Clean Sweep – How a New Approach to Cleaning Commercial Buildings in the Twin Cities Can Protect Health and the Environment

This report by the BlueGreen Alliance and Minneapolis-based SEIU Local 26 examines the benefits of a shift to Day Shift and Green Cleaning in our nation's commercial office buildings to our environment and our economy.

January 26, 2010

Global warming and toxic chemical hazards are widely acknowledged to be the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Climate change is already affecting the Great Lakes region, with average annual temperatures rising, severe rainstorms becoming more frequent, winters getting shorter, and the duration of lake ice cover decreasing.

Clean Sweep: How a New Approach to Cleaning Commercial Buildings in the Twin Cities Can Protect Our Health and the Environment While Securing Jobs and Saving Money, a report by the BlueGreen Alliance and Service Employees Internatonal Union (SEIU) Local 26 examines the benefits of Day Shift and Green Cleaning to our environment and our economy.

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