Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Tracy Edwards
Submission Date June 12, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Frostburg State University
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Brewer
AD of planning & Construction
Physical Plant Department
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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:
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The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:

The State of Maryland mandates where we have to purchase our cleaning products. The manufacturer has a "Green" Line which we purchase.


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

Currently use the following cleaning products and supplies with the described eco-friendly labels.
Green Seal Approved Products
1. Virex 256 : Manufacturer Diversey
2. Alpha HD: Manufacturer Diversey
3. BISM Green Bath and Shower Cleaner SC 128
4. BISM Green Neutral Floor & Surface Cleaner SC 256
5. BISM Green Glass Cleaner SC (TG) 128
6. BISM Green Degreaser/All-Purpose Cleaner SC (TG)
7. BISM Green Private Label Foaming Hand Soap

1. 100 % recycled North River one ply toilet paper: BISM
2. 100% recycled Décor Natural brown paper towel both rolls and folded products: BISM


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:
27205.60 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
27205.60 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?:
No

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

There is no written program, however, all housekeepers are required to use the green cleaners available to them.


A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:

We employ our own housekeepers to do the cleaning.


The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:

We do not have a cleaning contract. We purchase these eco friendly/Green products for our staff to use.

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