|Submission Date||Oct. 12, 2018|
|0.50 / 0.50||
|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|
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:
In addition, our Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) offers a Green Chemistry & Chemical Stewardship Online Certificate Program:
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