|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 17, 2011|
The New School
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing
|0.66 / 2.00||
Assistant Director for Sustainability & Energy Management
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:
Go to above link for a copy of The New School Green Cleaning Program under "Indoor Environmental Quality"
Facilities Management staff responsible for purchasing cleaning products are aware that only items approved for use as part of The New School Green Cleaning Program may be ordered, regardless of what a requests states.
Staff has received copies of the program and are aware they must comply. Future staff trainings will continue to address compliance.
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:
Expenditures for FY11.
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