Resources and guidance
- Guides to attach to fridges and freezers: Freezer management guide (Office document, 192kB)
Waste, recycling and resource management
- UniGreenScheme guidance- How to sell unwanted lab equipment that still holds value
- How to manage your hazardous and non-hazardous laboratory waste
- Order recycling caddies, recycling unpacking boxes and/or Lab recycling caddie labels (PDF, 102kB) by emailing email@example.com. Please specify the type and quantity you require in the email.
Lab recycling caddies (pyrex, glass, plastic, cardboard, paper, metals)
- How to choose the correct type of containment for your research - Baker's clean air and containment decision map (PDF, 90kB)
Stickers and posters
- Shut the sash stickers for fume cupboards: Shut the sash (1) (PDF, 98kB) and Shut the sash (2) (PDF, 1,973kB)
- Switch off stickers (PDF, 16kB) (available in widths: 5cm, 7cm and 9cm)
- Lighting switch me off sticker (PDF, 1,594kB)
- Labs water sticker (PDF, 3,836kB)
- Labs water management poster (PDF, 5,727kB)
- Labs recycling and reuse poster (PDF, 8,957kB)
- Cold storage freezer poster (PDF, 5,765kB)
Please contact the Sustainable Labs Officer to order stickers, please state the quantity, type and size in your email.
Inductions, exits and moves
Lab sustainability articles
- Everything You Wanted to Know about Running an Ultra Low Temperature Freezer (PDF, 6,768kB) but were too afraid to ask.......
- Efficient ULT Freezer Storage: An Investigation of ULT Freezer Energy and (PDF, 333kB) temperature dynamics.
- American Chemical Society (2002) Less is better: The Guide to Minimizing Waste in Laboratories
- My Green Lab
- International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) (contact firstname.lastname@example.org for membership details)
Other Sustainable Lab programmes
- University of California Davis Green Your Lab Program
- University of California Santa Barabara LabRATS Program
- University of Colorado Boulder Green Labs Program
- Cornell University Living Laboratory Campus
- Harvard Green Labs
- Johns Hopkins University Green Lab Champions
- iGEM Goes Green
- University of Illinois at Chicago Green Labs
- University of Michigan Sustainable Lab Recognition Program
- MIT Green Labs
- Green Labs @ Penn Program
- Sustainable Stanford Cardinal Green Labs
- University of Washington Green Laboratories Program
More information for staff
Please see the staff intranet for additional guidance, and general lab procedures and forms.