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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MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Fabien Thibault
As part of our brand-new employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Fabien Thibault, global manager of product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma — the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany — to learn more about the work he’s doing to move the needle. 1. How did you get your start with MilliporeSigma? I started with...
Apr 18, 2019 9:30 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Drives Packaging Sustainability Through New Program
As part of MilliporeSigma’s commitment to reduce its environmental impact, the company has launched a new SMASH Packaging Plan — a four-year approach to drive improvement in the sustainability of its packaging. Through this initiative, MilliporeSigma is setting new standards and goals to shrink, secure, switch and save packaging while still meeting the required performance requirements and...
Apr 15, 2019 10:10 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Recycling Programs Give Waste New Life
Single-use plastic is on the rise in the life science industry—making it increasingly important to change the end-of-life scenario for products, which often end up in landfills or are incinerated. MilliporeSigma continues to tackle this issue through its unique, industry-first recycling programs...
Apr 3, 2019 9:45 AM ET
Scientists Develop a New Method to Revolutionize Graphene Printed Electronics
A team of researchers based at The University of Manchester have found a low cost method for producing graphene printed electronics, which significantly speeds up and reduces the cost of conductive graphene inks. Printed electronics offer a breakthrough in the penetration of information technology into everyday life. The possibility of printing electronic circuits will further promote the...
Mar 12, 2019 9:30 AM ET
New Avenues in Biomedical Waste Management Developed
This year is the 30th anniversary of the Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988. The Act addressed the closing of numerous beaches in New Jersey and New York with an enormous, nearly 30 mile long mass of medical and household waste that overtook the shore. Eventually it was determined that the medical waste mass originated from sealed plastic garbage bags at the New York City marine...
Dec 11, 2018 9:45 AM ET