Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 50.14
Liaison Jessa Gagne
Submission Date April 22, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Stonehill College
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 1.00 Robert MacEachern
Associate Director of Building Services
Facilities Management
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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:

Facilities Management at Stonehill College is committed to using green cleaning products wherever feasible. Building Services management staff review and test green products that can replace non-green products. Once suitable replacements are found, they are implemented campus wide.


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

All cleaning and janitorial supply purchases are made by Building Services management staff. Currently about 90% of all daily cleaning is done with EcoLogo green products. Currently about 50% of our project cleaning is done with EcoLogo green products.
This Year we canceled our contract for cleaning of dry mops. These are now done in-house along with mops, rags and buffing pads. The cleaning products in the washing machine are green certified.


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:
18,000 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
23,200 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?:
No

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:
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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:
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