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Unico Green Janitors Portland OR

Portland Janitors Earn Green Certifications in Unico Sponsored Program

Unico Properties LLC is piloting downtown Portland’s first ever Green Janitor Education Program and has honored the inaugural group with the Green Janitorial Certification. The program provides janitors with accreditation in green building practices to help meet the latest energy, water and environmental sustainability standards.

The certification was conducted at Moda Tower in Portland, OR, a LEED-EB Platinum and Fitwel VRM certified building and financed through a partnership between Unico, SEIU Local 49, ABM Janitorial and a Portland Clean Energy Fund grant.

“We pursued the Green Janitorial Certification because it aligns with our efforts to prioritize sustainability and wellness in the workplace,” said Unico’s Keren Eichen in a news release. “Our janitorial staff are the eyes and ears of the building, and they are absolutely essential to the successful, sustainable operations of our properties.”

Pictured are the graduating janitors, along with members of Unico Properties, ABM Janitorial and the SEIU Executive Director. Photo courtesy of Molly J. Smith.

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