As all decisions are made locally, we are able to pay
special attention to the unique environmental concerns of the Pacific Northwest. Not only do we work here,
but we live here, and so when using cleaning products we must keep in mind the health of our children, our grandchildren,
and future generations. In looking at the companies where we purchase our supplies, we constantly remind
ourselves "there is no away" as in landfills. We try to be the best stewards possible when selecting products.
PBS has partnered with Diversey to implement a standard of Health High Performance Cleaning.
The cleaning chemicals we use in our buildings are Green Seal, LEED® certified products that are
better for the environment than standard cleaning products such as chlorine bleaches, phosphates,
and other harmful chemicals. Our products are biodegradable and are distributed in blending stations
rather than aerosol based cans. We also utilize paper products that are Green Seal and Forest Stewardship
Council (FSC) approved. Environmentally sensitive chemicals and paper products are key aspects of sustainable