Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.92
Liaison Chang Tzau-Chau
Submission Date March 3, 2022

STARS v2.2

National Taiwan Normal University
IN-19: Green Laboratory Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Chang Tzau-Chau
Professor
Graduate Institute of Environmental Education
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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 Yes
Chemical use and disposal Yes
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:

In order to strengthen the planning and promotion of energy, laboratory safety management, and environmental protection, the university has set up a first-level administration, environmental safety and hygiene center, and organized an Environmental Safety and Health Committee,https://reurl.cc/rDLmDk .
The Environmental Safety and Health policy has been declared by the president of the university. The policy includes building a sustainable campus, establishing green laboratories, and promoting a low-carbon lifestyle in the interest of energy efficiency and resource conservation,https://reurl.cc/n179YX.
The laboratories are strongly regulated by energy saving which is supervised by the National Taiwan Normal University Campus Energy Conservation Committee, https://reurl.cc/zZAvQV
and strictly follows the laboratory hazardous waste management rules to classify, store and label, clear, transport and declare hazardous wastes in accordance with regulations. https://reurl.cc/vdkl2l
In addition, all students entering the laboratory must complete education and training to strengthen students' green chemistry operation, environmental safety and hygiene, and waste management. https://reurl.cc/M0RaKv.
1st Green Chemistry Application and Innovation Award https://topic.epa.gov.tw/gcai/cp-347-8813-8c10a-9.html;https://reurl.cc/x97gl1


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

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.