Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.69
Liaison Jennifer Kleindienst
Submission Date April 5, 2023

STARS v2.2

Wesleyan University
IN-17: Green Cleaning Certification

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Jeff Sweet
Assoc. Director, Facilities Management
Facilities/Physical Plant
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Under which of the following is the institution’s green cleaning program/service certified?:
Yes or No
Green Seal’s Environmental Standard for Commercial Cleaning Services (GS-42) Yes
The International Sanitary Supply Association’s (ISSA’s) Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) Yes
An equivalent third party certification program approved by AASHE No

A brief description of the institution’s certified green cleaning program:
Key elements of SMG’s green cleaning program include; Utilizing Green Seal certified chemicals (GS-42 compliant) with an RTD dispensing system. Utilizing CRI Green Label certified and low decibel equipment. Incorporating micro-fiber cloths and HEPA filtration for the improvement of IAQ. Providing annual green cleaning training of procedures and practices for employees Ensuring effective communication between SMG and Wesleyan facility directors in establishing green goals and initiatives The cleaning program at Wesleyan was audited by ISSA as part of SMG’s CIMS-GB certification evaluation. SMG participates in the certification process every two years. SMG has maintained a CIMS-GB certification with honors since 2011.

Documentation affirming the green cleaning certification:
The website URL where information affirming the green cleaning certification is available:

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