A guidebook for sustainability in laboratories

25 April 2024, Version 4


This guidebook aims to improve lab users’ everyday practices to become more sustainable. Specifically, this guidebook provides practical suggestions on how to effectively use lab instruments and resources and on how to acquire data. We provide advice to labs covering disciplines such as biology, chemistry, computational science, engineering, life sciences, materials sciences, medicine, pharmacy, and physics. As every lab is different, it may occur that alternative measures are required, advice may be outdated or not applicable, and sometimes laboratories may not be able to comply with measures of other laboratories.


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