Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 86.82
Liaison Richard Demerjian
Submission Date March 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Irvine
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
0.65 / 1.00 Snehal Bhatt
Chief Procurement Officer and Director of Risk Services
Purchasing and Risk Services
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
278,456.44 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on cleaning products that are Green Seal or UL ECOLOGO certified and/or Safer Choice labeled (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
217,176.97 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
243,903.73 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on janitorial paper products that are FSC, Green Seal, and/or UL ECOLOGO certified (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
124,915.58 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
65.49

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

The above figure represent cleaning and janitorial paper product purchases made in the 2017 calendar year, January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017. All data was collected by our Facilities Management custodial team.


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UCI sources products that meet third-party green criteria for all cleaning applications where a suitable product is available and continually researches new green cleaning product applications as part of UCI’s Green Cleaning Program. This approach has resulted in a success rate approaching 90% (currently 87%) of products meeting Green Seal, EPA Design for the Environment (DFE) Certified, and US Green Building Council LEED EBOM criteria.

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.