Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 60.20
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date March 29, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Ottawa
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Brigitte Morin
Waste Diversion Coordinator
physical resources service
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
38,113.33 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on cleaning products that are Green Seal or UL ECOLOGO certified and/or Safer Choice labeled (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
38,113.33 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
188,574.47 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on janitorial paper products that are FSC, Green Seal, and/or UL ECOLOGO certified (or local equivalents for institutions outside the U.S. and Canada):
188,574.47 US/Canadian $

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

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

In September of 2017, the University of Ottawa entered into a new contract for its sanitary service provider. All products under this new contract are EcoLogo certified. Unfortunately the data from the previous service provider is not available. Therefore the time period measures from Sept 18, 2017 to February 14th, 2018 (a six month period).

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

There are no website URLs as they are guidelines and preferences given to companies.

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