Social Responsibility and Sustainability

Benchtop lab equipment

Read tips on sustainable use of common lab equipment, and how to buy and use the most efficient equipment. The Sustainable Campus Fund can help you purchase more efficient lab equipment.

Video: Benchtop equipment (Lab Sustainability Webinar, March 2021)
Benchtop equipment (Lab Sustainability Webinar, March 2021)

 

Benchtop equipment is incredibly varied across our different scientific laboratories, but in general, equipment which has a motor, heating element or cooling function can have a substantial energy impact.

 

Apply for the Sustainable Campus Fund

In many cases, new equipment is substantially more efficient than old. The Sustainable Campus Fund can be used to support purchases of efficient equipment.

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