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Sustainable Purchasing Guide for Cleaning Chemicals

Use this Guide When Purchasing:

  • General/multi-purpose cleaners
  • Glass cleaners
  • Floor & carpet cleaners
  • Non-disinfecting restroom cleaners
  • Specialty cleaners such as: degreasers, dishwashing detergents, laundry detergent, wood & metal polishes, and drain cleaners

Keeping your facility clean is one of the most important ways to maintain a healthy indoor environment, but using some cleaning products may actually increase indoor air pollution. Using products that meet the Minimum Requirements below will, when properly used, not only meet performance requirements, but also reduce custodial workers’ and occupants’ exposure to harmful chemicals.