|Submission Date||Feb. 20, 2018|
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
IN-8: Certified Green Cleaning
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Office of Sustainability
Under which of the following is the institution’s green cleaning program certified?:
|Yes or No|
|Green Seal’s Environmental Standard for Commercial Cleaning Services (GS-42)||No|
|The International Sanitary Supply Association’s (ISSA’s) Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB)||Yes|
|An equivalent third party certification program approved by AASHE||No|
A brief description of the institution’s certified green cleaning program, including the year adopted and/or certified:
The University of Nebraska- Lincoln is GB certified with honors through ISSA's Cleaning Industry Management Standard.
"In an extensive assessment released in August, the International Sanitary Supply Association reported that UNL’s Custodial Services met all criteria to receive Cleaning Industry Management Standard re-certification with honors."
" UNL was first certified by the ISSA in 2012 and is the first Big Ten Conference institution to earn the certification with honors."
Custodial Service has goals to use environmentally preferred products, practice conservation, and support sustainability. The 20 safeguards and strategies employed to meet these goals can be found on their website: http://fmo.unl.edu/custodial-services/custodial-services-sustainability-initiative
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission: