Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 67.08
Liaison Carrie Metzgar
Submission Date May 18, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

University of California, San Diego
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.51 / 2.00 Kristin Hansen
Sustainability Analyst
Auxiliary & Plant Services
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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:

The broad goals of this policy are to:
•Educate UC San Diego’s buyers and suppliers about EPP and how to practice it
•Give preference to environmentally preferred products whenever possible
•Provide lists and resources of EPP product to UC San Diego buyers
•Establish baselines of spend on EPP products
•Set goals, metrics, and measures for future spend as it relates to EPP
Additional information can be found at http://blink.ucsd.edu/buy-pay/responsible/environment/epp.html

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 :
407,657.48 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
608,444 US/Canadian $

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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