Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Gulich
Submission Date March 27, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Purdue University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Michael Gulich
Director of University Sustainability
University Sustainability
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:
No

The website URL where the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines are posted:
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A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

There is a Campus Housekeeping committee where representatives of several departments (self-supporting and campus) [Building Services (academic buildings), University Residences (dining and res halls), Division of Rec Sports (Co-Rec), Athletics, Purdue Memorial Union] meet monthly to evaluate new green cleaning products. They develop a list of approved green cleaning chemicals as replacements for less sustainable cleaning chemicals, and help ensure compliance.


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 :
165995.35 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
421150.35 US/Canadian $

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