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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 Stephenie Presseller
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Moraine Valley Community College
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Stephenie Presseller
Sustainability Manager
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:

As part of the custodial bid specifications:
The successful Bidder shall be required to provide a list of all materials, and Material Data sheets, necessary for the custodial functions. The successful Bidder shall provide all custodial equipment required and maintenance of same. All vacuum cleaners will be CRI approved “green label” and equipped with HEPA filters. The successful Bidder shall supply all required cleaning chemicals and disposable paper products – 2-ply toilet tissue, can liners, paper towels, sanitary napkins and soaps. All cleaning products will be Green Seal Certified.


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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The policy is not listed online. It is part of the campus operations bid process for contracted cleaning. The website provided shows a list of "green" at MVCC, including the statement about green cleaning products. Further details can be obtained by contacting Stephenie Presseller, sustainability manager, [email protected]

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