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Everyone deserves a full life – one that satisfies across the board – not just one chapter of living. If you’re looking to reboot your financial security, achieve greater work and lifestyle flexibility, or expand your career focus, Clean Planet’s business franchises deliver the perfect opportunity.

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Why join Clean Planet?
For over 15 years we’ve been empowering New Zealanders to step into their own business shoes and do for themselves.

We’ve helped over 200 individuals and families nationwide successfully grow a life services business – from household cleaning to commercial cleaning, e-mowing, and car valeting – and profit from more flexible work and life balance.

Success is a team effort, so we provide ongoing training, mentoring, and admin support to grow our franchisees forward. We’re in it together.
Commercial Cleaning
Which business is right for you? – a Master Regional Franchise or Individual Franchisee business?
We have two types of franchise business opportunities available - the Master Regional Franchise and Individual Franchisee business.

A Master Regional Franchisee owns a ‘Region’, with the goal of driving growth across both customers and individual franchisee businesses within that region. This is typically a mid-senior level experienced role, with a focus on sales & growth, along with people/team management, scheduling and quality control.

You can find out more about our Master Regional Franchise business opportunities here:
Master Regional Franchise Opportunities
An Individual Franchisee will deliver the actual service to our customers – so a commercial cleaning franchisee business owner will be the one providing a quality cleaning service to offices, businesses etc.

We have a number of service focused Franchisee business opportunities available and you can get more information on these below.
Why buy a franchise business?

The benefits of owning and operating your own franchise business are extensive, here are just a few reasons to partner with Clean Planet:

  • High-growth confidence
    Cleaning – household and commercial – lawn mowing and car valet provide recurring revenue because demand for these services is constantly increasing nationwide.
  • 24/7 support
    You can be assured of ongoing administration, accounts, and customer service support so you can strive and achieve business goals.
  • Invoicing & guaranteed payment
    Not only will we process all of the invoicing for you so you can focus on a quality service and customer experience but we Guarantee payment to you. No more spending hours in the weekend chasing up slow payers.
  • Future-forward focus
    We provide up-to-the-minute training and development across all our life services so you can operate to the highest of standards, engage the latest technologies and communicate with confidence.
  • Mentoring and guidance
    Peace-of-mind for any business owner is knowing you have a trusted hand to turn to for advice, support and expertise whenever the time calls – we’re always within reach.
  • Marketing support
    Growing your business requires strategic and pointed marketing and advertising expertise to build a strong customer base. So, we deliver the tools, support and guidance to succeed.
  • Team Planet
    Partnering with Clean Planet means you’re a valued member of our nationwide team – a family of business owners who support, guide and help each other near and far.
Change is within reach

Too often we let opportunities pass us by – those that had the potential to create real change and make a difference in our lives. Don’t let this be one of those times. Our business opportunities span life services . . .

Commercial Cleaning

From large corporates to small family-owned operations, our commercial cleaning services cater to all and deliver greener, healthier working environments.

Commercial Cleaning Franchisee opportunities

Residential Cleaning

Our household cleaning services are fitted to the everyday demands of families big and small, ensuring they reap the benefits of a cleaner home and greater wellness.

Residential Cleaning Franchisee opportunities

eMowing and Grounds Care

Our lawn mowing solutions are tailored to businesses and households who want lawncare that goes beyond your average. Our electric technologies – from mowers, accessories to transportation vans – do better by the environment and our customers. Let us show you how to save at least $10,000 annually in fuel and maintenance costs compared to petrol equipment and vehicles.

eMowing Franchisee opportunities

Car Valet

Demand for car cleaning is ever-increasing, so we provide private vehicles, commercial fleets, rental and campervan businesses with car cleaning services that deliver cleaner, green products and sustain greater protective measures.

Car Valet Franchisee opportunities
Meet Our Franchisees

Learning more about the people behind the products and services you’re buying into, before you press go, is always beneficial. So, read on to meet some of our Clean Planet franchisee owners – hear their stories, share in their success.

Nelson Croos
Commercial Cleaning Franchisee Owners, Auckland CBD and North shore.

Nelson Croos is one of Clean Planet’s Commercial Cleaning Franchisee owners, working in Auckland CBD and Northshore. Born in Italy and raised in Italy and Sri Lanka, Nelson has been with Clean Planet managing his business for more than four years.

