Company Renews Partnership with Healthy Schools Campaign to Support Green Clean Schools Program
Bona, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today that it has received Green Seal approval on two of its Bona SuperCourt® cleaners as well as a cleaner within its Bona Commercial System™ line of cleaning products. The certification is part of an ongoing commitment by Bona to offer premium, highly effective, environmentally-minded products for hardwood floors. Bona also announced its renewed partnership with Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) to support the Green Clean Schools program. These announcements, as well as other innovations at Bona, are highlighted this week at ISSA/INTERCLEANⓇ North America, held in Las Vegas, NV.
“Environmental stewardship is core to our values at Bona. Achieving Green Seal approval is a milestone in our ongoing commitment to offering the best possible products for hardwood floors,” said Cate Vanegas, director of marketing, Bona US. “From office buildings to gym floors to the everyday home, Bona makes hardwood floor care maintenance easy and keeps hardwood floors looking beautiful.”
Green Seal, the nation’s foremost environmental certification body, provides science-based environmental certification standards that are credible, transparent and essential to helping manufacturers, purchasers and consumers make responsible choices that positively impact business behavior and improve quality of life. The recent certification of Bona’s products validates the company’s ongoing commitment to innovate safe products for the industry. The following products received Green Seal certification:
As a partner with the HSC’s Green Clean Schools program, Bona is helping schools and universities to support student health and wellness through green cleaning. Bona will participate in HSC’s Green Clean Schools Track at ISSA/INTERCLEAN to bring green cleaning to the forefront of hundreds of school and university cleaning programs. This year the Green Clean Schools Track, hosted by Healthy Schools Campaign and ISSA, will be the official education seminar package at ISSA/INTERCLEAN.
“Over the past 10 years, HSC’s Green Clean Schools has promoted green cleaning in schools through online resources, events, webinars, education and advocacy,” said Rochelle Davis, president and CEO of Healthy Schools Campaign. “This year marks the first year for the Green Clean Schools Forum which will bring together leading K-12 and university facility operators to raise awareness about green cleaning best practices, products and trends that will help them elevate their cleaning programs to new heights.”
Bona will also have a presence at ISSA on the show floor (booth #3887) showcasing the newly Green Seal certified products, its new cleaner dispensing system, and an opportunity to experience its full line of Bona Commercial System product, the Bona Abrasion System and Bona Athletic Floor Care products.
Bona is the first in the industry to develop a full system of hardwood floor finishing, maintenance and care products specifically formulated for the unique needs of athletic wood floors such as gymnasiums and basketball courts. Bona’s innovative dust-free sanding and GREENGUARD Gold certification on its waterborne products demonstrates the company’s commitment to the health and wellness of future generations.
About Healthy Schools CampaignFor more than a decade, Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) has been committed to making schools healthier places for all students. HSC’s important work focuses on supporting the health and wellness of all children and helps schools become vibrant places that support a healthy community. HSC’s programs work to transform school food, student fitness, the classroom experience, student health services and schoolyards. HSC helps parents, principals, teachers, school nurses and others implement change at the local school level with strong community support, and then use the knowledge gained through those on-the-ground experiences to advocate for student health and success at the state and national levels. To learn more about Healthy Schools Campaign, visit healthyschoolscampaign.org.
ABOUT GREEN SEAL, INC.Green SealTM, a nonprofit organization founded in 1989, is the nation's premier ecolabel, symbolizing transparency, integrity, and environmental leadership. Its flagship program develops life-cycle-based environmental standards, and certifies products and services that meet these standards. Green Seal standards cover 450 categories – from janitorial supplies, paints, and windows to restaurants and hotels – and are specified by 23 states and countless institutions. Green Seal’s science-based programs help manufacturers, purchasers, and consumers to make choices and improvements that are beneficial to human health, the environment, and the marketplace. For more information, visit GreenSeal.org, or call 202-872-6400. Connect with Green Seal on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Bona AB is a family-owned company founded in 1919. With its headquarters in Sweden, Bona is now present in more than 70 different countries all over the world through subsidiaries and distributors. We provide products for the installation, maintenance and renovation of wood floors.
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