Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 43.60
Liaison Kirsten Gabrielsen
Submission Date Feb. 4, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Orange County Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.22 / 2.00 Jo Ann Hamburg
Comptroller
Business Office
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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:

As a state agency, SUNY Orange is covered by Executive Order 4, which contains a number of requirements around green purchasing.
The College looks for best price under state contract. GreenSeal purchases are made for approximately 700 cases of paper towels annually. Kaivac green products are used to steam clean bathrooms.


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 :
30,140 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
62,923 US/Canadian $

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