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Customer interest in green cleaning questioned

January 1, 2007
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Tornado Industries’ recent e-Poll appears to question customer interest in using environmentally preferable cleaning products compared to that of jansan manufacturers and distributors.

Participants were asked as to how many of their customers have asked to switch from conventional to green cleaning products. Sixty percent responded “very few”; 20 percent indicated “more than half”; and 20 percent reported that a “quarter to about a half” of their customers request environmentally preferable cleaning products to be used in their facilities.

“It almost makes you wonder if green cleaning is of greater interest in the boardrooms of manufacturers and distributors than in millions of facilities cleaned every day,” said Jim Hlavin, head of Tornado’s business development division. “However, we know the interest in green cleaning, sustainability, LEED certification, and similar measures is growing considerably. It is just beginning to blossom.”

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