Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.98
Liaison Dennis Gillis
Submission Date July 30, 2012
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STARS v1.1

Saint Mary's University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.61 / 2.00
"---" 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?:

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:

Saint Mary's cleaning products are Green Seal or Eco Logo certified and Wood Wyant is recognized by both standards. They deal in products that reduce consumption with less impact on the environment. We have the proper dilution stations in the custodial closets set to distribute the proper mixture of cleaning solution and water.

The following products are supplied by Wood Wyant http://www.woodwyant.com/en/home.asp. All products are certified by EcoLogo and/or Green Seal, with the exception of the disinfectant (criteria pending).

Wood Wyant QFS Vert2Go Foam Hand Soap 1250mL (No antimicrobial ingredients)

Wood Wyant ED Everyday Disinfectant Germicidal Detergent

Wood Wyant Vert2Go…..

• Floor Finish
• Floor Stripper
• Floor Cleaner
• All Purpose Cleaner
• Oxy Neutral Cleaner
• Washroom Cleaner
• Glass Cleaner

Wood Wyant Vert2Go Bio….

• Washroom Cleaner
• Odour Control
• Prespray Carpet & Fabric
• Urinal Blocks with Screen

Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
141,997.31 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
192,018 US/Canadian $

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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