Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.57
Liaison James Gordon
Submission Date Dec. 19, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.1

Thompson Rivers University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.41 / 2.00 Andrew Pillar
Research Analyst
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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:

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 :
101,765.24 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
108,000 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:

“The contractor shall participate in a recycling program approved by TRU and will only use environmentally friendly cleaning products approved by TRU, where appropriate. “

The following provision is in the contract:

“11.10 Environmental Sustainability
TRU is in the process of developing an environmental policy which will have social, economic and ecological benefits for TRU and the City of Kamloops which has been mandate by the government of British Columbia.

The Contractor will support TRU in this policy and make adjustments from time to time at no additional cost to TRU”

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