Thermo Fisher Scientific - MassBio Sustainability Event Supporting World Clean-Up Day

September 17, 2020 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

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​​​​​What can your laboratory do to support sustainability and make the world a cleaner place? In support of World Clean Up Day, Thermo Fisher Scientific will be presenting how their organization is approaching sustainability including facility waste reduction, greenhouse reduction emission framework, and how specific product technologies can positively impact your laboratory.  Kimberly Clark will focus on land fill reduction through the Rightcycle Program.  During this event, there will be an opportunity for a virtual supplier expo to review current technologies and ask technical questions.

Attendees will be entered into a raffle for the following prizers! 

Prizes Include: 

Allbirds Shoes 

Northface Vests 

Water Bottles 

11:00-1:30 – Supplier Expo 

11:00-11:30 - Presentation
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Laura Barnatt, Global Sustainability Program Lead
Corporate Goals and Strategy and Facility Waste Reduction, Greenhouse Reduction Emission Framework and goals


11:30-12:00 – Presentation
Kimberly Clark, Kate Stanley, Account Manager
Are you currently sending your lab and cleanroom gloves, apparel and safety eyewear to the landfill? Imagine a different future for this waste stream with the Kimberly-Clark Professional® RightCycle™ program. Come listen as Kimberly-Clark walks you through the program details and how the partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific has grown with RightCycle™ over the years.

12:00-12:30 –  Exhibitor Booth Networking

12:30-1:00 – Presentation
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Mary Kay Bates, Specialist Global Cell Culture
“Learn how Thermo Scientific Cell Locker System isolates cultures, protecting from cross-contamination. The design reduces both gas use and evaporation by 50%. The modified Thermo Scientific Heracell VIOS CO2 incubator offers sustainable options including comparatively lower energy use, 100% natural copper and 100% recyclable packagin
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1:00-1:30 - Presentation
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Emelia DeForce, Senior Staff Scientist
“How the ACT label can revolutionize sustainability in the consumable business”
Most consumables in the laboratory are single-use and have historically been given a bad reputation in the current environmental plastic crisis. The ACT label is a unique way to provide the consumer an opportunity to better understand manufacturing practices, energy and water use, packaging content, and end-of-life for a consumable product. Furthermore, the ACT label forces the manufacturer to continually make improvements to the manufacturing process over time.

 

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