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Green Cleaning in Schools: A Guide for Advocates

2010 | Download

Often, the very products used to keep schools clean and healthy contribute to poor indoor air quality, seriously affecting those with asthma or other respiratory problems. This guide provides information and strategic guidance on how parents, students, and other advocates can work with their school district and others to improve indoor air quality by switching to certified green cleaning products. 

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Created by PHI's Regional Asthma Management and Prevention program, this guide provides: 

  • Information on why green cleaning in schools is important
  • Four steps you can take to initiate change in your schools
  • Fact sheets on the health and environmental impacts of traditional cleaning products and the ways some schools have saved money using certified green cleaning products
  • Tips on developing your message
  • Resources on how schools can implement the use of green cleaning products
  • Links to sample letters, presentations, and policies

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