Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 81.82
Liaison Ryan Ihrke
Submission Date Feb. 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Green Mountain College
IN-8: Certified Green Cleaning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Ryan Ihrke
Director of Sustainability
Sustainability
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Under which of the following is the institution’s green cleaning program certified?:
Yes or No
Green Seal’s Environmental Standard for Commercial Cleaning Services (GS-42) No
The International Sanitary Supply Association’s (ISSA’s) Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) Yes
An equivalent third party certification program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of the institution’s certified green cleaning program, including the year adopted and/or certified:

The GreenClean program (Guaranteed Clean. Certifiably Green) is used by all custodial staff on the main campus in Poultney. The program is certified under ISSA CIMS with honors and also under ISSA CIMS GB with honors. The GreenClean program covers
cleaning procedures for dusting and dust mopping, floor and carpet care, restroom cleaning, and procurement standards for chemicals, equipment, and supplies. It also includes special training for these procedures and waste stream management protocols. The program was initiated at Green Mountain College in 2011 when then contractor, then UGL, now C & W, was initially hired.

https://www.issa.com/certification-standards/cleaning-industry-management-standard-cims/certified-organizations.html


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