Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.69
Liaison Barbara Kviz
Submission Date Feb. 7, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Carnegie Mellon University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Steve Guenther
Director of Facilities Operations
Facilities Management Services
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
140,000 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):
140,000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
100,000 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):
100,000 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):

Data from calendar year 2017.

Our roll towel is Elemental chlorine-free (ECF), meets EPA standards; FSC® and EcoLogo® certified.

Our toilet paper meets EPA standards; FSC® and EcoLogo® certified. This product meets EPA guidelines for post consumer waste with a minimum 45% post-consumer recycled waste.


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