According to Dominika Szal, F&S Waste Management Intern, "We have found green alternatives for most of the floor cleaning products as well as some multi-surface/glass cleaning products.
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Green Cleaning Products and Practices (Completed)
- Develop Sustainable Purchasing Policies
The iCAP 2020 objective 5.7 is to "Establish a green cleaning program that meets LEED v.4 requirements by FY24." The responsible campus unit for championing this objective is F&S.
The Student Sustainability Committee Provided Funding for the purchase and testing the Activeion Ionator EXP Cleaning System, a cleaning system that reduces water usage by using no water to mix chemicals and still effectively kills more than 99.9 percent of harmful germs. The Activeion Ionator Systems also element chemical odor and residue caused by other cleaning systems. Initially, Facilities and Services Building Services will purchase 20 units to evaluate in daily cleaning operations in buildings the University campus. If these units prove to be successful, Building Services would purchase 100 to 150 more units in 2011-2012 to expand the use of this system in cleaning university buildings.
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