Products with Less of an Impact on the Environment — it is Practically a Requirement
It’s taken years to get consumers and businesses to understand the harm toxic chemicals are doing to our health and the environment. If you are in commercial cleaning, this is an important article for you as it points out the importance of using “least harmful products” in your contracts. Many businesses are still holding back on this issue, but if you have this in your contracts when they’re ready to move on it, you’re already in compliance.
For residential cleaning, this could become an issue as people become more aware of the long-term effects of harmful chemicals used in cleaning their homes. For instance, if you’re using their products, you could be as risk for future health issues from breathing in toxic fumes. Conversely, if you’re using your own products, you want your customers to know that you are looking out for them and their pets by using green cleaning, natural cleaning products, or least harmful products. By including this in your cleaning agreement, you are proactively protecting you and your business from future claims. Of course, you want to check with your legal adviser to make sure you have the right language in your agreement.
The cleaning industry is swiftly making a change away from chemicals and towards products that will have less of an impact on the environment, end users and building occupants. Read the article…