Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.59
Liaison Chris Adam
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2020
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STARS v2.1

Dawson College
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Chris Adam
Sustainability Office
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
30,000 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):
30,000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
38,000 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):
38,000 US/Canadian $

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

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

Dawson cleaning contract specifications mention that eco-soaps and cleaning products are to be used at all times. 100% of the toilet paper used within the college is FSC (reference 2019).

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Construction waste tonnage was secured directly from the construction contractor providing for accurate tonnage calculation. The percentage of cleaning products purchased vs toilet paper was based on the global amount listed for both products during the tendering process ($68,000)with a subsequent confirmation with the director of the cleaning service provider Fervel inc.

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