One of the most popular green product lines is manufactured by Elements. All Elements products bear the benchmark Green Seal Certification. The products and dispensers are environmentally safe. Some of the products include a peroxide powered cleaner and degreaser, an all-surface cleaner and an organic acid restroom cleaner along with a non-ammoniated glass cleaner and a super duty degreaser. For effective and proper use of these products, Elements recommends a combination of supervised education and training seminars. Like all green cleaning products, Elements’ cleaners are user-friendly with reduced health risks to workers and building occupants.
On Anderson Lane in Austin, good things are happening to one of the country’s largest office retail supply firms. Through Office Depot’s new environmentally responsible initiative coordinated with a commitment to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) certifications, the $15.4 billion office supply giant will be flexing its substantial green muscle in a number of constructive ways.In addition to creating a prototype Gold LEED® certified 20,000 square foot distribution center, Office Depot has also launched a stellar line of green products. In 2007, sales of these green products rose to $1.6 billion, more than 10% of Office Depot’s global sales.