Resources for sustainable laboratory design and practices
Wondering about lab waste disposal is often the first step toward making other green laboratory improvements in energy use, water conservation and avoiding any unnecessary use of toxins. Thinking about what is possible in your own lab? You just become "labconscious"!
Online Tools for Green Labs
iGEM Goes Green Go Green Guide This first version includes recommendations for sustainable scientific lab work and a carbon footprint calculator.
Rheaply - Online platform to buy, sell, trade, donate, and rent resources within your organization and connected networks. Originally launched at Northwestern University to share labs resources. "Research - cheaply"
Support for Sustainable Laboratory Practices
AASHE Campus Sustainability Hub (i.e. supportive studies, grant funding, etc)
Egnation : Sustainable European Laboratories
NESSE network connecting early career sustainable scientists and engineers
NIUB (Germany) supports companies in the life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors to become more sustainable.
My Green Lab - A non-profit that promotes green practices and environmentally-friendly, sustainable technology in research laboratories by developing standards, overseeing their implementation, and inspiring the many behavioral changes that are needed throughout the scientific community.