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The Real Costs of Institutional "Green" Cleaning

@inproceedings{Espinoza2010TheRC,
  title={The Real Costs of Institutional "Green" Cleaning},
  author={T. Espinoza and C. Geiger and Iryna Everson},
  year={2010}
}
  • T. Espinoza, C. Geiger, Iryna Everson
  • Published 2010
  • Business
  • Executive Summary The purpose of this study was to get more objective information on the relative costs of environmentally preferable (“green”) cleaning products relative to conventional cleaning products. Existing literature on the subject showed institutional-grade green cleaning products as cost competitive or slightly more expensive than their conventional counterparts. The literature shows that green cleaning practices offer opportunities for cost savings, for example, through reduced use… CONTINUE READING
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