Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.95
Liaison Chad Carwein
Submission Date Jan. 16, 2020

STARS v2.2

East Carolina University
IN-19: Green Laboratory Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.50 Chad Carwein
University Sustainability Manager
HSC Facilities Services
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Does the institution have or participate in a green laboratory program?:
Yes

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 Yes
Training for lab users on sustainable practices Yes

A brief description of the institution's green laboratory program:

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. In addition to discussing energy efficiency and conservation, we also provide information to lab users about green purchasing guidelines and recycling services that pertain to their facilities.


Website URL where information about the green laboratory program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Chad Carwein, University Sustainability Manager

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