Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.84
Liaison Teddy Lhoutellier
Submission Date April 26, 2024

STARS v2.2

University of Miami
IN-19: Green Laboratory Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Teddy Lhoutellier
Sustainability Manager
Environmental Health and Safety
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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 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:
University of Miami’s Green Lab Program is designed to promote and support world-class science by engaging researchers in best practices to enhance safety, conserve resources, and reduce waste. Green lab This certification helps labs evaluate and address their impact in five key areas: Chemicals and Reagents Materials and Reuse Cold Storage Electronics and Appliances Engagement, Equity, and Inclusion Here is the Green Lab Checklist Eligibility To be eligible for certification, a lab must prequalify by having no deficiencies on their annual lab safety inspection and/or resolving any minor deficiencies found within 1 month. To earn a certification, a lab must earn the necessary number of credits across five focus areas in the Green Lab Checklist. Certifications will be awarded on a scale of Bronze to Platinum. Bronze - 7 actions completed Silver - 14 actions completed Gold - 21 actions completed Platinum - 28 actions completed

Website URL where information about the green laboratory program is available:
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