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Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 14, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Washington, Seattle
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

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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:

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:

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:

The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:

Note: brushes, brooms and containers for recycling and composting, which not specifically "green" are a component of the overall spend and impact the overall percentage of Green Cleaning products.

American School and University named UW Building Services Department as the recipient of the The Green Cleaning Award for Schools & Universities 2014 Higher Education Grand Award!

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