|Submission Date||June 28, 2018|
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing
|0.52 / 1.00|
Total expenditures on cleaning products:
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):
Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
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):
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):
A regular monthly custodial shopping cart from facilities was extrapolated to represent a year.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
There is also a $300/month lease for an Orbio blue cleaning machine that was included in the cleaning products cost. Using only electrically activated water and the Orbio machine, we are able to clean effectively and in a sustainable manner. A file discussing blue cleaning and its benefits is attached.
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