Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 39.89
Liaison Charles Riley
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

Oregon Institute of Technology
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.31 / 2.00 Christopher Campbell
Business Manager
Facilities Services
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

Facilities Services purchases green cleaning supplies from the AMSAN distributor. Here is a list of the Green Seal certified products OIT uses:

Alpha Hp -Green Seal certified
Stride Neutral Cleaner -Green Seal Certified
Crew Bathroom Cleaner - Green Seal Certified


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 :
18,989 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
35,000 US/Canadian $

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

Although OIT does not have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal or EcoLogo products, in actuality, most of the cleaning products purchased at OIT are Green Seal certified. The following are "green" products purchased at OIT:
Alpha Hp -Green Seal certified
Stride Neutral Cleaner -Green Seal Certified
Virex- Environmentally preferred
Crew Bathroom Cleaner - Green Seal Certified
Renown Roll Towels - Green Seal Certified
Renown Toilet Paper - Green Seal Certified
Renown Foam Hand soap- Green Seal Certified

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