Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Laura Bain
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Furman University
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Yancey Fouche
Associate Director
Shi Center for Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
No
+ Date Revised: March 6, 2015

A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:

N/A

+ Date Revised: March 6, 2015

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:
12537 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
60257 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:

we use cleaning products that meet both Green Seal and Green Guard standards for cleaning. In 2007 and 2008 we received both state and national recognition for our Green Cleaning programs. The steps include using LEED Green Cleaning Guidelines for Chemicals, Paper Products, Handwash -Shower soap and Micro-fiber cloths.


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:

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