|Submission Date||June 12, 2014|
Hibbing Community College
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing
Building Maintenance Forman
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The Maintenance Department at HCC purchases GreenSeal paper products and the majority of cleaning products are also GreenSeal certified. Although there is not a formal written policy at this time, the Safety Committee process directs the use of safe /non-toxic cleaning products.
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
Maintenance Chief is responsible for all cleaning products purchased at the college. In addition, the Safety Committee gives the department direction on green cleaning products.
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products)?:
Expenditures on Green Seal and/or UL Environment (EcoLogo) certified cleaning and janitorial products:
Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
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?:
A brief description of the institution’s low-impact, ecological cleaning program:
A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:
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