ISSA named an EPA Safer Choice Partner of the Year
NORTHBROOK, IL —The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently named ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, a 2015 Safer Choice Partner of the year Award winner, according to a press release.
The Safer Choice Program, previously known as Design for the Environment, recognized ISSA for its efforts in “promoting green cleaning products and practices that create a safer environmentand healthy conditions for schools, work places, and communities. Partner of the Year Award winners represent a wide variety of leadership organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies, small- and medium-sized businesses, state governments and nongovernmental organizations.”
Among ISSA’s notable activities in support of the Safer Choice Program, is its efforts advocating for the use of safer surfactants by members of the cleaning industries.
ISSA and the 20 other 2015 award winners were recognized during a June 22 public ceremony in Washington.
“We are excited and proud that the EPA recognizes us as a Safer Choice Partner of the Year,” ISSA Director of Legislative and Environmental Services William C. “Bill” Balek said in the release. “We will continue to support the EPA Safer Choice program as part of ISSA’s mission to change the way the world views cleaning.”
In addition to naming the ISSA, the EPA also presented eight ISSA member organizations Safer Choice Partner of the Year awards, including The Ashkin Group.
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