Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 60.05
Liaison Jessica Thompson
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2023

STARS v2.2

Northern Michigan University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 1.00 Brandon Sager
Sustainability Coordinator
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
61,194 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
8,729 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
79,547 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
78,759 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :
2022 Fiscal Year: 7/1/21-6/30/22
The university uses Aqueous Ozone ($32,689 for FY22) for a majority of its cleaning methods, however, this product is not recognized for use with STARS.
Almost all paper products are Ecologo Certified.

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

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:

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