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Haverford College

Greening Haverford

Sustainable Campus Operations: Housekeeping

The Housekeeping Division is responsible for the cleaning of all administrative, academic and athletic buildings.

The housekeeping staff also maintains common areas, i.e., stairways, hallways, and restrooms, bathroom facilities of the dormitories, and the entryways of faculty apartment buildings.

  • Cleaning Products: Currently 4 of the 5 cleaning products used have earned the Green Seal Standard for Industrial and Institutional Cleaners.
  • Paper Products: Toilet paper and paper towels are made from recycled materials.
  • Trash Bags: All trash bags used in outdoor receptacles, dorms and some academic buildings are made from recycled materials.
  • Housekeeping is in compliance with recommendations for purchasing dorm furniture.