Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.92
Liaison Sally DeLeon
Submission Date Feb. 12, 2014
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STARS v1.2

University of Maryland, College Park
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.66 / 2.00 Sally DeLeon
Acting Manager
Environmental Safety, Sustainability and Risk
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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:

There are four custodial units responsible for cleaning buildings on campus: Facilities Management, Residential Facilities, Dining Services, and the Stamp Student Union staff. Each unit has been made aware of the policy and has developed a green cleaning program. All four units report and publish percent of expenditures on green cleaning products through the Office of Sustainability annually.


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 :
1,331,085.58 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
1,717,656.79 US/Canadian $

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