Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date Aug. 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Columbia University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.37 / 1.00 Wendy Johnson
Dir, Business Services
Purchasing
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
2073647 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):
273444 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
1063555 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):
902978 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
37.50

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

Figures above are drawn from expenses between 01/02/16 - 09/20/17.


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