Retendering the cleaning contracts for all ACT Public Schools was a daunting task. But Bridget and the Fresh Green Clean team provided the expertise and direction we needed to develop a solution that is flexible while providing the highest levels of integrity and protection for vulnerable workers.
Fresh Green Clean’s mission is to raise the safety, quality, sustainability and value of environmental cleaning services.
What do we do?
We help people who manage and deliver cleaning services to improve the safety, quality and value of their operations. We do this by providing expert advisory services, management training, documentation writing, program facilitation and monitoring tools.
Who do we work with?
We work with cleaning and facility managers from many different organisations across Australia. We help them to identify, manage and improve their cleaning practices and deliver quality outcomes.
We specialise in facilities that need quality cleaning performance. Sectors include: corporate, education, health, aged care, child-care and Government.
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About Bridget Gardner
Fresh Green Clean’s Director and principle consultant Bridget Gardner, is recognised as Australia’s leading expert in sustainable, safe and hygienic cleaning standards.
Bridget has been researching best practice in facility cleaning for over fifteen since she first launched a non-toxic cleaning business in 2001. She has continued to pioneer the Australian green cleaning movement through Fresh Green Clean’s training, advisory, tendering and auditing services which commenced in 2006.
Since then, Bridget has worked tirelessly to raise the professionalism of the cleaning industry. She is an articulate and well-informed presenter, and a regular contributor to industry journals including InClean and FM Mag. Bridget remains committed to professional development and is always attending courses and undertaking research to advance her own knowledge.
As a qualified trainer, Bridget authored and delivered Lennox Institute’s award-winning competency training program, greenRclean™. Bridget also represented the cleaning sector as a Director of the Construction and Property Services Industry Skills Council (CPSISC) for over three years, and is the technical expert in cleaning for the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star – Performance rating program.
Bridget believes that by raising the standards and professionalism of the sector, it will improve the public’s perception of cleaning services, and help to see this important role properly valued.
What people are saying...
- Stuart Hunter | Senior Project Officer | Infrastructure & Capital Works | Education | ACT Government
“Your presentation was sophisticated and articulate as well as passionate and inspiring. What a great combination!”Neri Brown | Planning & Building Enquiry Officer | City of Kingston
“The Green Cleaning Project trials have opened new channels of dialog that have been beneficial to all aspects of managing the cleaning contracts.”Colin McKibben | Leisure Centre Manager | City of Yarra
Bridget Gardner of Fresh Green Clean is the pre-eminent exponent of green cleaning in Australia. Nobody else has undertaken the research, testing and application of green cleaning methods and procedures that she has. If more people had the same drive and commitment as Bridget, our society and planet would be a much cleaner, healthier and friendlier place.John Laws
Director of the Australian Cleaning Contractors Alliance (ACCA)