Northbrook, IL, USA ― May 13, 2016 ― ISSA member companies; ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association; and ISSA green-cleaning partner, Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC), were awarded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award.
The award recognizes organizations that demonstrate commitment to the EPA Safer Choice program and its goal of protecting human health and the environment through the advancement of chemical safety. In addition to related participation efforts, these companies and organizations exhibit exemplary promotion of the Safer Choice label, which identifies products with less invasive ingredients, making the environment healthier and more sustainable for all.
The EPA presented awards to the following ISSA-member organizations in addition to ISSA and HSC:
- Bissell Homecare Inc.
- Clean Control Co.
- The Clorox Co.
- Jelmar LLC
- Osprey Biotechnics Inc.
- Seventh Generation
- Solutex Inc.
- Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
- The Ashkin Group
These 12 recipients of this year’s Safer Choice Partner of the Year Award were honored during a public ceremony, May 9, 2016, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
The leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide, ISSA includes more than 7,000 distributor, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, building service contractor, in-house service provider and associated service members. ISSA helps its members and their employees make valuable contacts through the industry’s largest cleaning shows, produced in conjunction with Amsterdam RAI, under the brand name ISSA/INTERCLEAN.
ISSA also helps increase members’ professionalism and success through its popular global website, www.issa.com, and by offering business tools, educational products, industry standards, publications, and legislative and regulatory services that specifically focus on the professional cleaning industry. It is through these initiatives that ISSA helps its members demonstrate the true value of clean to their varied constituents.
The association is headquartered in Northbrook, IL, USA, with regional offices in Mainz, Germany and Shanghai, China. For more information, visit www.issa.com, follow ISSA on social media at www.facebook.com/issaworldwide andwww.twitter.com/issaworldwide, or join the discussion at www.issa.com/linkedin.