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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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Recycling Biopharma Plastics into Lumber Products
Biopharmaceutical production scrap consists of different polymers, multi-layer films and some hazardous materials. A recycling program is demonstrating that this tough-to-tackle stream doesn’t have to be destined for disposal. Global biopharmaceutical products supplier MilliporeSigma has partnered with specialty waste management company Triumvirate Environmental to recycle the...
Jul 9, 2019 9:35 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Ettigounder Ponnusamy
MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy As part of our employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Ettigounder (Samy) Ponnusamy, fellow and global manager, green chemistry at MilliporeSigma, to learn more about the work he’s doing to move the needle. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in...
Jun 27, 2019 10:15 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Launches Four-Year Push for Packaging Sustainability
The quest for supply-chain sustainability requires paying as much attention to the package as the product inside it. That necessity that doesn’t escape global life science leader MilliporeSigma. The company has launched a four-year effort to enforce green packaging for well over 300,000 products, translating into some 30,...
Jun 19, 2019 10:15 AM ET
Being in the Zone: When Work Just Goes So Right
I recently had the fortune to visit one of our customers, and this visit was unlike any other I’ve ever had. To understand how we got to this day in March, let me give you some flavor of how these experiences usually go for context.  There’s route one: Our sales team emails or calls and says, “Hey, our customer is asking what we do for sustainability.” Typically this happens in April —...
Jun 14, 2019 9:10 AM ET
New Solvent, Cyrene, Takes on NMP
A small Austrailian company called Circa Group and the lab services giant Merck KGaA have teamed up to launch a new solvent intended to replace two old but environmentally suspect standbys: N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and dimethyl formamide (DMF).  ...
Jun 12, 2019 9:10 AM ET

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