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ACI External Awards Programs   Honors for ACI

The American Cleaning Institute honors individuals and groups through a variety of award programs for their efforts in promoting the goals of the cleaning product and oleochemical industries.

  • ACI Elva Walker Spillane Distinguished Service Award
    Recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to ACI and the cleaning products or oleochemical industries.
  • Clean and Healthy Families & Communities Award
    Formerly known as the "Clean Homes...Safe and Healthy Families" Program Award of Excellence, this award is for members of the National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) honoring outstanding educational programming efforts that utilize any of ACI’s educational materials and promote the connection between cleanliness and health.
  • Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It's a SNAP! National Award
    An annual awards program that recognizes middle schools for handwashing initiatives that improve health and reduce absenteeism. National award recipients receive an all-expense paid trip for three students to Washington, DC. Two runner-up schools each receive a cash award. The awards program is a joint project of the American Cleaning Institute and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Distinguished Paper Award
    Presented annually to the authors of the best technical paper appearing during the preceding year in the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents (JSD), a publication of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).
  • ACI/NBB Glycerine Innovation Award
    Sponsored by the American Cleaning Institute and the National Biodiesel Board (NBB), this award recognizes outstanding achievement for research into new applications for glycerine with particular emphasis on commercial viability.

Honors for ACI

The American Cleaning Institute also receives honors for its work and outreach efforts. Click the links below to learn more: