.greenseal.org/findaproduct/index.cfm#cleaningservices. More information is available on the Green Seal web site: http://www.greenseal.org

About Green Seal Inc.

The non-profit Green Seal, based in Washington D.C. has been identifying products and services that protect the environment from toxic chemicals, noxious fumes and wasted resources since 1989. Using a life-cycle assessment-based system, Green Seal is the premier independent ecolabel in the U.S. and helps define what "green" really means, guiding consumers and purchasers to make the right choice.

Specialized in: Green Cleaning
URL: http://www.greenseal.org
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