Meeting Green Requirements

Mission Janitorial works closely with industry standard-setting organizations to help our customers meet or exceed green regulations on national, state and local levels. Many of our Mission Earth green cleaning products are certified or recognized by such certifying organizations as Green Seal, Environmental Choice, EcoLogo and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) through programs such as Design for the Environment (EPA-DfE) and Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (EPA-CPG).

Our staff can provide expertise in regards to meeting the Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance (LEED-EBOM) V3 2009 standards. We make it easy for customers to meet the criteria in these standards through our green products and extensive industry knowledge.

 

Paper products and trash bags

We offer a selection of disposable janitorial products, including paper towels and napkins, facial tissue, toilet tissue, hand towels, kitchen towels and plastic trash bags that meet the following criteria:

  • Certified by Green Seal or Environmental Choice;
  • Comply with the U.S. EPA-CPG for Janitorial Paper and Plastic Trash Can Liners; or
  • Derived from rapidly renewable resources or made from tree-free fibers.

Cleaning products

Our customers can choose from our cleaning products inventory, including general-purpose, bathroom, glass cleaners, degreasers, hardsurface cleaners, carpet cleaners and upholstery products that meet the following criteria:

  • Certified by Green Seal or Environmental Choice; or
  • Recognized by EPA-DfE.

Disinfectants, polishes, finishes and strippers

We offer disinfectants, metal polish, floor finish and strippers that meet the following criteria:

  • Certified by Green Seal or Environmental Choice;
  • Recognized by EPA-DfE; or
  • Comply with the California Code of Regulations maximum allowable VOC content for their product category.

Cleaning Tools

Our environmentally preferable cleaning tools include maintenance equipment, microfiber cloths, mops and wipes, and other cleaning implements which are designed to use less water and chemicals.