[Greener-benches] Webinar: Green Chemistry and Sustainable Lab Practices March 12th

Jill Stoddard Tepe jstod.tepe at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 21:51:33 EST 2013


*Green chemistry and sustainable laboratory practices*

Join us for a practical tip-filled webinar

*Tuesday, March 12th 10:30am-12:00pm Pacific Time*

Registration link:   https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/170317398

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*Webinar Description:  **    *

Green chemistry's becoming as broad a term as sustainability.  How are
those practices similar and different?  What can you do at the bench-scale
in your laboratory to incorporate these concepts and practices?  Join us
for discussion, case studies, and a wealth of tools and contacts to get
started and establish a framework for next steps.

*Webinar Date:* March 12, 2013    *Time:*  10:30am-12 noon PDT

*Audience:  *laboratory scientists, managers, environmental health and
safety professionals, and procurement professionals (e.g., biotech, life
science, academic, analytical and production labs)

*Webinar Goals/Outcomes:  *

   - Promote sustainability ideas, tools, implementation examples, and
   resources to bench-scale research lab managers and support staff.
   - Understand green chemistry’s role in making the immediate environment
   in scientific research labs safer and more sustainable.
   - Encourage scientists* *to be creative about acting on these
   opportunities in their own laboratories.
   - Promote the Green Lab Alliance as an emerging nonprofit to help the
   scientific community share ideas, concerns, best practices and contacts.
   - Promote PPRC’s Rapid Response and other services for practical tools
   and resources to help you take next steps toward green chemistry and
   sustainable laboratory practices.

*Presenters:*

Brian Penttila, Pacific NW Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC)

Jill Stoddard Tepe, Green Lab Alliance

David Simpkins, CellNetix

Kristi Budzinski, Ph.D., Green BioPharma-Chemistry Project Manager

Facilitator:  Cathy Buller, PPRC

*Sponsors:*  Green Lab Alliance Twitter: @grnlaballiance
facebook.com/GreenLabAlliance <http://www.facebook.com/GreenLabAlliance>

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) www.pprc.org

*Registration link:*   https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/170317398
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