|Submission Date||April 21, 2016|
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:
Only products that meet the guidelines are purchased for use.
Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products)?:
Expenditures on Green Seal and/or UL Environment (EcoLogo) certified cleaning and janitorial products:
Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
Has the institution's main cleaning or housekeeping department(s) and/or contractor(s) adopted a Green Seal or ISSA certified low-impact, ecological (“green”) cleaning program?:
A brief description of the institution’s low-impact, ecological cleaning program:
It is our responsibility to protect the environment and deliver future generations an opportunity, not a liability. To underpin this understanding of our responsibility and cement our position as a first in class, learning and developing organization, GDI embarked on an intensive process of implementing systems and processes which comply with the internationally recognized Environmental Management Systems standard ISO 14001:2004.
A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
Full document attached.
The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:
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