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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 Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
OP-11: Cleaning Products Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
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?:

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:

Physical plant currently purchases Green Seal Certified products for cleaning throughout the university: Respect TM foam soap (made by GOJO specifically for Unisource), Spartan chemicals (including all purpose cleaner, glass cleaner, carpet cleaner, floor seal and finish, floor finish remover, clean by peroxy 15, and Green Solutions Industrial Cleaner), and paper products (toilet tissue jumbo 80 percent recycled content, multifold towels, roll paper towels).

Does the institution wish to pursue points for Part 2 of this credit (expenditures on cleaning products)?:

Expenditures on Green Seal and/or EcoLogo certified cleaning products :

Total expenditures on cleaning products :

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

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