Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.09
Liaison Clara Fang
Submission Date May 14, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Towson University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Clara Fang
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase Green Seal (tm) or EcoLogo (tm) certified cleaning products?:
Yes

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:

We have the following requirement in the current Housekeeping Services contract, TU-1058: “The University is committed to developing sustainable manmade and natural environments on its campus, and requires the use of Green Seal certified cleaning agents and environmentally-friendly equipment wherever possible, particularly for daily and/or routine cleaning”


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:
Yes

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
21,062 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
21,062 US/Canadian $

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