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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 18 : Health

Chapter 039 : Cleaning Products in Schools

(Cite as: 18 V.S.A. § 1782)
  • § 1782. Environmentally preferable cleaning products

    (a) A distributor or manufacturer of cleaning products shall sell, offer for sale, or distribute to a school, school district, supervisory union, or procurement consortium only:

    (1) environmentally preferable cleaning products utilized by the Department of Buildings and General Services under State contracts; or

    (2) cleaning products certified as environmentally preferable by an independent third party.

    (b) A person who contracts with a school, school district, or supervisory union to provide cleaning services for a school only shall use a cleaning product that meets the requirements of subdivisions (a)(1) and (2) of this section.

    (c) Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to regulate the sale, use, or distribution of antimicrobial pesticides.

    (d) A distributor or manufacturer of cleaning products shall provide a green cleaning training to each school district it provides with environmentally preferable cleaning products, provided the training is incurred at no cost to the school district. (Added 2011, No. 68 (Adj. Sess.), § 1a.)