Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.05
Liaison Katherine Spector
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

State University of New York at Oswego
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.66 / 1.00 Karen Hurd
Purchasing Associate
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
22,527.48 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
6,455 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
24,805.21 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
24,805.21 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :
These figures are reported from NYS Fiscal year April 2020-March 2021.

E04 (signed in 2008 & 2011) established green procurement standards for NYS agencies. Stating: “Commencing no later than July 1, 2008, all … janitorial paper … purchased by each State agency or authority shall be composed of 100% post-consumer recycled content to the maximum extent practicable, and … janitorial paper shall be process chlorine-free to the extent practicable, unless such products do not meet required form, function or utility, or the cost of the product is not competitive.”

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:
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