|Submission Date||Feb. 23, 2018|
Green Mountain College
IN-8: Certified Green Cleaning
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Director of Sustainability
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.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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