Good lab practices to reduce environmental impact

Together with researchers, we look for ways to reduce disposable plastics, reduce volumes, consume less reagents and energy during lab work. On the website My Green Lab you find a lot of good practices about waste, water, energy and green chemistry.

Generic practices with reduced environmental impact

Reduction of packaging waste

  • Packing chips in deliveries by Chemlab: Ghent University has a contract with Chemlab for the purchase of chemicals. It was agreed that isomo chips, necessary to secure dangerous substances during transport, can be collected in a large bag. When this bag is full, this can be reported to the internal sales department of Chemlab, who will issue a return slip and inform you when the bag will be picked up.

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