Green Lab Certification Program

Cornell laboratories help our scientists, engineers and community members pioneer knowledge every day – which means labs also use huge amounts of resources.

Cornell’s Green Lab Certification Program aims to assist lab users in the following areas:

  • Lab energy conservation

  • Green chemistry

  • Solid waste management

  • Purchasing

  • Community engagement

Start evaluating and implementing conservation practices with our 4 easy steps to certification:

  1. Register your lab via email

  2. Download and complete one of the checklists below by identifying your lab’s sustainable actions

Chemical Lab Checklist

Non-Chemical (Dry) Checklist

Tip: Use the resource guides below to help introduce new sustainable practices into your workgroup.

Community engagementGreen ChemistryLab equipment

Energy saving MAC settingEnergy saving PC settingsEnergy conservation

  1. Submit the checklist to the Cornell Green Labs Planning Group through one of the following ways:

  1. Gain your certification!