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GreenerBuilder 2018
A Seat at the Table for Janitorial Workers

GBCI: 0920016945

Empowering the eyes and ears of your building
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE



The Green Janitor Education Program has certified 870 janitors in 56 California buildings. This session will explore the program design, environmental results, and the social outcomes of this innovative collaboration. Come hear from a diverse group of women who are creating opportunities for everyone to partake in the sustainability movement!


  1. Referencing a new educational model that counts towards an additional LEED point, while enhancing social equity, environmental justice, and community quality of life.
  2. Exploring economic benefits and best practices in existing buildings for implementing a behavior-changing educational program
  3. Capitalizing on existing partnerships to create win-win situations for building owners, janitorial companies, and janitorial workers alike.
  4. Empowering change through sustainability workplace training for janitorial workers.


This course is a part of the following series:
GreenerBuilder 2018

This course is approved for GBCI CE hours, but is not available through Education @USGBC.


Created by



Maya Henderson
Veronica Rahn
Aida Cardenas

Other sessions included in that series:

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The Revolution will be Decarbonized

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Future Proof Your Building with Circular Design

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Rebuilding Resilience in the North bay

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Propelling the Healthy Building Movement Forward: The BHI Story

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Building Up, Building Power, & Building the Future

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All Buildings In: Focusing on Meaningful Impacts and Outcomes

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Triple Zero Takes Flight

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Building electrification pathways to sustainable energy future

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The Next Frontier - Zero Waste Systems

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Boost Productivity with Ongoing IAQ Monitoring

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Smart System Insights for Better Buildings