Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.07
Liaison Eva Rocke
Submission Date March 21, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

University of Montana
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.83 / 2.00 Cherie Peacock
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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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:

Custodial staff meet to review and ensure implementation of the policy. A product inventory is kept and reviewed regularly to verify certified products.


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 :
12,568 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
14,178 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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UM custodial services are in-house, not contracted out. The expenditures noted above are for one building (the University Center) for which the data could be collected. This should be representative of most of the rest of campus.

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