Sustainable lab practices: Laboratory freezers and ULTs

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

Laboratories use lots of energy, far more than your average office [1]. However, many scientists are keen to reduce their carbon footprint and work more sustainably. The majority of laboratories will have at least one freezer and it will be running 24/7. However, there are still steps you can take to improve efficiency and reduce […]

Sustainable laboratory practices

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

Laboratories consume large quantities of energy; using 4-6 times (per m2) more than your average office.[1] This article highlights a number of sustainable laboratory practices, some of which, might be appropriate for your daily workflows. Energy-usage in laboratories The majority of labs will have several pieces of equipment running for long periods of time such […]

Top 10 Water-saving tips for Laboratories

Sustainable Laboratory Practices

For World Water Day, we’ve brought together our top 10 water-saving tips for laboratories that are looking to work more sustainably. Water-usage in laboratories Laboratories are large users of resources; both water and energy. Water usage in labs can be considerable with many having one or more of the following: ice machines, autoclaves, glasswashers, water […]