Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 51.13
Liaison Parker Long
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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STARS v1.2

Virginia Commonwealth University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jacek Ghosh
Director of Sustainability
VCU 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:

The guidelines are in the Custodial Service Agreement that both of housekeeping service providers are required to adhere to. The guidelines state that if Green Seal or EcoLogo products are available, they must be used.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:
Yes

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
268,920.92 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
268,920.92 US/Canadian $

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

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