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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 Aine Keogh
Submission Date July 6, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of Calgary
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Justin Brown
Sustainability Coordinator
Office of 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:

The contract with the University of Calgary's preferred supplier specifies certified green cleaning products(attached). This includes Green Seal and EcoLogo products. A limited number of cleaning products are used, protocols for storage and staff training are included in the greenhouse keeping operating procedure.


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 :
550,209.69 US/Canadian $

Total expenditures on cleaning products :
550,209.69 US/Canadian $

A copy of the sections of the cleaning contract(s) that reference certified green products:

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