Stone Mills Cleaning Services

Member Since: 2017

Baseline Year: 2017

Baseline GHG Emissions: 4.36 tonnes CO2-equivalent


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About the Member:

  • Established in 2012 Stone Mills Cleaning Services provides high quality, efficient and trust-worthy residential cleaning services to clients in Kingston, Napanee, Stone Mills, Loyalist Township and South Frontenac. As a result of its focus on service excellence, personalization, and valuing its staff the company is growing rapidly. Already a Living Wage Employer the company joined Sustainable Kingston's Green Economy program to strengthen its existing environmental commitments and support local climate action.

Highlighted Sustainability Projects:


  • Winner of the - Innovation Award at the 2019 Evening of Recognition!

  • Rachel Melbourne, Stone Mills' business owner, was nominated for the SK Sustainability Champion award at the 2018 Evening of Recognition!

  • Paperless operation policy: e-sign contracts, e-invoicing, digital calendars and schedules, online training resources, online Inventory, and bank statements

  • Switch to 100% all eco-friendly and eco-safe products

  • Replacement of paper towel with microfibre cloths so that all cleaning tools are washable and reusable

  • First member to become a living wage certified employer.

  • Purchased 5 tonnes of carbon offsets to make the business carbon negative for 2018

  • Converted heat from oil to propane

  • Switched 100% lighting to LED. Outside lights have timers and sensors and installed motion-sensitive LED lights for inside

  • Reduced 8% of GHGs

 Greenhouse Gas Emissions