Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 37.99
Liaison Marilyn Graham
Submission Date Feb. 17, 2012
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Brunswick Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Santresa Culpeppers
Accountant/Purchasing Agent
Business Office
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:

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:

Policy for State of North Carolina Agencies, page 35 of NC Agency Purchasing Manual:

Additional requirements from the Governor’s Executive Order not included in statute:

Agencies shall purchase and use environmentally preferable goods and services, including products made wholly or in part from recycled materials, whenever feasible and practical. Environmentally preferable products are those that have a lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment in their manufacture, use, and disposal when compared with other products that serve the same purpose. All agencies shall give consideration to environmentally preferable products that are more energy efficient, less toxic, less polluting, and which generate less waste overall.

P&C shall make every effort to identify environmentally preferable goods and services, and recycled-content products that meet appropriate standards for use by agencies and shall actively promote the purchase of these products and services by agencies and others eligible to purchase from State term contracts.

Agencies shall develop specifications to encourage vendors to offer environmentally preferable and recycled-content products. Specifications shall not contain restrictive language or other barriers to purchasing environmentally preferable or recycled-content products, except where specifications are necessary to protect public health, safety, and welfare."

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

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :

Total expenditures on cleaning products :

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

Brunswick Community College follows state guidelines regarding purchasing, but does not have its own "green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines."


BCC's Purchasing & Equipment Manual
Approved by Brunswick County Board of Trustees 10/24/11

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