Trust Single-Use Microfiber Mops are Now GBAC STAR™ Registered

Woburn, MA – April 29, 2022– Lighthouse Environmental Infection Prevention has announced that Trust Single-Use Microfiber Mops are GBAC STAR™ Registered. Under the guidance of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, this organization’s offering aligns with the GBAC STAR Accreditation Program, and demonstrates cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention best practices that minimize risks associated with infectious agents like COVID-19.

As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training, and assesses readiness for biorisk situations. Being registered verifies that Trust Single-Use Microfiber Mops is positioned as approved for use with GBAC STAR protocols and standards and is on its way to becoming validated as meeting a higher level of cleanliness and safety.

“With so many options on the market today, it can be overwhelming for decision makers to select the best equipment, chemicals, or programs,” said GBAC Executive Director Patricia Olinger. “With GBAC STAR Registered, it’s clear which solutions and programs have been vetted by experts and meet a higher level of cleanliness and safety. This allows managers to better equip and train professionals so they can more easily and effectively uphold public health.”

To become GBAC STAR Registered, Trust Single-Use Microfiber Mops had to meet specific requirements including demonstrating advantages over existing offerings in terms of efficacy, cost, health and safety, etc., as well as show scientific evidence that it will make an effective contribution in preventing the spread of COVID-19 or any other diseases. Learn more about being GBAC STAR Registered at

About Lighthouse Enviromental Infection Prevention (Lighthouse EIP)

Lighthouse EIP is the worldwide leader in environmental infection prevention a title that we do not take lightly. Our primary objective is to ensure that your facility, whether it’s a cruise ship, hospital, research lab, office park or a baseball park, is 100% clean and safe amidst any environmental circumstances. Vetted for 10+ years in over 500 of the most demanding hospital environments, Lighthouse’s comprehensive product portfolio and customized environmental infection prevention programs deliver proven effectiveness that addresses the critical goal of reducing infectious outbreaks but goes even further to incorporate all aspects of maintaining a facility optimized for health, wellness, safety, energy efficiency, air purity and environmental sustainability.

Lighthouse provides a foundation of best-in-class products, training, compliance management, and environmental monitoring solutions to bring industry leading cleaning, infection prevention, and optimized environmental health and wellness programs to distributors and customers across the globe.

About GBAC, a Division of ISSA 

Composed of international leaders in the field of microbial-pathogenic threat analysis, mitigation, response and recovery, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, provides training, guidance, accreditation, certification, crisis management assistance and leadership to government, commercial and private entities looking to mitigate, quickly address and/or recover from biological threats and real-time crises. The organization’s services include biorisk management program assessment and training, Forensic Restoration® response and remediation, the GBAC STAR™ facility and service accreditation programs, training and certification of individuals and consulting for building owners and facility managers. For more information, visit

About ISSA

With more than 10,500 members—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, wholesalers, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners, and associated service members—ISSA is the world’s leading trade association for the cleaning industry. The association is committed to changing the way the world views cleaning by providing its members with the business tools they need to promote cleaning as an investment in human health, the environment, and an improved bottom line. Headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., USA, the association has regional offices in Milan, Italy; Whitby, Canada; Parramatta, Australia; Seoul, South Korea; and Shanghai, China. For more information about ISSA, visit or call 800-225-4772 (North America) or 847-982-0800.

Who Lighthouse EIP Services



  • Healthcare Facilities
  • Sports Venues
  • Schools & Universities
  • Retail spaces
  • Hospitality
  • Public Transit
  • Restaurants



  • Cruise Lines
  • Airports & Airlines
  • Banks
  • Casinos
  • Office Spaces
  • And more



  • United States
  • Canada


Recommended Technologies

  • Defender® is approved for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, on the EPA’s List-N
  • Trust™ single-use microfiber wipes and mops to optimize pathogen removal.
  • Application and dilution equipment specifcally designed for use with Defender® technologies.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) including coveralls, lab coats and gowns, face masks and respirators, gloves, and shoe/boot covers to prevent the spread of pathogens in any environment.