Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.83
Liaison Tom Twist
Submission Date June 12, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bates College
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Tom Twist
Sustainability Manager
Facilities
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
9,985 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on cleaning products that are Green Seal or UL ECOLOGO certified and/or Safer Choice labeled (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
9,985 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
42,522 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on janitorial paper products that are FSC, Green Seal, and/or UL ECOLOGO certified (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
42,522 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
100

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

This last fiscal year - for a full year.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Our new head of custodial services has just negotiated a new contract with a Gorham, Maine based cleaning company which uses environmentally friendly cleaning products. More info on their products here -

http://www.cleaneasier.com/sustainability

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