Fume hoods and -80 freezers can consume as much as 3.5 and 1 homes worth of energy, respectively.
If you want help to improve the environmental footprint of your lab or you’re interested in joining the group, please contact Lara Pes, Sustainability Program Manager, or Matthew Domser, Hazardous Materials Manager. You can also reach the WCM Green Labs community via the distribution list GreenLabs@med.cornell.edu.
We strive towards energy efficiency, waste minimization, and water conservation. Active programs are:
- Energy minimization: Shut the Sash program
- ULT freezer maintenance
- Waste minimization and recycling
For more information, including eco-friendly alternatives and reagents and equipment sharing, visit the WCM internal Green Labs Nexus page.