The Microbead Ban and Responsible use of Microspheres in the Lab

How should the US Microbead-Free Waters act  affect our thinking about the proper disposal of microspheres as lab waste? Learn how biotechnology companies are using the bioplastic PHA with good results and further developing its use for other lab applications.

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A Green Chemistry Question: Is Toxic Formaldehyde Based Tissue Fixation Good Enough?

Read about KINFix a formalin-free fixative that is optimized for histological, immunohistochemical and molecular analyses of neurosurgical tissue specimens.  KINFix is a non-hazardous replacement for formalin with "green lab" attributes.  Perhaps your lab work can benefit from switching?

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How to Start a Vinyl, latex and nitrile lab Glove Recycling Program:Interview with Lisa Anderson Post Doctoral Scholar at MIT

Dr. Lisa Anderson was kind enough to grant me an interview with her about her experience setting up lab glove recycling programs.  Our hope is that this information will present a "how to guide" for launching lab glove recycling programs at university laboratories.  Check list and case study poster provided. 

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