Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.66
Liaison Marian Brown
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Wells College
OP-13: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.74 / 1.00 Marian Brown
Director
Center for Sustainability and the Environment
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Does the institution have an institution-wide stated preference to purchase third party certified cleaning and janitorial products?:
Yes

A copy of the green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:
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The green cleaning product purchasing policy, directive, or guidelines:

Where applicable, Wells College will purchase third-party certified cleaning products and janitorial products; such certifications may include, but not be limited to:
- Green Seal
- Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)
- Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
- EcoLogo (UL Environment)


A brief description of steps the institution has taken to ensure that the purchasing policy, directives, or guidelines are followed:

All cleaning and janitorial products are procured by our Facilities Building Care group, which helped to develop our EPP guidelines for these items.


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

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or UL Environment (EcoLogo) certified cleaning and janitorial products:
34,487.77 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning and janitorial products:
52,310.48 US/Canadian $

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?:
No

A brief description of the institution’s low-impact, ecological cleaning program:
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A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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The sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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The website URL where information about the institution’s green cleaning initiatives is available:
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