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Children, teachers, janitors, and other staff members spend a significant amount of time inside school buildings and are continuously exposed to chemicals from cleaners, waxes, deodorizers, and other maintenance products. Green Cleaning improves health conditions for students and staff, reduces toxins that can contribute to asthma which accounts for more lost school days than any other condition, and uses safer cleaning products which improves the indoor air quality.
Did you know that the state of Illinois passed The Green Cleaning Schools Act in 2007 which requires green cleaning in Illinois schools, and that in 2009, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education developed and published a Green Cleaning Guide for Schools to help Missouri school districts employ “green” cleaning practices in their facilities?
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