Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 77.18
Liaison Claudia Frere-Anderson
Submission Date Oct. 12, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Washington, Seattle
IN-9: Green Laboratories

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Claudia Frere-Anderson
Director
UW Sustainability
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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:

The UW has an extensive Green Lab program and Green Lab Certification program. Key elements include energy and water conservation, chemical use, and waste reduction.

Our green labs program materials, in particular our green labs poster, are frequently used resources on campus:
https://green.uw.edu/sites/default/files/posters/AASHE_Green_Labs_2014-1.pdf

In addition, our Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) offers a Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship Online Certificate Program:
https://osha.washington.edu/pages/green-chemistry-chemical-stewardship-online-certificate-program


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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