Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 26.74
Liaison Paul Barton
Submission Date July 20, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Shoreline Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Bob Roehl
Director of Facilities and Capital Projects
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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:

While no “official” purchasing policy exists, the Facilities Department Custodial Standards include meeting Green Seal standards for cleaning products and equipment. Products currently being used that meet the GS-37 Green Seal standard include Sustainable Earth #64 Neutral Cleaner (all-purpose cleaner), Sustainable Earth #61 Glass Cleaner, Sustainable Earth #65 Heavy Duty/All Purpose Cleaner, Sustainable Earth #66 Disinfectant (EPA Registered), H2Orange2 Concentrate 117 (EPA Registered), Procyon Carpet & Upholstery Cleaner, Extreme Carpet Cleaner, Butcher’s #2 Look NA Glass & Multipurpose Cleaner, Butcher’s #16 Bath Mate Acid-Free Disinfectant Washroom Cleaner, Waxie Green Certified Foam Soap, Tennant T-5400 Walk Behind Scrubber, and Tennant 1530 Carpet Extractor.

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 :

Total expenditures on cleaning products :

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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