Over this time, Nelson worked to increase his turnover every year by taking over a few new sites at a time. Today Nelson Cross is one of the largest earning franchisees in Northshore.

“While I was working at Clean Planet, I worked as a duty manager in one of the leading hotels in the city center. Time management was the most important key aspect for me to perform my business and perform smoothly. To grow my business, I started to hire more staff every quarter and took myself out of the service and started managing the business” states Nelson.

Nelson was of the opinion that Clean Planet helped him to grow. Helped in owning and running the largest earning franchisee business in Northshore.

“I perform all the commercial contracts and all my commercial clients are easy-going and communication is simple. They truly admire Clean Planet’s service”

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Sheetal & Kritesh Kumar
Commercial Cleaning Franchisee Owners, Rotorua

Sheetal and Kritesh Kumar are one of Clean Planet’s Commercial Cleaning Franchise owners in the Rotorua region. Originally from Fiji, the Rotorua-based Commercial Cleaning Franchisee owners Sheetal and Kritesh Kumar stated that they wanted to run their own business and have excellent career growth by becoming their own bosses in their region, Rotorua. Owning a Commercial Cleaning Franchisee from Clean Planet was a wise decision that fulfilled the dream.

“I choose Clean Planet because of the ease of starting my own franchise. It is new in Rotorua, and it’s growing faster, so that means success for us as well. Clean Planet has supported us in purchasing and growing our franchise,” – says Sheetal.

Over the short period (6 months) as Franchisees, the couple now has a variety of customers ranging from Educational centres, Schools and Preschools. When asked about their growth with Clean Planet, the couple said, they have become successful business owners in Rotorua in a short time.

“Our Regional Master Franchisee Manager Praneel Nair and Clean Planet Head Office have helped us in establishing a customer base in Rotorua and further expanding up to the Tokoroa and Taupo areas.” – Sheetal added.

Sheetal further told us how finance was provided to her to build her dream with Clean Planet Franchise – “Head Office helped me financially, trusted me and financed my franchise. Hats off to MRF Praneel Nair. Always there for us. Always supported and guided us throughout our journey and still supporting us”.

She believes that anyone wanting to join Clean Planet will have access to a supportive Regional Manager and Head Office, who will help you out from purchasing the Franchisee to training and assisting customers.

John Sione
Commercial Franchisee owners, West Auckland.

John Sione is one of Clean Planet’s Commercial Franchisee owners in the West Auckland region. Originally from Tuvalu, John has been residing in New Zealand for over 30 years.

He has been an amazing franchise who works for one of Clean Planet’s biggest customers in the West Auckland region.

“I started my cleaning with Art Centre, Royal Oak – from there all customers were happy”. The support from the Head office and his Master Regional Franchisee manager was always helpful. “Manan, MRF manager comes into see my sites sometimes. Gives me all the help I need, he communicates with me all the time and bonds and won’t let us alone as just a franchisee. He makes sure he monitors and looks after the business” says, John.

John has been with Clean Planet for over 3 years now, working along with his wife and children. He has been in the cleaning industry for a long time, worked for different companies, and finally realized the difference between having his own Franchisee Business. After research, comparison, and analysis he found Clean Planet to be best suited to start his own business.

He states this is one of his biggest achievements, working with Clean Planet, and owning a business of his own.“Dreams come true – I am happy!” quotes John.

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Sera Bell
Commercial Franchisee Owner, Rotorua.

Sera Bell is one of Clean Planet’s Commercial franchisees in Rotorua. From a stay-at-home mum to a business owner, Sera has come a long way.

Sera proves that with hard work you can reach your goals. Being a mum to a 2-year-old and working as a franchisee business owner was a tough task. But with Clean Planet’s flexibility in the working hours, she was able to bring a balance to her own business and in being a mother.

When she is with Clean Planet, health, well-being, and safety are what are on top of her mind. The flexibility of working in one’s availability is another boon. “We receive the commercial clients from the Support Office and once the customers are on board, we enquire what their requirements are and clean the property accordingly with a starter kit provided – the only thing left is you copy that, run the business and the show begins” – Sera states proudly.

During the signing up process with Clean Planet, the MRF Manager Praneel & the Clean Planet Support Office staff have been very helpful. Praneel’s guidance throughout setting up the business and running it has been a boon. “He educated me communication is the best tool – it helps to understand and ensure our client’s requirements. He taught me not to defer learning and thus I have grown within my business”, says Sera.

