LabSYNC Point T-1 and T-2
Problems: According to audits of UCSB lab Building , more than half the landfill -Bound waste coming out of labs is actually recyclable material
Solution:Create lab Specific waste streams, such as gloves , bench paper , paper towels, empty chemical bottles , pipette boxes, pipettes, glass , cans , or metals.Have bins clearly marked so materials do not get mixed inappropriately.All uncontaminated plastics, including pipettes with filter are recyclable .Ask LabRATS or Eh&S if you are not sure about a plastic or about what “Uncontaminated” means
Benefits:Help reduce waste in landfills.
Costs: None to the Lab !