|Submission Date||July 29, 2016|
University of Alabama at Birmingham
IN-9: Green Laboratories
Institution has or participates in a green laboratory benchmarking or certification program that covers at least three of the following:
Energy conservation and efficiency, e.g. fume hood ("shut the sash") and freezer maintenance programs
Water conservation and efficiency
Chemical use and disposal
Materials management, e.g. green purchasing guidelines and recycling and reuse programs
- Training for lab users on sustainable practices
This credit is optional and may be earned by any institution.
Institutions earn 0.5 Innovation & Leadership (IN) points for this credit up to a maximum of 4 points for the IN category. An institution’s overall, percentage-based STARS score is increased by the number of IN points it earns.
Report on active programs at the time of submission.