The Value of Clean

Categories: Janitorial


A modest investment in cleaning produces substantial returns, Presented by ISSSA: Advancing Clean Driving Innovation.

Sick Employees Are Costing You Money

7.7 Sick Days per employee per year Costs $225.8 Billion per Year

Cold/Flu Symptoms

Overall Loss in Performance by 3-8% dry eyes, itchy or watery eyes, dry throat, lethargy, headaches, chest tightness.

Dust Exposure

Affected workers’ cognitive skills by 2-6% typing, arithmetic, logical, reasoning memory, and creative thinking skills.

Unplanned absences cause workplace Problems

54% Decrease in Productivity/Output
36% Drop in Sales/Customer Service

How Does Clean Equal Green?


Reduced probability of catching the common cold and influenza


of surfaces contaminated with viruses reduced


reduced absenteeism

Common Surfaces with high levels of contamination include: Computer Mice, Keyboards, Desk Phones, Breakroom Sink Faucet Handles, Microwave Door Handles, Refrigerator Door Handles, Water Fountain Buttons, and Vending Machine Buttons.

Cleaning Has a Very Real and Measurable Value

2-8% Productivity Gain in a 100-associate office with an average salary of $25,000. This equates to $125,000 in Savings

Customers Prefer Cleanliness

  • In the Food industry customers prefer Cleanliness over Value, Speed, Convenience, and Variety.
  • Over 6 in 10 QSR Customers agree: If a fast-food restaurant is clean, they go there more often.
  • In the Retail industry Cleanliness ranked as the most important element along: Lighting Temperature Quietness/Music and Special Events.
  • 60% said a store’s environment encouraged them to buy more within the last month.
  • 94% of people would avoid a business in the future if they encountered dirty restrooms.

Clean Facilities are not just a cost. They generate revenue.

Improve your bottom line where you haven’t looked before, with a clean facility.


The Value of Clean

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