Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.61
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Nov. 2, 2022

STARS v2.2

Tufts University
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.97 / 1.00 William Thistle
Director of Purchasing
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
220,325.06 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
203,016.89 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
298,257.17 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
298,257.17 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

July 2020 through June 2021 (Fiscal year 2021)

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

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Approximately 90-95% of the products Tufts uses are green, the only products that are not are the stripper used on the VCT flooring and some of the heavier micron liners for trash where there is a lot of food product and liquids.

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