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2022 EFRP Winners + A Look Back at the Fall 2021 Winners

April 18, 2022

Congratulations to the winners of the Spring 2022 Efficient Freezer Rebate Program! Winners of this year’s EFRP received rebates of up to $5,000 toward the purchase of a brand-new, energy-efficient freezer! On Mar. 1st, the following UNC laboratories were announced … Read more

2022 EFRP + My Green Lab Freezer Challenge Opens

February 10, 2022

The spring 2022 Efficient Freezer Rebate Program (EFRP) and My Green Lab Freezer Challenge are now open! Eligible labs have the chance to receive a rebate of 35% of the cost (up to $5,000) of a new ultra low freezer. … Read more


December 9, 2021

On December 9th, UNC Green Labs hosted our last quarterly talk of the year with Dr. Patricia Basta of UNC’s own BioSpecimen Processing Facility. This past August, Dr. Basta’s Lab won The Freezer Challenge, a nationwide cold storage contest coordinated … Read more

Green Labs Certification Program for Fall 2021

October 6, 2021

The certification program at UNC Green Labs is finally here! There are five levels of Green Labs Certification: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Green. To become certified, begin by clicking this link to download the Green Labs Certification V1 application as … Read more

UNC’s Basta Lab wins 2021 Freezer Challenge!

September 3, 2021

This past August, UNC’s own BioSpecimen Processing Facility, lead by Dr. Patricia Basta, won The Freezer Challenge, a cold storage contest coordinated by My Green Lab and the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories. Over two hundred and twenty-two labs, representing 113 research … Read more

Certification Info for 2021-2022

July 26, 2021

New Certification format for 2021-2022 Access a web version of the certification document by clicking on the excel icon below or the link at the bottom of this page Download a copy of the document and fill out the second … Read more

UNC Green Labs Hosts Blair Pollock in Spring 2020 Lecture

April 7, 2020

On Tuesday, February 18, UNC Green Labs Hosted Blair Pollock from Orange County Solid Waste for our Spring 2020 lecture. Mr. Pollock, as a longtime solid waste expert, provided some valuable insight about methods labs can use to reduce plastic … Read more