|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||March 1, 2019|
University of California, Santa Cruz
IN-9: Green Laboratories
|0.50 / 0.50||
Water & Climate Action Manager
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 green laboratory program, including the specific initiatives selected above:
Mission: The Green Labs program seeks to improve energy efficiency and increase green purchasing and waste reduction practices through behavior change, physical improvements, and education.
Through an online certification process the program addresses energy and water conservation, chemical use and disposal, material management, and offers opportunities for lab user trainings.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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