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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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
New Flagship EU Project Focused on Replacing Toxic Solvents with Renewable Alternatives
February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Biotechnology company Circa Group has announced it is leading the consortium for new EU project ReSolute – a flagship Horizon 2020 project set to develop the first commercial plant to produce Cyrene™ a new sustainably sourced, safer alternative to traditional, fossil-based solvents.
Feb 13, 2020 10:45 AM ET
DOZN™ 2.0: A Quantitative Green Chemistry Evaluator
Green chemistry is the concept of developing chemical products and processes that reduce the use and generation of hazardous materials, minimize waste and decrease demand on diminishing resources. Paul Anastas and John Warner developed the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry— the global framework that has served as the foundation for green chemistry(1). That framework proposes 12 complementary...
Jan 16, 2020 9:40 AM ET

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