Cleaning ProductsSafer, effective green cleaning products are widely available and highly cost effective. Green cleaning products:
You can purchase green cleaning chemicals and products from state contract 00812 and cooperative purchasing contracts.
When Metro Transit in King County switched to a green cleaning program, they cut the number of chemical types purchased from 30 to 2. They also reduced the overall quantity of cleaning products used. The county purchases concentrated products in bulk (55 gallon drums) and then dilutes per application, which reduces shipping costs and waste.
The chemicals purchased by King County are certified green by Green Seal, an independent third party standards and certification program. Green cleaners keep harmful chemicals out of the indoor air environment, drinking water, and marine environments.
How do you know if a cleaning product is "green"?
Look for green cleaning chemicals certified by:
For Buy Green technical assistance contact:
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