Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Seth Vidaña
Submission Date Feb. 6, 2013
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

Western Washington University
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired John Zuzarte
Program Manager
Central Stores WWU
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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:

A State of Washington contract bid through the Western States Contract Alliance establishes that all cleaning products shall come from one vendor, Coastwide Laboratories. Central Stores and University Residences purchase Green Seal cleaning products from Coastwide Laboratories only.


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 :
30436 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
30436 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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Michael Smith and Susan Banton of WWU Purchasing have said there is no official WWU cleaning contract since it is a State run contract bid through the Western States Contract Alliance More info in this regard can be found here:

https://fortress.wa.gov/ga/apps/ContractSearch/ContractSummary.aspx?c=00307

ACS at WWU & Sustainability info here:
http://www.wwu.edu/depts/fm/Services/Operations/Custodial.html#Contact

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