|Submission Date||March 24, 2021|
University of San Diego
IN-19: Green Laboratory Program
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Director of Sustainability and Energy Manager
Does the institution have or participate in a green laboratory program?:
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||Yes|
|Materials management, e.g., green purchasing guidelines and recycling and reuse programs||No|
|Training for lab users on sustainable practices||No|
A brief description of the institution's green laboratory program:
- The USD Shiley Science and Technology Building has an HVAC/Fume Hood efficiency
system in place that was installed by Newmatic Engineering.
- There is no formalized water conservation program.
- Chemical use and disposal is regulated and coordinated with EH&S and the
Hazardous Waste Hauler recycles as much as possible from the laboratory waste
- The departments are also starting a program to send the lab plastics to a
waste-to-energy facility through our hazardous waste program to divert these
wastes from the landfill.
Website URL where information about the green laboratory program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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