Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.05
Liaison Greg Lischke
Submission Date Nov. 20, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Ithaca College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.54 / 2.00 Marian Brown
Special Assistant to the Provost
Office of the Provost
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:

The website URL where the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

All campus cleaning products are centrally purchased by the Office of Facilities Services, so green cleaning product guidelines are adhered to.

Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
100,960.70 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
146,264.49 US/Canadian $

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

Dispostable cleaning products are purchased from two main suppliers:
VASCO Brands - $4,880;01 Green Seal certified cleaning products out of $40,355.29 total spend (about 10%)
Sanico - $96,080.71 Green Seal certified cleaning and paper products out of $105,909.20 total spend. (about 90%)
Total: 69.03% Green Seal

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