Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date Jan. 31, 2011
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STARS v1.0

American University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Chris O'Brien
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:
Yes

The website URL where the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

The university's contract with Aramark requires that cleaning services meet LEED building standards, which specifically requires green cleaning practices, including the use of Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:
Yes

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
277060 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
280128 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:

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