Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.22
Liaison Rich Walker
Submission Date April 22, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.67 / 1.00 Kevin Adkins
Sustainability Officer
Vice Chancellor for Administration
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
Yes

A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
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The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference “certified green products" field above has been populated with an Excel spreadsheet showing SIUe's annual cleaning products purchase report from its primary supplier.


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

Custodial supervisor's stated policy is to use GreenSeal / EcoLogo products whenever their efficacy is at least as good as the alternatives.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products)?:
Yes

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or UL Environment (EcoLogo) certified cleaning and janitorial products:
69628.42 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
124905.98 US/Canadian $

Has the institution's main cleaning or housekeeping department(s) and/or contractor(s) adopted a Green Seal or ISSA certified low-impact, ecological (“green”) cleaning program?:
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A brief description of the institution’s low-impact, ecological cleaning program:
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A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:

"A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products" field above has been populated with an Excel spreadsheet showing SIUe's annual cleaning products purchase report from its primary supplier.

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