Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.62
Liaison Allison Jenks
Submission Date Sept. 7, 2011
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STARS v1.0

New Mexico State University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.91 / 2.00 joni newcomer
Mgr. Env. Policy and Sustainability
Facilities and Services
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:
Yes

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:

NMSU put out an RFP in 2010. As a result of this we have signed a contract with a local cleaning products provider. This contract is legal and binding for the next 4 years with options for renewals for the next 4 years.


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

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
21,381.41 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
22,681.41 US/Canadian $

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

The only green cleaning products we purchase are germicides.

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