Custodial Care: Sustainable Practices

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Core Competencies: Facilities Management
Originally presented on May 16, 2013
This is the archived version.

Program Description


Program Description

The Custodial Care: Sustainable Practices online learning program provides valuable information for college union and student activities facility managers and others in charge of custodial care on campus. The program covers topics such as green cleaning, and ways campus facilities can save energy.

About the Presenters

Bill Brown, director of sustainability for Indiana University, is responsible for catalyzing sustainability initiatives in academic programs and campus operations at the Indiana University–Bloomington campus. Brown served as a member of the Greening of the White House national task group in 1993 and was awarded an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Presidential Citation in 1993 and again in 2008. He also received a U.S. Green Building Council national award for organizational excellence for his service on the AIA Committee on the Environment.  

Emilie Rex, assistant director with the Indiana University Office of Sustainability, facilitates long-term alignment of the internship program with the strategic goals of the Sustainability Advisory Board, communication with regional offices of sustainability for information sharing, and collaboration with students, staff, and community organizations to create educational programming and events promoting sustainability at Indiana University–Bloomington. She graduated in May 2009 with a degree in policy analysis with a focus on sustainable development.

Learning Outcomes

 As a result of attending this program, participants will know about:

  • Green cleaning on an institutional level
  • Ways to save energy in college union facilities

As a result of attending this program, participants will be able to:

  • Ask questions about sustainability and custodial care
  • Discover sustainable practices they can implement on their campuses
  • Learn more about sustainability

Updated March 30, 2015