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New Jersey Adopts Green Cleaning Plan

Recognizing that “utilizing less hazardous cleaning products in our State facilities and workplaces, and implementing measures to reduce exposure to those products, can minimize harmful impacts to office and custodial workers as well as improve air quality and reduce water and air pollution,” New Jersey Governor Richard Codey signed an executive order in January 2006 requiring State facilities to use only green cleaning products, defined as “having properties that minimize potential impacts to human health and the environment.” The order is online at For information on design for cleanability, see


Vol. 14, No. 9.

Published February 1, 2006

Boehland, J. (2006, February 1). New Jersey Adopts Green Cleaning Plan. Retrieved from

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