We keep us safe! In this moment of COVID-19, cleaning services are essential to the health and safety of our communities. NYC is home to nine immigrant-powered cleaning worker cooperatives offering their services to offices, construction sites, homes, and more. Get to know them. Refer them to your communities. Book their services. Let’s support a future where Immigrant-led cooperatives thrive.

APPLE ECO CLEANING is worker-owned, and worker operated co-op that provides sophisticated eco-friendly Cleaning services in the tri-state area. With a new model of job creation, job training, and social action that will create living wages jobs and provide training in green home cleaning.

Check out their website to read more about their services and follow them on social media.

BIO-CLASSIC CLEANING is a group of women striving to ensure a quality cleaning that allows us to maintain the health of our customers and the environment with bio-products.

Get 10% off your first cleaning. Call or text 718-715-3407 to inquire more and book their services.

BRIGHTLY® is a franchise of worker-owned cooperatives that offer eco-friendly residential and commercial cleaning services throughout the five boroughs of NYC. The democratically-managed Brightly® cooperatives improve working conditions, increase wages, and foster leadership and entrepreneurial development among workers. The rest two cooperatives are Brightly® Port Richmond, in Staten Island and Brightly® Carroll Gardens, in Brooklyn. Two new Brightly® cooperatives are currently in development in East Harlem and Washington Heights.

Read more information on their website, and book the co-op nearest you.

DAMAYAN WORKER COOPERATIVE (DWC) worker owners are well experienced, trained, reliable and trustworthy care providers. We are currently servicing NYC families, taking care of children and the elderly, and nurturing clean, healthy and safe homes and offices. We use non-hazardous and environmentally friendly green cleaning products in cleaning homes, offices, churches and sister non-profit organizations.

Call (212) 564-6057 or email DamayanWorkersCoop@gmail.com for more information

ECOMUNDO CLEANING is a group of mostly women (and two men), from Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, who have formed a cooperative business in order to ensure ourselves decent wages and healthy work conditions. We offer green cleaning services for homes, offices and businesses in the New York Metropolitan area. As both workers and owners of our business we have a special interest in providing the best service possible.

Check out their website for more information. Click here to book their services.

PA’LANTE GREEN CLEANING LLC We’re here to meet your home, office, and post-construction cleaning needs. We respond to all requests within 24 hours. Pa’lante Green Cleaning is a worker-owned cooperative that aims to improve the working conditions of its members through the creation of dignified living wage jobs and the development of leadership and workplace democracy. Pa’lante provides quality professional cleaning services that build a sustainable relationship between its members, the clients and the broader community through mutual understanding and the promotion of green products.

Read more about their services and book them online today.

MAHARLIKA CLEANING COOPERATIVE is a worker-owned business whose mission is to create sustainable, just and healthy workplaces for our community, clients and member-owners. We are committed to providing high quality, eco-friendly cleaning services while creating stable and decent jobs through promotion of democratic decision-making, education and living wages.

Check out their website for more information. To book their services, call 646.661.5650 or email info@maharlikacleaning.coop

Sí Se Puede/We Can Do it! Women’s Cooperative was founded in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, in August 2006, to bring together immigrant women to create a women-run, women-owned, eco-friendly housecleaning business. The cooperative is designed to create living wage jobs that will be done in a safe and healthy environment, as well as to provide social supports and educational opportunities for our members. Check our their COVID-19 Safety Guidelines.

Read more and book their services on their online website.

UP & GO is a web application for consumers to book home services from worker cooperatives. This joint marketing platform was designed with and is owned by the participating worker-owned businesses, harnessing the technology of today’s digital gig economy to enable gig workers to access reliable, good jobs.

Read more and book their services through their online website platform.

Gift cards available.

Check out their COVID-19 guidelines.

SUNLIGHT ECOSERVICES is a worker cooperative that aims to improve the working conditions of its members through the creation of dignified living wage jobs and workplace democracy.  

We provide professional cleaning services across all five boroughs of New York City. We strive to build a sustainable relationship between our members, the clients and the broader worker cooperative community.

Have any questions? Or want to add more NYC-based cleaning worker cooperatives to the list? Please reach out to Communications Manager, andrea@nycworker.coop

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