|Submission Date||Jan. 28, 2011|
Moraine Valley Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing
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:
As part of the custodial bid specifications:
The successful Bidder shall be required to provide a list of all materials, and Material Data sheets, necessary for the custodial functions. The successful Bidder shall provide all custodial equipment required and maintenance of same. All vacuum cleaners will be CRI approved “green label” and equipped with HEPA filters. The successful Bidder shall supply all required cleaning chemicals and disposable paper products – 2-ply toilet tissue, can liners, paper towels, sanitary napkins and soaps. All cleaning products will be Green Seal Certified.
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 :
Total expenditures on cleaning products :
A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The policy is not listed online. It is part of the campus operations bid process for contracted cleaning. The website provided shows a list of "green" at MVCC, including the statement about green cleaning products. Further details can be obtained by contacting Stephenie Presseller, sustainability manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
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