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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Preston Jacobsen
Submission Date April 7, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Haywood Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Preston Jacobsen
Sustainability Technician
Academic Services and Work Force Development
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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:

As a component of their environmental sustainability efforts and to help develop
markets for recyclable materials, state agencies shall procure and use environmentally
preferable goods and services, including products made wholly or in part from recycled
materials, whenever feasible and practicable. Environmentally preferable products have a
lesser or reduced effect on human health and the environment in their manufacture, use,
and disposal when compared with other products that serve the same purpose. Agencies
shall give consideration to environmentally preferable products that are more energy
efficient, less toxic, less polluting, and which generate less waste overall.


Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:
No

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :
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Total expenditures on cleaning products :
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A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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