West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum will host a luncheon discussion on sustainable cleaning practices and technologies for its May education and networking program on May 8 at the West Michigan Works! Grand Rapids Service Center.
Featured speakers include Daniel H. Montes, Vice President of Business Operations for Brilliant General Maintenance, Ron Segura, Founder and President of Segura & Associates and Kristen Trovillion, Sustainability Coordinator for Grand Rapids Public Schools. Montes and Segura will share their experiences creating and managing sustainable cleaning and maintenance programs for iconic technology and manufacturing brands in Silicon Valley and other markets in the Southwest and Michigan. Segura will also discuss common challenges to implementing sustainability programs with janitorial contractors and departments and how to get buy-in from internal and external providers.
Trovillion will highlight Grand Rapids Public Schools’ recent efforts to adopt green cleaning, recycling and sustainable facility management practices. She will discuss the unique challenges of implementing a program in a public school environment and progress to date, including lessons on process, savings and training that can be applicable to all facilitates.
Brilliant General Maintenance provides janitorial services to companies throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and Michigan. It is a national leader in the development of sustainable cleaning solutions, at the forefront of efforts to improve building maintenance through thoughtful process improvement and innovative technology deployment. It has demonstrated how janitorial efforts can advance sustainability goals well beyond the use of green cleaning products, including water conservation, recycling, zero waste initiatives, and robotics.
May Membership Meeting: Green Cleaning
Monday, May 8
12 pm to 2 pm
West Michigan Works! Grand Rapids Service Center
215 Straight Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
12 pm Lunch
12:30 pm Welcome and Introductions
12:40 pm Sustainable Facilities at GRPS
1:05 pm Lessons on Sustainable Cleaning and Facilities Management
2 pm Adjourn
$15 online / $20 at event Members
$20 online / $25 at event Non-members