Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Jennifer Foley
Submission Date March 2, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Boston College
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter gerard boyle
Director
Custodial
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
90000 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):
40000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
280000 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):
280000 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
86.49

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

For the past five years we have been buying green cleaning products along with Ecologo
certified paper products.

In addition, as of FY18, all trash liners have the 10% pcw
Last year we purchased $60,000 of liners but most years its closer to $80,000
Please note that this # is not included in the percentage of cleaning or janitorial products


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