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GREEN CLEANING
COMMITTED TO PROVIDING A HEALTHY,
SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT TODAY
AND FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

PMM Companies is committed to providing property and building management with the most environmentally responsible cleaning and facility maintenance solutions. PMM Companies' Green Cleaning Program means combining certified chemicals, tools, equipment, training and processes to reduce the environmental footprint for future generations and create a healthy work environment for all your occupants. Whether you’ve become an expert on cleaning green or are just wondering where to begin, PMM Companies can help. We also understand implementing a successful green program is a process that involves a team approach between facility management and PMM Companies. Successful implementation requires the participation and understanding of everyone who occupies, maintains and cleans a facility.

PMM Companies stands ready to implement our proven Green Cleaning Program at your facility. PMM Companies is GS-42 Green Seal™ Certified and proud to state that 100% of our buildings are utilizing green cleaning policies and procedures. Whether you are working toward LEED certification or merely want to promote a healthy, green cleaning program, PMM Companies can deliver the service that meets your needs and expectations. PMM Companies also takes a broader approach to sustainability and the environment and offers other “green” maintenance services that go beyond cleaning green. PMM Companies can assist you in implementing an effective recycling program, installing touch less water conservation equipment, reducing harmful sewage and guide you toward more energy-efficient HVAC systems. Just ask us!

USE OF GREEN CLEANING CHEMICALS AND PRODUCTS
PMM Companies is committed to purchasing and using cleaning products that are designed to minimize the negative impact on public health and the environment. All products and chemicals either meet or exceed the EPA’s published guidelines or have been certified as environmentally preferable by leading independent organizations such as Green Seal™.
  USE OF EFFECTIVE JANITORIAL EQUIPMENT
All of PMM Companies' staff has been trained in green standards, products and product implementation from the Building Wellness Institute. Color-coded micro-fiber dusting cloths and flat mops are used to collect dust and dirt. A self-contained Bucketless Mopping System dispenses cleaning fluid directly from the reservoir, and is designed to use fewer chemicals and uses only 10% of water required by conventional mopping methods. HEPA Filter Backpack vacuums are used to remove 99.9% of the dirt and allergens from flooring and surfaces. Hands-free paper towel dispensers minimize waste and prevent cross-contamination.

BASIC PROCEDURES OF GREEN CLEANING PROGRAM
PMM Companies' green cleaning procedures are initially focused on preventative measures. An important goal is to trap and remove dirt and pollutants before they enter the building and prevent cross-contamination. In addition, particles and chemicals in the air are minimized mechanically by capturing dust and dirt, using course spray for chemicals and applying the cleaner to the cloth rather than spraying the surface to be cleaned. A chemical management system accurately dilutes the product. Vacuum bags are emptied at the end of each shift plus we focus on touch-points such as doorknobs and fixtures. Restroom disinfectant is applied properly to ensure dwell time, so soil is thoroughly removed and fewer products used.

QUALITY ASSURANCE AND OTHER CONSIDERATIONS
The PMM Companies Green Cleaning Program understands that keeping your green program cutting edge requires room for evaluation, change and growth. “Green” is in a constant state of improvement and a key part of any green program needs to be the evaluation and implementation of newer products, equipment, technology and procedures.

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