Sustainable Cleaning Solutions – How Commercial Cleaning can be Eco-Friendly

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If you run a business, you need to consider sustainability and your company’s carbon footprint as part of your ESG strategy. There are many ways to improve your company’s performance, such as encouraging the use of public transport or allowing for remote and hybrid working. But did you know that your commercial cleaning services can be sustainable too?

The Importance of Commercial Cleaning

Keeping your commercial space clean and tidy not only makes it look nicer for staff and visitors; it also improves productivity and wellbeing. If you take pride in your offices, a regular cleaning service can reduce your team’s stress, improve their wellbeing, and help you focus on growing your business.

All of our cleaners take great pride in their work. Other cleaning service providers hire workers who are just there to get the job done, whereas our specially selected professionals are supported to go above and beyond.

Eco-Friendly Commercial Cleaning

Cleaning offices and other commercial spaces needs to be done properly, and with sustainability in mind. Some cleaning products and processes may get the job done but are harmful for the environment.

Using disposable or poor-quality cleaning materials or ready to use cleaning products produces unnecessary waste which ends up in landfill.  While the careful selection of cleaning products can make an immediate difference to more vulnerable members of staff and visitors and of course our cleaners.

So how do you clean sustainably without cutting corners?

How to Clean Sustainably

There are 3 things to consider when the goal is eco-friendly cleaning:

  1. Green cleaning products –Products that are free from harmful chemicals, toxins, and bleach but are tried, tested and trusted to get the job done
  2. Eco-friendly equipment – Using the right equipment helps to minimise environmental impact. Selecting the right equipment for the right job saves energy and reduces waste, and our repairs team means equipment is repaired quickly and efficiently rather than thrown away.
  3. Waste Management – Cleaning supplies that are highly concentrated and in packaging with a high recycled content, means plastic waste is kept to a minimum.
  4. Reduced Road Miles – Efficient order processes and consolidation of supply for stock replenishment reduces road miles.

However, this doesn’t matter if the cleaners themselves don’t know how to clean sustainably. We offer comprehensive training for all of our cleaners. Part of this is a focus on sustainable cleaning, so they can clean in an eco-friendly way from day one.

Sustainable Cleaning Supplies

The quality cleaning supplies we use are chosen with sustainability in mind. These include:

  • Energy-efficient vacuums
  • Washable cloths, mops and cleaning materials
  • Chemical free cleaning fluids
  • Effective dosing systems for cleaning fluids

Alternative packaging to reduce plastic waste

We order everything in bulk, ensuring that our cleaners always have the supplies you need, and can therefore clean your commercial space as thoroughly as possible.

Why Eco-Friendly Cleaning is Essential for Offices

Hiring a cleaning service that cares about sustainability does more than just reduce your overall carbon footprint.

As mentioned earlier, the health and wellbeing of your team is always a major focus for a business owner. By using sustainable cleaning methods, tools, and cleaning supplies, we help to keep you and your team safe.

Allergens to chemicals found in some cleaning supplies are surprisingly common and can cause breathing difficulties, and skin reactions. By using toxin-free supplies that can be disposed of sustainably, it prevents any bad reactions.

Other common allergens are dust, pollen, and mould. Offices