Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.30
Liaison Laura Hamstra
Submission Date Feb. 9, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Durham College
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.87 / 1.00 Suzanne Chasse
Manager, Facilities Services
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
Yes

A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
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A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products)?:
Yes

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or UL Environment (EcoLogo) certified cleaning and janitorial products:
19852.91 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
23886.81 US/Canadian $

Has the institution's main cleaning or housekeeping department(s) and/or contractor(s) adopted a Green Seal or ISSA certified low-impact, ecological (“green”) cleaning program?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s low-impact, ecological cleaning program:

Avmor, an industry leader in the development and manufacture of
professional cleaning products, introduces EcoPure™, its sustainable
cleaning solution. This carefully designed product line takes
‘Avmor Clean’ to the next level by combining a highly effective
cleaning system with cleaning agents that are safer to hands-on users,
safer to the people living and working within the cleaning environment,
and environmentally preferable for the natural and built environment
that surrounds us. As part of an overall commitment to customers and to the protection
of the environment, Avmor has developed its own Green Approved Program* which meets or exceeds stringent standards governing the manufacture and sale of
environmentally responsible products. Products are EcoLogo Certified


A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:

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