We Need Sustainable Labs for Sustainable Research

The global consensus on climate change has grown increasingly dire.  Nonetheless, a shocking  percentage of “sustainable research” is done in labs that do not operate in an environmentally sustainable manner. According to recent figures, the average research lab consumes five to eight times more energy than a typical office space of the same size.  Labs … Continue reading “We Need Sustainable Labs for Sustainable Research”

Another Win for Sustainable (and Affordable) Research Lab Design

It’s been a great year for our friends at My Green Lab and their ACT Label!  The ACT Label provides lab managers others involved in research lab design and procurement with critical specifics about the environmental impact of laboratory products, as well as an easy-to-compare numerical summary, the “Environmental Impact Factor” (a lower EIF number means … Continue reading “Another Win for Sustainable (and Affordable) Research Lab Design”

Bringing Accountability, Consistency, and Transparency to Autoclave Suppliers and Sustainable Research Lab Operations

Priorclave—North America’s market-defining research-grade autoclave supplier—is proud to be the first autoclave supplier in the world to carry My Green Lab’s ACT Label. As My Green Lab Executive Director Allison Paradise explained in a recent interview: “There have been huge changes in life science lab operations and procurement since 2013, when My Green Lab was … Continue reading “Bringing Accountability, Consistency, and Transparency to Autoclave Suppliers and Sustainable Research Lab Operations”

U.S. autoclave supplier leading the way in green lab accountability, consistency, and transparency

FACT: A research lab likely has a 400% larger carbon footprint than an oil company office According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average research labs consumes five times more energy than a typical office space of the same size, and uses hundreds of times as much water. Autoclaves are a major contributor to … Continue reading “U.S. autoclave supplier leading the way in green lab accountability, consistency, and transparency”

Priorclave North America Announces New President, New Directions

Priorclave North America (PNA) is pleased to announce that Barbra Wells has been named their President and CEO. Wells had served for the last year as PNA CEO, spearheading the expansion of the North American arm of Priorclave Ltd.—one of the world’s leading manufacturers of research-grade laboratory autoclaves.   Tony Collins, Managing Director of Priorclave … Continue reading “Priorclave North America Announces New President, New Directions”