Greener Products and Solutions

Greener Products and Solutions

We actively integrate sustainability into the product development process and look at all phases of the product life cycle for opportunities to develop products and tools that deliver the highest performance in innovation, quality, safety and effectiveness, while minimizing environmental impact. These efforts enable our customers to carry out cutting-edge research, while positively contributing to their own environmental impact goals.

Designing products for sustainability, evaluating and selecting suppliers against sustainability criteria, pursuing green chemistry, and reducing packaging and end-of-life impact through recycling are all recognized as important aspects of greener products and solutions.

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Making an Impact Out of the Limelight
Who knew? Ringing in the new year on January 1, 2020, brought similar feelings every new year brings: an opportunity to reset and look forward to the year ahead. I remember saying I felt like even-numbered years had always been better for me, and that I was glad to see 2019 closed out. Clearly, the universe had something else in store. As things started to change and accelerate, it...
Aug 3, 2020 11:05 AM ET
MilliporeSigma's DOZN™ Green Chemistry Tool Named Top Project of the Year by Environment + Energy Leader
The DOZN™ system, an industry-first quantitative green chemistry evaluation tool, honored by industry publication Web-based tool allows users to calculate the green scores of their processes and products so they can increase their sustainability
Jul 30, 2020 2:25 PM ET
A Unique Recycling Solution to Biopharma Single-Use Plastic Waste
Single-use plastic is a topic that receives a lot of attention in the press and has catalyzed efforts to reduce the amount that is found in the ocean. Although the bulk of this pollution comes from consumer waste, the growing use of plastic in laboratories and biopharma manufacturing has not gone unnoticed. It has been estimated that 5.5 million tons of plastic waste is being generated...
Apr 28, 2020 12:20 PM ET
MilliporeSigma Makes Strides Toward Smaller Footprints
MilliporeSigma is working year-round, not just on Earth Day, to provide customers with the widest range of solutions to help minimize their environmental footprint—something the company is also investing in itself. Check out the infographic to see the work MilliporeSigma is doing to create smaller footprints.
Apr 22, 2020 3:35 PM ET
Cleaning up Our Plastics for Recycling
Not surprising, biopharma plastic recycling isn’t as simple as recycling ordinary plastic. In fact, approximately 30,000 tons of biopharma single use plastic products are landfilled or incinerated each year. One of the key reasons for this lack of recyclability is that biopharma plastics often contain a mixture of silicon, polyethylene and polypropylene – materials that are difficult to...
Mar 11, 2020 1:30 PM ET

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