Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 41.01
Liaison Chad Carwein
Submission Date Feb. 14, 2017
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STARS v2.1

East Carolina University
IN-9: Green Laboratories

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Chad Carwein
University Sustainability Manager
HSC Facilities Services
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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 No
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:

We have started a Shut the Sash Campaign, which includes decommissioning fume hoods that are not regularly used as well as placing stickers (purchased from U.C. Davis) that guide lab users on appropriate height of sash opening depending on what kind of tests are being conducted. The campaign involves direct contact with student, staff, and faculty lab users as well as a walk-through inspection of building laboratory space.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Chad Carwein, Sustainability Manager

Chad Carwein, Sustainability Manager

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