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

STARS v2.2

North Carolina State University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.79 / 1.00 Jessica Bast
Sustainability Program Coordinator
University Sustainability Office
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
550,000 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
360,000 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
360,000 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
360,000 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

The data above is representative of the 2021 fiscal year, which ranges from July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021.


Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
79.12

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The Sustainability Standard Operating Procedure includes a section on NC State's green cleaning policies and initiatives:
https://sustainability.ncsu.edu/about/governance-commitments/

The above data is only representative of chemical and paper janitorial products purchased by Housekeeping. This does not include tools and other supplies like trash bags, brooms, mops, and signs.

Additionally, this data is representative of products used in the following areas on campus: Residence Halls, Greek Life, Academic buildings, Carmichael, Student Health.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.