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Lab Waste Management Guidelines (Updated 2012) [PDF]
Abstract: These guidelines are geared for any type of lab (schools, research, clinical, biotech, analytical etc.) and some regulatory information pertains to King County, Washington, however, there are plenty of tips on waste reduction and safer alternatives.
Source: King County Local Hazardous Waste Management Program
New Biotech Tools for a Cleaner Environment
Abstract: Uses of biotech products to minimize pollution and waste in manufacturing of plastics, biofuels, and in textile finishing and pulp bleaching and production.
Source: Biotechnology Industry Association
Pollution Prevention Ideas for Labs
Abstract: reducing or eliminating chemical use and chemical Suggestions for research, academic, and analysis labs to reduce waste production; substitute less hazardous materials; conserve water or electricity; and other means of reducing environmental impact.
Source: Princeton University
Pollution Prevention Opportunities at Medical Treatment Facilities
Abstract: Identifies common medical treatment facility waste streams, describes how they are generated and disposed of, and pollution prevention technologies and management practices. (by Haukdal & Strutz).
Source: U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
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Hub Last Updated: 1/16/2014