Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.11
Liaison Melissa Tier
Submission Date April 19, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Swarthmore College
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.62 / 1.00 Aurora Winslade
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
8261.25 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on cleaning products that are Green Seal or UL ECOLOGO certified and/or Safer Choice labeled (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
729 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
13755.58 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on janitorial paper products that are FSC, Green Seal, and/or UL ECOLOGO certified (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
12977.02 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
62.25

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

Expenditures have been calculated from reports provided by vendors Hillyard and Frank T. McCalls. The Hillyard report has data spans from 1/04/2016 - 5/05/2016. The Frank T. McCall's data spans from 1/01/2016 - 4/18/2016.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Cindy Urick
Contracts and Purchasing Manager
Purchasing Office
curick1@swarthmore.edu
610-690-5529

C. Stuart Hain
Vice President for Facilities and Capital Projects
chain1@swarthmore.edu
610-328-8276

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