Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.18
Liaison Suzanne Wood
Submission Date April 3, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Massachusetts Medical School
IN-26: Innovation C

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Suzanne Wood
Sustainability & Energy Manager
Facilities Managment
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Stripper Free Floor Cleaning

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

At UMMS and the affiliated on-campus Hospital, 95% of the floor cleaning program is stripper free meaning floors are cleaned through deep cleaning or the use of Surface Preparation Pads Plus (SPP+) without the need for chemical floor strippers to remove the remove way on vinyl tiles. Reducing the expenditures of Rock Bottom Stripper from over 70% between FY15 and FY18


Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Purchasing
Wellbeing & Work

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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