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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 Geory Kurtzhals
Submission Date Nov. 27, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Southern Illinois University Carbondale
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kay VanZandt
Assistant Stores Supervisor
Physical Plant Service-SIUC
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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:

We purchase green products when possible.


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 :
296,252 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
1,126,378 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:
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Item Name Cost
Clean by Peroxy $4,530.96
Jumbo Toilet Tissue $108,227.53
Single Fold Paper Towel $14,435.82
Multi-Fold Paper Towel $7,903.36
enMotion Touchless Towel $161,154.31
$296,251.98



Non Eco-Logo / Green Seal Products
Calendar Year 2012 $830,125.79

Total expenditures $1,126,378

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.