Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.48
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Oct. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Utah
OP-13: Cleaning and Janitorial Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.80 / 1.00 Sam Jensen Augustine
Energy/Sustainability Project
Planning Design & Construction
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Total annual expenditures on cleaning products:
152,848.78 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green cleaning products:
43,409.05 US/Canadian $

Total annual expenditures on janitorial paper products:
386,627.42 US/Canadian $

Annual expenditures on certified green janitorial paper products:
386,627.42 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the time period on which the figures reported above are based :

This data is for calendar year 2019. The University of Utah Facilities Maintenance staff maintains a list of green and biodegradable products and has a standard of employing the least toxic effective cleaner. As part of that program they record which products and in which amounts (by dollar and percent) are used as part of this program they also maintain of products they are evaluating for future use.

All paper products for use in Janitorial services are Green Seal certified.

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

Website URL where information about the institution’s cleaning and janitorial purchasing is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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