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Ankush Bhagat
Commercial Franchise Owner, Waikato.

Ankush is the owner of a Clean Planet Commercial Franchise in the Waikato region.

Before joining Clean Planet, Ankush was working for a Franchisee owner. With Ankush wanting to start his own business, he decided to buy his own franchisee to start with. The flexibility to work around his time and Clean Planet as an environmentally friendly cleaning company in New Zealand were the attractive factors for Ankush in choosing to become a Clean Planet Franchisee owner.

He believes that he made the best choice in becoming a partner of Clean Planet Franchisee. He states that he is able to be flexible and balance his professional & personal life since he started his own Commercial Cleaning franchise with Clean Planet.

Ankush has been with Clean Planet for over the past 2 years as a Commercial Cleaning franchisee.  “I have been able to gain valuable experience with Clean Planet in what it takes to deliver the highest quality for our clients.”

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Savina & Narend
Commercial Franchisee Owners, South Auckland.

Savina and Narend are one of Clean Planet’s South Auckland Commercial Franchisee owners. Originally from Fiji, this franchisee owner couple has been with Clean Planet for over 3 years.

“Growing with Clean Planet was an amazing journey” states Savina. She grew her business with Clean Planet over the years. Starting from Papatoetoe and nearby regions she has further extended her business and shifted to the far south of Auckland to the Pukekohe region.

“We have numerous clients, the sites we clean are Home Care centers, corporate offices, pre-schools, and more…they have always commented on our good work!”

When asked about Clean Planet as a franchisee business and what they feel about it – Savina say’s “Clean Planet is a good franchisor to own a business with. All the managers are very approachable and mainly Brendon, our MRF manager, was very helpful. The head office delivers us training while we joined, and the field Managers of South Auckland – Sally and Prasant have always helped us to make our workflow smooth”.

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Rosey & Basant Kumar
Commercial Cleaning Franchisee Owner, South Auckland

Rosey & Basant has been with Clean Planet for over the past 12 years. They are one of Clean Planet’s longest-serving franchisees, who are running the Commercial Cleaning Franchise in the South Auckland Region.

Rosy & Basant are happy, hardworking couples with positive and can-do attitudes.

Rosy states that she is happy with Clean Planet’s management team and the support from Master Regional Franchise Manager.

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Roel & Mirasol Dacanay
North Shore

Roel & Mirosol live in Glenfield on Auckland’s Northshore. Originally from the Phillipines, they have been franchisees since 2012. Roel says, “Since we engaged in our business with Clean Planet, it has brought us tremendous opportunities because the company always given premium to its franchisees”.

Roel says he, Mirasol and his family are working together in our franchise, and they enjoy providing customer and giving the best service beyond expectation.

He says, “Being environmentally friendly is one of best reasons why we keep on growing and patronising the company for the better future of everyone”.


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Ernesto & Anna Lopez
Commercial Cleaning Franchisee Owners, South Auckland

Ernesto’s and Anna’s homeland is El Salvador, but New Zealand has now been their home for more than 13 years. They have more than $400,000 in turnover and run a large team of people to ensure they provide the very best of service to some of Clean Planet’s largest customers.

Their philosophy is: “use the right product, in the right places, at the right time, with the right person, and with the right attitude…” And the best thing? “The right relationship between the client, franchisor and franchisee.” Wise words indeed!


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Chandu Singh and Laurelee Rangiwai

Chandu & Laurelee started their Hawkes Bay franchise in January 2017, but in the short time since have built it to a turnover of $71,000. Their contracts include 2 small schools and ½ a dozen offices. Chandu and Laurelee say that starting a Clean Planet franchise has given them financial stability and the flexibility to work around their family and other work commitments.

They really appreciate the regular communication and contact with the Regional Franchisor, and it is always easy to sort out any questions or problems. They especially like getting the positive feedback from clients and Clean Planet.

Master Regional Franchisee Roy Boonen says Chandu & Laurelee “are doing great work, and have excellent communication skills. They deal with everything with a smile and clients regularly comment about how nice they are and how much they appreciate their help to keep their premises looking good.”

Nitin Sharma

Nitin started with Clean Planet in 2014, entering the company with Managerial and Supervisory skills, and a passion for quality and customer satisfaction.

