Implement sustainable purchasing for cleaning materials and products, disposable janitorial paper products and trash bags. Cleaning product and material purchases include items used by in-house staff or outsourced service providers. One point is awarded if 30% of the total annual purchases of these products (by cost) meet at least 1 of the following sustainability criteria:
- The cleaning products meet 1 or more of the following standards for the appropriate category:
- Green Seal GS-37, for general-purpose, bathroom, glass and carpet cleaners used for industrial and institutional purposes.
- Environmental Choice CCD-110, for cleaning and degreasing compounds.
- Environmental Choice CCD-146, for hard surface cleaners.
- Environmental Choice CCD-148, for carpet and upholstery care.