Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/7481/more en GCA 2017 Honorable Mention (Best New Program) Higher Education: Folsom Lake College, Folsom, Calif. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-honorable-mention-best-new-program-higher-educati <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>Program Information</h3> <p><strong>Total number of students:</strong> 8,000</p> <p><strong>Total square footage maintained:</strong> 500,000</p> <p><strong>Total number of custodians:</strong> 17</p> <p><strong>Total annual cleaning budget:</strong> $125,000</p></div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-honorable-mention-best-new-program-higher-educati" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-honorable-mention-best-new-program-higher-educati#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:22:00 +0000 69191 at http://asumag.com GCA Honorable Mention K-12/School Districts: Baldwin Union Free School District, Baldwin, N.Y. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-k-12school-districts-baldwin-union-f <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>Program Information</h3> <p><strong>Total number of students:</strong> 5,579</p> <p><strong>Total square footage maintained:</strong> 840,000</p> <p><strong>Total number of custodians:</strong> 67</p> <p><strong>Total annual cleaning budget:</strong> $250,000</p></div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-k-12school-districts-baldwin-union-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-k-12school-districts-baldwin-union-f#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:17:00 +0000 69181 at http://asumag.com GCA 2017 Silver Award Higher Education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-higher-education-university-michigan <div class="node-body article-body"><h3>Program Information</h3> <p><strong>Total number of students:</strong> 42,000 (12,000 residents)</p> <p><strong>Total square footage maintained:</strong> 5,200,000</p> <p><strong>Total number of custodians:</strong> 133 full-time (165 custodians)</p> <p><strong>Total annual cleaning budget:</strong> $6,338,000</p></div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-higher-education-university-michigan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-higher-education-university-michigan#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:12:00 +0000 69171 at http://asumag.com GCA 2017 Silver Award K-12/School Districts: Elk Grove Unified School District, Elk Grove, Calif. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-k-12school-districts-elk-grove-unifi <div class="node-body article-body">In 2000, the previous Manager for Elk Grove USD (EGUSD) began looking for less expensive, more effective, more environmentally friendly products to clean the growing number of sites in her charge. At the time the district was using about 15 separate cleaning products.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-k-12school-districts-elk-grove-unifi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-silver-award-k-12school-districts-elk-grove-unifi#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:08:00 +0000 69161 at http://asumag.com GCA 2017 Grand Award K-12/School Districts: Lake Washington School District, Redmond, Wash. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-k-12school-districts-lake-washington- <div class="node-body article-body">The Green Cleaning initiative at Lake Washington School District began in the fall of 2012 when the Custodial Services department started evaluating how to gain a sustainability mindset and approach that integrated all aspects of its cleaning program.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-k-12school-districts-lake-washington-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-k-12school-districts-lake-washington-#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:01:00 +0000 69151 at http://asumag.com GCA 2017 Grand Award Higher Education: Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich. http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-higher-education-western-michigan-uni <div class="node-body article-body">It isn’t easy being green; just ask Steve Gilsdorf and the team from Western Michigan University (WMU). Three years ago, the school started the journey to earn a Green Seal (GS-42) certification, and its hard work has paid off.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-higher-education-western-michigan-uni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-2017-grand-award-higher-education-western-michigan-uni#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:46:00 +0000 69131 at http://asumag.com GCA Honorable Mention Higher Education (Chemical Reduction): University of Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-chemical-reduction- <div class="node-body article-body">The Green Cleaning Program at the University of Tennessee began in 2006 when the school became the first university in the nation to be Green Seal Cleaning Certified.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-chemical-reduction-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-chemical-reduction-#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Silver Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 55101 at http://asumag.com GCA Honorable Mention Higher Education (Recycling): University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-universit <div class="node-body article-body">In March 2012, UC Irvine insourced the custodial services unit under the Facilities Management Department. The unit cleans more than 100 buildings and 5.4 million assigned square feet on a daily basis.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-universit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-universit#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Silver Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 55091 at http://asumag.com GCA Honorable Mention Higher Education (Recycling): Texas Tech University, Student Housing, Lubbock, Texas http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-texas-tec <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Tech’s University Student Housing department works diligently to create a standardized green cleaning procedure for custodial staff members.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-texas-tec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-recycling-texas-tec#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Silver Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 55081 at http://asumag.com GCA Honorable Mention Higher Education: Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-northwestern-univer <div class="node-body article-body">Aramark implemented its overall campus Green Cleaning Program in conjunction with the University’s Sustainability Department.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-northwestern-univer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/green-cleaning-award-schools-universities/gca-honorable-mention-higher-education-northwestern-univer#comments Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities Silver Tue, 01 Dec 2015 17:00:00 +0000 55061 at http://asumag.com Photo by Angelina Covelli, Operation Manager