Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.45
Liaison Monika Kamboures
Submission Date May 30, 2017
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STARS v2.1

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IN-9: Green Laboratories

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Monika Kamboures
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Planning & Management
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Does the institution’s green laboratory program address the following?:
Yes or No
Energy conservation and efficiency, e.g. fume hood ("shut the sash") and freezer maintenance programs Yes
Water conservation and efficiency No
Chemical use and disposal Yes
Materials management, e.g. green purchasing guidelines and recycling and reuse programs No
Training for lab users on sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the green laboratory program, including the specific initiatives selected above:

The "Shut the Sash" campaign began as a Power Save student program in a partnership between facilities and the Dean of the College of Science. Surveys were taken by the students and a tutorial was put together to train students using the fume hoods. The Environmental Health and Safety Department and College hold training on chemical use and sustainable practice specifically for lab users.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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