Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 69.95
Liaison Trey McDonald
Submission Date March 11, 2014
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University of San Diego
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Michael Catanzaro
Director
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:

Although the institution does not have a product purchasing policy, green products are used to clean the restrooms, classrooms, dorm halls, and other areas around campus. Whenever possible Green Seal Certified and EcoLogo products are used. At least 50% of the cleaning products used on campus would be qualifying products.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:
No

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
12,872 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
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A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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