Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.98
Liaison Jay Price
Submission Date March 6, 2020
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STARS v2.1

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.63 / 1.00 Jay Price
Sustainability Manager
Facilities Services
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Total expenditures on cleaning products:
840,433.58 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):
426,818.58 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on janitorial paper products:
269,290.85 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):
269,118.35 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products that are third party certified to meet recognized sustainability standards:
62.71

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

These figures were derived from a report for Product Usage Data. Green highlighted items have 3rd party Green certifications such as Green Seal, Eco-Logo, CRI, or part of LEED Standards for buildings. Blue highlighted items are EPA Registered hospital grade disinfectants which are not considered part of “Greening” and are classified as pesticides by the EPA and are often excluded as part of a “Green” program.


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