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3M™ Sustainable Floor Care Solutions

Companies everywhere are looking for fast, safe, effective, sustainable solutions for keeping their facilities looking their best. 3M has responded with a line of products that are not just more sustainable and environmentally preferable, but also help reduce costs, improve safety and maximize the efficiency of facility maintenance professionals. At 3M, we’ve made sustainability an art form.

  • 3M Floor Pads

    3M™ Floor Pads

    The right abrasive paired with the proper fibers using proprietary manufacturing techniques yields a pad that is durable and reusable, helping to postpone end-of-life disposal to landfills.

    Beginning in March 2014, the polyester fiber used to make a range of 3M™ Floor Pads* will contain a minimum of 50% post-consumer recycled content. The recycled polyester fiber used is third-party certified for post-consumer recycled content.

    *3M™ Floor Pad families include: 3200, 3300, 3400, 3500, 5000 and 5100.
  • 3M Hard Floor Protection

    3M™ Hard Floor Protection

    Scotchgard™ Floor Protectors help reduce worker and environmental exposure to harsh floor stripping chemicals, because stripping is not recommended for maintenance. Eliminating stripping operations also helps reduce water use associated with maintenance, and may help customers meet local wastewater discharge requirements. Formulated without fluorochemicals, APEs (alkylphenol ethoxylates), or NPEs (nonylphenol ethoxylates).

  • 3M Hard Floor Care Maintenance

    3M™ Hard Floor Care Maintenance

    3M™ Neutral Cleaner Concentrate meets Green Seal™ Standard GS-37 based on effective performance, concentration of product, minimized/recycled packaging, and protective limits on VOCs and human and environmental toxicity. Green

    Designed to deliver each of the Scotchgard™ Floor Protectors, the 3M™ Easy Shine Applicator System is easy to use and reduces amount of floor finish needed and amount entering the waste stream compared to mop and bucket application.

    The 3M™ Easy Trap Duster System traps and holds 4-6 times more dust, dirt, sand and hair than traditional mops—it’s the more efficient way to dust. Beginning in March of 2014, Easy Trap Duster cloth will contain an minimum of 60% recycled product.

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