The Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability can help you make your lab more sustainable through training, funding and advice. We also run an awards scheme to recognise your good practices in lab sustainability.
- Video: Sustainable Laboratories at the University of Edinburgh
- Sustainable Laboratories at the University of Edinburgh
Follow the best practice guidance below to make laboratories more sustainable.
Visit our research topic page for guidance on how to embed sustainability in your research grant applications.
Fume cupboards and ventilation
Benchtop lab equipment
Research grant applications
General sustainable lab resources are available on this page. Specific resources on waste, ventilation, cold storage, benchtop lab equipment and water can be found in the themed sections above.
The Sustainable Campus Fund is an internal investment vehicle that provides financing to help you implement energy efficiency, renewable energy, and other sustainability projects that generate cost savings.
The Sustainability Awards can give you the framework to help push your place of work to be more sustainable and reward good practice already taking place.