Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Julie Newman
Submission Date Oct. 23, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.35 / 1.00 MIT Office of Sustainability
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
1,151,029 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on cleaning products that are Green Seal or UL ECOLOGO certified and/or Safer Choice labeled (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
56,945 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
526,274 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on janitorial paper products that are FSC, Green Seal, and/or UL ECOLOGO certified (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
526,274 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
34.77

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

The data represent the FY17 purchases of the MIT Office of Custodial Services.


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The data represent the FY17 purchases of the MIT Office of Custodial Services. This Office provides custodial services for the majority of campus buildings. Data are unavailable for the other campus and non-campus entities that provide custodial services.

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