LabSYNC Point W-2

Problems:Waste of energy and water

Solution: Wash Smart and re-use as much equipment as you can. Rewash plastic; set up fie basins of  soap and water ; tap water rinse , two, five , or ten percent Hydrochloric acid rinse; two deionized water rinse basins . For more information, visit the green washing page (http://www.sustainability.ucsb.edu/labrats-best-practicesgreenwashing/)

Benefits:Save hundreds of dollars in materials and manufacturing impacts of plastic  and help landfill  reduction.

Costs: None.