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Green Labs Materials:

Guides to Waste, Energy, and Water Use Reduction:

Waste Management:

General Recycling and Waste Management

Chemical and Hazardous Waste Management

Laboratory Practices:


Going Green

Resource Sharing

  • LEAP (lab equipment and assistance procurement) is a UNC listserv for sharing and swapping lab equipment and supplies. Send an email to join.
  • Use EHS’s Chemical Inventory System or contact EHS to share resources between labs.

Energy Conservation:

  • Energy Management is the university department responsible for monitoring, controlling and reducing energy and water use in the buildings at UNC Chapel Hill.Need Help or Have Suggestions? For temporary modifications to building schedules, the building manager should call Facilities Services Work Management at (919) 962-3456.If you have questions, know of problems, such as windows that won’t close, lights left on, broken thermostats, etc., or if you have ideas that could help improve campus energy efficiency, please contact Energy Management at

Water Conservation: