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What's up with Green Labs?
Autoclave Retrofit is on the way...

For about $3,000, we could reduce autoclave water use from 1,500 gallons/day to 250 gallons/day by installing a recirculation system in one autoclave. We are now working with UCOP to help with funding for all 10 campuses.

Help us by taking this Autoclave User Survey!

CoC Water Reduction Efforts

  • By implementing fish pumps for water recycling, College of Chemistry labs are saving an estimated amount of 1,333,000 gallons of water per year. 

Dishwasher Reprogramming

  • Simply changing a few settings of the dishwasher in your lab could save 60 L of water every time.
  • Try out cycles #5 to #8 for water-savings and effective cleaning.

Policy on Sustainable Practices

  • Eliminating Single Pass Cooling is recommended by the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (formerly Labs 21), US Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, and the EPA. Read more here!
Help make labs Styrofoam-free
[Click above to fill out a short survey by My Green Labs. ]
As a researcher, you could help manufacturers and distributors develop
Styrofoam alternatives for shipping their products.
(Data will be shared anonymously with manufacturers.)
Thank you to Our Lab Partners

Almeida Lab, Berkeley Institute of Design (BiD), BEST Lab

Blackman Lab, Chen Lab, Cohen Lab

College of Chemistry

Conboy Lab, Healy Lab, Kumar Lab

Lemaux Lab, Pallud Lab, Niyogi Lab, Sarpong Lab

Specht Lab, Wildermuth Lab

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