Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.09
Liaison Ciara Tennis
Submission Date Nov. 10, 2021

STARS v2.2

Eastern Connecticut State University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.87 / 1.00 Renee Theroux-Keech
Interim Director
Office of Facilities Management & Planning
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
48,246.87 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
37,421.27 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
33,748.61 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
33,748.61 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

In Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), the use and purchasing of paper towels increased due to the pandemic. Hand dryers were prohibited and towel dispensers had to be reinstalled. A supply of tri-fold hand towels was also needed for each classroom, lab, and copier for sanitizing touch surfaces. The tri-fold paper towels are made with 100% recycled content. (Excludes toilet paper).


Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
86.80

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Excludes things like plastic bags, scrubbing pads for floors, etc.

Information for this credit was provided by Renee Theroux-Keech, Director of Facilities Management & Planning.

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