Since joining Clean Planet Nitin has gained experience in retail cleaning, corporate office cleaning, and also laboratory and medical facility cleaning, all of which have quite specific demands. Nitin has very high customer satisfaction and therefore an excellent customer retention rate.

He is also the region’s hard floor specialist in stripping, sealing and general maintenance, and gains a lot of extra work in this area.

Farzana & Tilawat Hussain
South Auckland

Farzana and Tilawat are a successful business couple. They have their own job as Managers and also run a commercial cleaning franchise business with Clean Planet (work after office hours).

In a short time of four years, they have managed many commercial cleaning sites in South Auckland and very proud of what they do.

Their success is also Clean Planet’s success.

Mukesh Kakkar
South Auckland

Mukesh Kakkar [Mack] is originally from India however has called New Zealand home for seven years. Mukesh did his own research for Environmental Choice and Eco-friendly cleaning products for his own use when he stumbled upon Clean Planet. He was amazed by the business ethos of Clean Planet and decided to come onboard as a franchisee. Mukesh has been with Clean Planet for two years and found it very rewarding to work alongside a supportive and encouraging management team.

Mukesh won “Franchisee of the Month Award” – Clean Planet nationwide in March 2019.

Mukesh says: “Having a supportive management team, family who are all supportive with positiveness and dedication are the key to my success.”


Prasenjit Mahato

Prasenjit Mahato came to New Zealand in 2015 where he studied Hospitality Management. After graduating, he started work at Mantra Lake Tekapo where after 10 months he was promoted to Housekeeping Manager.

Being introduced to Clean Planet by Rahul and Pooja Gada, Prasenjit decided to join the franchise business as he was very impressed with green, eco-friendly cleaning and business ethos of Clean Planet.

“We believe in healthy cleaning to protect the staff’s health and the cleaners themselves. The training and induction part were conducted professionally to make sure we deliver excellent result to our clients throughout New Zealand, and now I have my own commercial cleaning sites.”

At the moment, Prasenjit is managing 6 sites covering office and warehouse cleaning.

The key quality to be successful in this job is to have an eye for details, maintain timely communication with clients and regional director and response to clients with positive attitude“- he said.

Prasenjit would like to send sincere thanks to the management team in Christchurch and headquarter in Auckland for their constant support with the franchise business.

In the long term, Prasenjit’s goal is to build the business steadily and maintain high standard in customer service.

Simranjeet Singh and Upneet Kaur
Simranjeet Singh and Upneet Kaur are originally from India. They have called New Zealand home since 2008. When they were looking for ways to earn a secondary income to have more freedom and to do business, they came across Clean Planet.
The couple started as part-time franchisee since April 2018 in Hamilton city with the package of $35,000. To date, they are taking care of 8 sites which cover corporate and factory offices, car dealer company and gym, fitness in the city.
The extra income can help them to have better lifestyle and more savings for mortgages. They also enjoy working together & spending more time together working on the same site.
Franchise FAQs
  • What types of business can I buy?
    A Master Regional Franchise (MRF) owns a ‘Region’ and represents Clean Planet with the divisional specific services in that region. This is a business with unlimited scalability that focuses on recruiting and supporting franchisee and business development. We have MRFs with up to 50 franchisees in their region. Income is derived from sharing the initial franchise fees and the ongoing royalty fees. There are also training, transfer and product fees.

    An Individual Franchisee performs the service to our customers. They focus on providing a quality service and excellent customer experience. Income is made on every job you complete. Franchisees can utilise family members or hire staff to service more customers and grow their business
  • What are the different divisions at Clean Planet?
    Commercial Cleaning. This is where Clean Planet started. Most jobs are completed outside normal business hours of 9am – 5pm. Customers have signed contracts for up to 3-year terms.

    Domestic Cleaning. Many domestic jobs are for regular cleaning as well as one off jobs.

    Grounds Care. Using our e-mowing equipment you’ll service both commercial and domestic customers. We use electric push and ride-on mowers with trimmers and blowers. Better for you and the environment and no fuel costs will save you at least $11,000pa. All work is completed during the day.

    Car Valet Turn your passion for well-presented vehicles into your business. This mobile service caters to commercial fleets and domestic customers. This new division has great potential.
  • How much does it cost to set up a franchise with Clean Planet?
    Your investment depends on the type of franchise you are interested in, and the division (Commercial Cleaning, Domestic Cleaning, Grounds Care or Car Valet).

