Blue maintenance group

How to introduce the concept of blue cleaning to custodial staff.

When Allen Rudd first told his staff at the Temple University Health Sciences Campus that they would abandon the chemicals they had long used and start cleaning with tap water, they didn’t exactly boil over with enthusiasm.

Rudd, who is the director of custodial services, was instead met with the expected skepticism. “Quite naturally, no one believed you could do this with just water,” Rudd said in a recent webinar sponsored by the Healthy Schools Campaign.


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