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The Environmental Impact of Eco-Friendly Office Cleaning

Posted by ideadev | May 3rd, 2017 | Categories : Office Cleaning

Making the switch to eco-friendly office cleaning services can be beneficial to both you and the planet.

You can reverse your impact on the environment by choosing eco-friendly office cleaning services for your building. By making this switch, you can keep your energy use, natural resource consumption, and air quality impact at an all-time low.

Over the years, the widespread reliance on chemical cleaning products has negatively impacted local and global environments. The creation of these unsustainable products consumes an excessive amount of energy and contributes to the depletion of natural resources. You can avoid contributing to this drain on the environment by selecting eco-friendly office cleaning companies to service your building.

Energy Consumption Reduction

In the manufacturing world, producers of bulk chemicals consume over 20 percent of the total energy used in this industry. To become commercially available as cleaning products, these chemicals must also go through additional manufacturing processes, including a demanding packaging procedure.

Eco-friendly cleaning products, on the other hand, are derived from naturally occurring substances, which dramatically decreases energy demands during the manufacturing and packaging process. In most office environments, these substances work just as effectively as their traditional chemical counterparts to ensure each cleaning procedure can be completed without a reduction in quality.

Natural Resource Preservation

With over 6.2 billion pounds made and used every year, chemical cleaning products utilize an excessive amount of raw materials for their base compounds and packaging. Green products minimize packaging by using concentrates that are mixed on site instead of tons of ready to use bottles

Furthermore, the caustic nature of harsh chemical cleaning products demands that manufacturers utilize an excessive amount of heavy-duty packaging to contain their products. Eco-conscious cleaning companies avoid depleting natural resources in this manner by using sustainable cleaning products to restore the beauty of the buildings they service.

Air Quality Protection

The manufacture of chemical cleaning products contributes to the release of pollutants in the atmosphere. The manufacturing process releases dozens of potentially harmful pollutants into the atmosphere, including benzene, acetone, and sulfur dioxide.

Further, when traditional chemicals are applied to indoor surfaces, formaldehyde, butoxyethanol, ammonia and other dangerous substances may circulate through the air space for an extended period of time.

On the other hand, the cleaning products used by eco-friendly office cleaners are able to clean your space without exposing you to as many substances that damage air quality.

Finding Eco-Friendly Cleaning Services

If you are looking for eco-friendly office cleaning services for your commercial building, contact the team at ServiceMaster Twin Cities by calling 877-461-1774 today. You will receive a personalized service quote based on your building’s layout and materials. Your custom green cleaning schedule will keep your building in optimal condition year-round while minimizing environmental impact.

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