Category: Waste

Andy Arnott, Projects Coordinator (Labs), summarises how biohazard waste was reduced by 40% in a pioneering study by a lab in the University of Edinburgh Roslin Institute.

An old incubator find a new lease of life - The Queen's Medical Research Institute on the Little France campus. [Paul Dodds]

Shirley Simpson at the Hospital for Small Animals, and Steve McLean at QMRI talk about how they saved money and space by finding a new use for old equipment.

Glove recycling in the School of Chemistry - Chemistry Students working in a lab. [Paul Dodds]

Waste Management Officer Tim Calder explains the benefits to the School of Chemistry of implementing a glove recycling initiative.

Kerry Cheek, SRS Projects Coordinator, has a background working in both laboratory research and in sustainability. Here, she reflects on a recent project in which she researched laboratory plastic waste at the University of Edinburgh.

Andrew Arnott, Lab Sustainability Coordinator, tells us about some of the innovative energy and resource-saving projects happening in the University’s Chemistry laboratories, using the Sustainable Campus Fund.

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