Starting Your Green Cleaning Program Changing Cleaning Tools Microfiber Cleaning Cloths Ensure proper techniques - dust from top to bottom; always fold/ refold the cloth Microfiber Mops Lightweight Less chemicals Merlin Eraser Sponge . . . . . . Quieter . Holds dust . Constructed of unique material, just add water; requires no chemicals . Use Green Paper Products At a minimum, follow EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines for Sanitary Paper/ Tissue Roll towel and tissue reduce waste and refuse . . Use Green Can Liners Follow EPA Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines for Can Liners - 10 - 100 % post consumer content . Recycling Program Implement an effective recycling program - paper, cans, bottles, plastics, cardboard . Rinse food containers and soda cans to not attract pests . Train occupants so they understand how to properly dispose of refuse . Make occupants responsible for separating different types of refuse . . Consider other steps to " green" your facility: OmniAir Odor Management Systems Low VOC's No propellants Components recyclable No batteries TouchFree Devices - reduce cross- contamination AutoFlush for toilets and urinals AutoSoap Dispensers Auto Towel Dispensers Water Saving Devices AutoFaucet Infrared & Surround Sensor ZeroFlush Waterless Urinals Other Options . . . . . . . . . . . . Paper Items Bathroom Tissue Paper Towels Facial Tissue Paper Napkins 20 - 60 % Post Consumer Fiber 40 - 60 % 30 - 60 % 10 - 15 % Total Recovered Fiber 20 - 100 % 40 - 100 % 30 - 100 % 10 - 100 % Use this guide as a tool to get your Green Program started! Visit www. triple- s. com for the most up to date information on green cleaning innovations. 3
Entryway Matting Mat Recommendations . 80% of the dirt in a building comes from the outside. Carpet length should be a minimum of 10 - 12 feet. . A longer mat is better. It is important to guide traffic so that entrants walk the entire length of the mat. . The backing material is not specified by LEED. Triple S recommends rubber backed mats. The use of vinyl is highly controversial in the green community due to disposal issues. . Many mats comply with LEED. The mats featured are the most eco friendly. The following mats meet the criteria for the US Green Building Council LEED Rating Style Defender Renew ECO friendly matting traps moisture and dirt at entryways . A 30 oz. 100% Post Consumer recycled PET polyester fiber reclaimed from drink bottles. . Reinforced rubber backing keeps the face pattern from crushing, and is made from 15- 20% consumer recycled rub- ber reclaimed from tires. Backing with gripper tips for slip- resistance will not crack and remains flexible in cold weather. . Available with rubber or fabric- covered beveled edging that holds moisture. . Recessed grooves retain excess moisture. . Ideal for indoor/ outdoor use. . Clean with vacuum, hose or pressure washer. . Sizes: 2' x 3', 3' x 5', 3' x 10', 4' x 6', 4' x 10', 6' x 8.4', 6' x 12.2', 6' x 20'. Custom sizes to 61' long. . Certified slip resistant by the National Floor Safety Institute. Sunrise Renew ECO friendly, multi- directional pattern attacks dirt and traps moisture to keep floors dry . A 30 oz. 100% Post Consumer recycled PET polyester fiber reclaimed from drink bottles. Four half liter bottles are recycled for every square foot. . Reinforced rubber backing made from 15- 20% Post Consumer recycled rubber reclaimed from tires keeps the face pattern from crushing. Available in cleated rubber backing to help minimize movement on carpet or smooth back is recommended on hard surfaces. Custom sizes to 61' long. . Available with rubber or fabric- covered beveled edging that holds moisture and dirt on mat for later removal. . Recessed grooves contain excess moisture below traffic surface. . Ideal for indoor/ outdoor use. . Clean with vacuum, hose or pressure washer. . Qualifies for LEED Certification Points. . Certified slip resistant by the National Floor Safety Institute. 4 Contact Your Triple S Sales Consultant for a Complete Mat Program!