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New white paper examines the impact of state level school green cleaning laws

Green cleaning in schools has long been championed by parents, school staff, sustainability leaders, and cleaning industry professionals, but what about by state leadership? Since 2006, 10 states and the District of Columbia have implemented laws which address green cleaning in schools. And while there has been an increasing push for schools, school districts, and states to adopt green cleaning practices, little work has been done analyzing the successes of these laws. Which got us thinking, what has been the real effect of state-level green cleaning policies directed at schools? For the past several months, the Center for Green Schools has reached out to various stakeholders and officials across these states to learn more about their green cleaning laws. These conversations, alongside policy analysis, research, and data from a national survey informed our most recent whit...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/new-white-paper-examines-im...

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