Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date Aug. 9, 2022

STARS v2.2

North Carolina State University
IN-17: Green Cleaning Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jessica Bast
Sustainability Program Coordinator
University Sustainability Office
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Under which of the following is the institution’s green cleaning program/service certified?:
Yes or No
Green Seal’s Environmental Standard for Commercial Cleaning Services (GS-42) Yes
The International Sanitary Supply Association’s (ISSA’s) Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) No
An equivalent third party certification program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of the institution’s certified green cleaning program:

In 2019, NC State became the first university in North Carolina to earn Green Seal Certification. University Housekeeping's sustainable cleaning program includes, but is not limited to: microfiber mops that reduce water use by up to 95%, a water-based cleaning systems that allows housekeepers to clean most campus surfaces with technology that converts water, electricity and a small amount of salt into an effective cleaning solution, and vacuums that have HEPA filter for superior indoor air quality.


Documentation affirming the green cleaning certification:
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The website URL where information affirming the green cleaning certification is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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