Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.69
Liaison Lindsey Kalkbrenner
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2023

STARS v2.2

Santa Clara University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 1.00 Andy Hernandez
Stockroom Supervisor
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
23,981.29 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
20,626.61 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
45,560.37 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
45,560.37 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021

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:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

The current contract for commercial custodial services demonstrates that our campus facilities are cleaned with products that are GreenSeal Certified.


1. General Requirements
1.1 The Contractor shall furnish all chemicals necessary to perform the Services in accordance with this Agreement. At a minimum, the Contractor shall furnish the Chemicals defined in the “List of Chemicals.”
1.2 The Contractor shall ascertain the appropriateness of all chemicals for their intended use on a surface or material before any actual use of any chemical on any surface or material regardless of whether or not the chemical is included on the List of Chemicals and regardless of whether or not the Contract Manager has given permission to use said chemical.
1.3 The Contractor will use brands and types of chemicals that are certified as meeting the GreenSeal Environmental Standard for Cleaning Service by the GreenSeal Organization unless otherwise approved in writing by the University.

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