    A Master Regional Franchise (MRF) investment is tailor made for your region and division. The investment is based on the expected earnings and scalability of the business. Talk to us about your specific region and division of interest.

    A Franchise for Domestic Cleaning and Car Valet has a fixed initial fee (as little as $10,000). We focus on providing regular reoccurring jobs that are supplemented with one off jobs provided to you through our Telesales team and online booking forms.

    For Commercial Cleaning and Grounds Care franchises your initial fee is based on the amount of revenue you want to earn each month. You can easily increase your income by purchasing more customers when you are ready to expand. Talk to us about what you would like to earn.
  • How many years has Clean Planet Franchise been operating? Are they reputable?
    We have been operating since 2008 and have proven ourselves to be leaders in the franchise industry.

    We are committed to making your business franchise successful and significantly reduce the risks of business ownership. We have enabled our almost 200 franchisees to build a better future for themselves and their families.

    We have focus on health – people and planet – healthier, happier people and environment.

    We don’t use toxic chemicals; our products help those who suffer from asthma and allergies.

    Our partners know that we are leaders –Sensitive Choice certification, Sustainable Business Network and BioGro organic certification for some of our products.
  • Are we joining too early before the domestic division has gained momentum?
    Our commercial division has been highly successful, we now have almost 200 franchisees and service 1,000 + clients.

    We are projecting that our new divisions will be as successful. You will gain the benefit of the rapid growth in our new divisions. Now is the best time to join Clean Planet before regions are allocated and initial fees increase.
  • How long will it take to make a significant return on investment?
    We’ll take you through comprehensive analysis of realistic, achievable earnings potential based on the type of franchise you want. Our breakeven Return on Investment is so much better than buying a business through a broker and we take away a lot of the risks. We have Master Regional Franchisee with revenue more than $2.5 million and many franchisees earning $40ph in their hand after franchisee fees and business costs. Talk to us about your earnings potential and required investment.
  • If I want to take leave, who will look after this business?
    With 1 months’ notice, we will assist with arranging alternative franchisees or their teams to look after your clients whilst you are away – including introduction to your customers as appropriate.
  • What happens when I sell my franchise business?
    Your franchise is a business you own, and you get the benefits when you sell it. You can sell your complete franchise or part of your franchise. The market will determine the value you will get for your business.

    All Master Regional Franchisee and Individual Franchisee agreement set out the clear transfer fees payable to Clean Planet when you exit your franchise.
  • What if I do not have enough business skills at the required level?
    Ongoing coaching and mentoring are provided on:

    Building your roadmap to success
    Managing teams
    Business finances
    Business development and marketing
    Best practice operational processes

    Templates and resources are available through your “online login”, depending on your type of Franchise.
    Individual Franchisees have a dedicated Master Regional Franchisee or Regional Manager on hand to answer any questions you may have and to provide further support/training as required
    We have annual training events in each region which ensure that you are performing optimally.
  • Are the legal documents just in favour of the franchisor?
    Clean Planet is a member of the Franchise Association of New Zealand and we follow their guidelines for all documentation and processes. This means we are fair and transparent with our dealings with our franchisees and have many who have been with us for over 10 years.

    Prior to signing your agreement we encourage you to seek legal advice. After signing the Franchise Agreement you have an obligation-free ‘Cooling off Period’ of 7 days agreement to change mind.
  • What business risks does Clean Planet reduce for me?
    In today’s environment credit risk (customers not paying their bills) impacts your profit and cashflow. Clean Planet takes away this risk and guarantees you payment on every job you complete. Business factoring houses will charge you at least 10% of your revenue for this service. We’ll find you customers through our extensive marketing and process the administration and invoicing for you. Our franchisees appreciate this model so they can complete more jobs and spend quality time with their families. We don’t just provide you leads that you need to convert into customers, we provide you the customers.
  • Does Clean Planet continue to support with new customers after they get the franchise fee?
    Clean Planet have very strong marketing and business development teams which generates new leads continuously: Facebook Advertising, Instagram, Trade Me, Mail drops, Website and Google AdWords.
  • What other fees will there be on an ongoing basis?
    Our fees are based on providing you excellent business support

    Royalty fees of 16% (includes guaranteeing payment to you)

    Technology and Marketing fees depending on the type of franchise you have
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