Green Laboratory Program

The UF Green Laboratory Program aim to reinforce conscientious behaviors in research laboratories, promote the acquisition energy-efficient laboratory equipment, and further encourage green laboratory design. These sustainability efforts aim to enhance environmental health and reduce UF energy expenditures. Achieving this goal requires collaborative efforts among various UF entities notably including laboratory personnel and facility support staff, departmental leadership, Facilities Services / Planning Design and Construction, various offices within EH&S, the Office of Sustainability, and UF Research, and UF Procurement Services.

The UF Green Lab Certification program aims to communicate ways in which laboratories can achieve sustainable practices. Moreover, through completion of the green lab certification assessment, labs can receive recognition for outstanding commitments to sustainability.  Please refer to the following presentation to learn more about green lab initiatives that can be implemented in your research environment.