Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 76.93
Liaison Nathanael Schildbach
Submission Date March 6, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Massachusetts Amherst
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.95 / 1.00 Ezra Small
Sustainability Manager
Physical Plant
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
15,852 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
12,008.36 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
408,557.73 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
391,543.33 US/Canadian $

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

CLEANING PRODUCTS: This data is a representative sample of purchasing data from FY19.
JANITORIAL PAPER PRODUCTS: This data is a one year time period of FY19.


Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
95.09

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

This data was provided by UMass Admin & Finance IT department who ran BuyWays reports for all purchases with commodity codes that fit these purhcasing categories. For this report, a student intern Pranav Heryiani performed the data analysis.

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