Who is Certified and Where?

GOLD

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Baker Laboratory
UW Tacoma Center for Urban Waters, laboratory of ~15 people
Certified for 2 years
Innovations:
  • Lab-built system (by Alex Gipe) for drying SPE cartridges to reduce the use of disposable glass pipettes.
  • Outreach activities, such as kool-aid SPE extraction demonstration.
  • LCMSMS sequences include "shutdown" methods that reduce solvent use and power.
  • Re-use of cleanroom "booties" until they are no-longer functional.
  • Installation of a timer on our muffle furnace in order to bake glassware for only the necessary amount of time.
  • Reuse disposable syringes and SPE cartridges.

Biology Lab Prep, Chemistry Prep, and Biomed Prep
UW Tacoma, laboratory of ~12 people
Innovations:
  • Grow plants used in biology labs in house.
  • Reclaim table salt from oceanography, geology and chemistry labs for reuse.
  • Recycle Styrofoam and plastic film.
  • Recycle empty glass and plastic bottles to be used for waste containers, storage, etc.
  • Purchase dry erase markers that have refillable cartridges.
  • Use hand towels for hand washing instead of paper towels.

Cline Lab
UW Tacoma SCI, laboratory of ~5 people
Certified for 3 years

Deming Biological Oceanography Lab
Marine Science Building, laboratory of ~6 people
Certified for 2 years
Innovations:
  • Use vacuum pumps rather than aspirators to save water.
  • Experiment with LED lights in grow rooms via grant from CSF.
  • Add building-wide aerators via grant from CSF.
  • Save all clean foil for recycling in residential streams. until UW can recycle aluminum foil.

Environmental Chemistry and Hydrology Lab
Science Building, UW Tacoma, laboratory of ~5 people
Innovations:
  • Clean and reuse plastic bags and pipette tips for certain tasks.
  • Pick up trash found at our field sites.
  • Make field sampling contraptions out of recycled objects when possible.
  • Use every sheet in a lab/field notebook before buying another.

Marine Renewable Energy Laboratory
Mechanical Engineering Building , laboratory of ~8 people
Innovations:
  • Focus on extracting energy from moving water in a sustainable manner.
  • Share hotel rooms or opt for alternative arrangements like AirBnB when attending conferences.
  • Educational outreach activities to advocate for sustainable energy development.

MISL
Bill & Melinda Gates Center for Computer Science & Engineering, laboratory of ~10 people

Nickerson Lab
William H. Foege Hall, laboratory of ~31 people
Innovations:
  • Make sure to take apart any large waste products to make sure there is separation of plastic pieces and aluminum foil.

Paper and Bioresource Science Center Pilot Laboratory
Bloedel Hall, laboratory of ~2 people

Plant Microbiology Lab
School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, UW Seattle, laboratory of ~14 people
Certified for 2 years
Innovations:
  • Recycle/reuse aluminum foil.
  • Use cloth dish towel in place of paper towels for drying clean hands.
  • Reuse gloves when possible by sterilizing with bleach.
  • Label weigh boats for each commonly-used chemical so they can be re-used.
  • Reuse pots when working with plant materials.
  • Use Lab Armor "Cool Beans Chill Bucket" in place of wet ice to conserve water and power.

Seshadri Lab
South Lake Union, laboratory of ~8 people

UW Bothell Chemistry Laboratory
CC1 UW Bothell, laboratory of ~325 people
Certified for 3 years
Innovations:
  • Energy efficient window film.
  • Dynamic light control sensors to utilize as much sunlight as possible.
  • Automatic fume hood sashes.
  • Use of low power vacuum pumps.
  • Convert to AC/rechargeable battery supporting electronics to reduce battery waste.

UWB Instructional Biology Labs
Discovery Hall, UW Bothell,

SILVER

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Bush Lab
Chemistry Library Building, laboratory of ~11 people

Costa Lab
Roosevelt , laboratory of ~4 people

Darvas Lab
UW Medical Center, laboratory of ~4 people

Field Research and Consultation Group Lab
Roosevelt I, laboratory of ~4 people
Certified for 2 years
Innovations:
  • Use passive humidity control (MgCl salts) in microbalance chamber.

Functional Genomics Lab
Roosevelt I, laboratory of ~5 people
Innovations:
  • Instrument sign-up sheets on Google Docs, instead of printing out a new sheet every week.

Nance Lab
Benson, laboratory of ~26 people

Neonatology Laboratory
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~12 people

Orsborn Lab
Magnuson Health Science Building, laboratory of ~8 people

Ramsay Lab
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~6 people
Innovations:
  • Order correct number of rats for experiments.

Sancak Lab
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~8 people

Seelig Lab
Molecular Engineering and Sciences Institute, laboratory of ~20 people
Innovations:
  • Reuse plastic bags.
  • Use our own mugs and utensils when purchasing food on campus.

Seto Laboratory
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~9 people
Innovations:
  • Area-specific, movement sensored, auto-dimming lighting.

BRONZE

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Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies (CREST)
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~10 people

Stetson Lab
South Lake Union, laboratory of ~8 people

The Hydro-Biogeochemistry Lab
Wilcox, laboratory of ~5 people

UW Bothell Instructional Biology Lab
UWBB UW Bothell, laboratory of ~192 people
Certified for 3 years

Yeung Lab
Health Sciences Building, laboratory of ~6 people