Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.45
Liaison Tori Grant
Submission Date Dec. 13, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Calgary
IN-8: Certified Green Cleaning

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Tori Grant
Advisor, Operational Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Under which of the following is the institution’s green cleaning program certified?:
Yes or No
Green Seal’s Environmental Standard for Commercial Cleaning Services (GS-42) ---
The International Sanitary Supply Association’s (ISSA’s) Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) Yes
An equivalent third party certification program approved by AASHE ---

A brief description of the institution’s certified green cleaning program, including the year adopted and/or certified:

The University of Calgary became the second university in Canada to be awarded a unique green cleaning professional designation in 2016. At the University of Calgary, green cleaning is all about maintaining high-quality human and environmental health. The university uses EcoLogo or Green Seal rated cleaning products that are biodegradable, environmentally friendly and mostly scent-free, along with ergonomically designed tools for staff to reduce repetitive strain injuries.

The University of Calgary is listed on the CIMS-GB Certified Organizations Site (with honors) https://www.issa.com/certification-standards/cleaning-industry-management-standard-cims/certified-organizations.html

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

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