Cleaning & Restoration Association News

Collaboration - What Makes the Clean Trust Tick

February 1, 2012
Last month we put out a call for volunteers - and you answered back with a resounding yes.

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SCRT Updates

January 12, 2012
The semi-annual board of directors meeting of The Society of Cleaning and Restoration took place in Atlanta GA on November 5, 2011
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CRA Unveils Training Schedule for 2012

January 4, 2012
The Cleaning and Restoration Association announces its educational lineup for the first half of 2012.
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The Clean Trust: Volunteers are the Foundation

January 4, 2012
January. It is the start of a new year for The Clean Trust. By the end of January, the new board of directors will have officially met and begin acting on the strategic plan in place.
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Why CFI?

January 4, 2012
Since 1954, the Carpet & Fabricare Institute (CFI) has grown to include Arizona, California and Nevada. We are one of the largest regional non-profit inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration associations in the country.
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PACR News and Updates

December 14, 2011
The Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration will continue to host IICRC/Clean Trust CEC Credit Workshops in Denver. 
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CRA: Where We've Been and Where We're Going

December 14, 2011
As the 2011 year comes to a close, the CRA looks back at our accomplishments thus far as a trade association.
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The Clean Trust

December 12, 2011
The end of 2011 has brought a lot of change to The Clean Trust - formerly the IICRC - with the two biggest being the restructuring and the new name.
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SCRT News, Events and Happenings

November 11, 2011
Connections in Las Vegas turned out to be an awesome event and, as usual, the SCRT had a strong presence there.
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PACR Continues Power Meetings Through the Fall

November 11, 2011
The Professional Association of Cleaning and Restoration will continue to host PACR Power Meetings/IICRC CEC Credit Workshops in Denver this fall.
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