Green Cleaning Products & Practices for Hoteliers
September 30, 2010
Introduction - 5 min.
A Primer on Green Cleaning Products & Practices - 40 min. [PDF]
Presenter: Stephen Ashkin, President , The Ashkin Group, LLC. (www.ashkingroup.com)
Mr. Ashkin has worked professionally in the cleaning industry since 1981 and on green cleaning since 1990. He is not only President of The Ashkin Group, but also Executive Director of the Green Cleaning Network - both based in Bloomington, Indiana. He is the coauthor of The Business of Green Cleaning and Green Cleaning for Dummies. He has played a pivotal role in setting industry standards, promoting environmentally preferable products, and advocating for socially responsible practices.
Case Study: Successful Implementation of Green Cleaning - 20 min. [PDF]
Presenters: Pascale Schlaefli, General Manager and the Executive Housekeeper of The Eliot Hotel in Boston, MA, which is a 95-room luxury hotel that has become one of the city's premier green lodging properties (eliothotel1-px.rtrk.com). Both of these presenters were extensively involved in implementing green cleaning at the Eliot.
Questions & Discussion - 25 min.