The average person spends 90% of their day indoors, and this amount increases during the winter months. Paints, carpets, furniture, plastics, HVAC systems and cleaners all can contain certain levels of toxicity often in the form of Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs) which can in turn increase indoor pollution levels to 5-10x that of outdoors.
Stratus Building Solutions is a unique franchising company offering multiple levels of investment opportunities to fit the needs of different entrepreneurs. Our single-unit franchise opportunities operate as Stratus local cleaning experts providing services to janitorial franchise customers, where our area-developer or master franchsies operate as the sales and support centers for our single-unit franchsies.
Have you ever walked into a building and have it reek of bleach, Pinsol, or fresh paint and instantaneously you have a headache, eye irritation, nausea or become dizzy? These symptoms are caused by exposure to VOCs (or volatile organic compounds) that are emitted by different materials and chemicals frequently used in buildings, most commonly cleaning supplies. Concentrations indoors are often 10x higher than outside, leaving many with short-term and can even have long term side effects.
The tips are designed to help office facilities develop more effective and comprehensive recycling initiatives. With a solid recycling program, companies can reduce their carbon footprint while also saving money.
“Now we want to focus on making recycling easy and consistent,” says Doug Berjer, product manager for CFR. “Many times, office recycling programs fall apart simply because staffers find them difficult to follow or easy to forget.”
The sound of “being your own boss” has quite a ring to it. What’s more is it’s not just a distant dream; it’s actually possible.
There is a lot of research that goes into discovering what option is right for your circumstances. Many people gravitate toward franchising as it provides a successful business model for you to follow. There isn’t time and money spent trying to establishing yourself and it’s a good fit for people who don’t have a lot of experience in business ownership, but still want to give it a try.
So you are considering owning your own business? There are a number of options you have: starting your own idea, buying an existing business or franchising. Franchising is on the rise with the surge of people wishing to go into business for themselves. It is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking to run a profitable business while having the support of a proven and established corporate model.