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Green Lab Initiatives Take Root Around the World
Scientists, students, and administrative staff are working to bring about a cultural shift to mitigate the impact of research on the environment.
Green Lab Initiatives Take Root Around the World
Green Lab Initiatives Take Root Around the World

Scientists, students, and administrative staff are working to bring about a cultural shift to mitigate the impact of research on the environment.

Scientists, students, and administrative staff are working to bring about a cultural shift to mitigate the impact of research on the environment.

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Life Scientists Cut Down on Plastic Waste
Katarina Zimmer | Aug 1, 2018 | 8 min read
Across the US, laboratories are finding creative ways to minimize the amount of plastic they throw away.  
What's a Good Consumer To Do?
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2018 | 3 min read
In a world beset by climate change, marine pollution, and dwindling natural resources, a member of the mushrooming human population pauses to consider his role.
Microbial Recycler Found
Bob Grant | Mar 14, 2016 | 1 min read
Researchers discover a new species of bacteria that can break down a commonly used plastic.
New Life for Old Grounds
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 21, 2012 | 1 min read
Used ground coffee and other café food waste could one day be converted into plastics, detergents and other products.
Life (Re)Cycle
Bernd Heinrich | Aug 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Death breeds life in the world’s most diverse and abundant group of animals.
The Implant Melting Pot
Hannah Waters | Feb 23, 2012 | 1 min read
Dutch company Orthometals recycles and melts down implants left behind after cremation.
How Green Is My Lab?
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Jul 1, 2011 | 8 min read
Doing science sustainably
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