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Styrofoam Cooler Recycling Program

Archive for February, 2016

Styrofoam Cooler Recycling Program

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Since the Fall Quarter of 2015, the Office of Sustainability has been conducting a Styrofoam cooler recycling program in several UCR research labs. Genomics, Boyce, Webber, and many other buildings receive massive quantities of Styrofoam coolers each week containing sensitive cargo. In order to accommodate both the needs of the lab and the environment, our [...]

Save Energy by Defrosting Lab Freezers

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

This month in sustainability, I helped Delphine by defrosting lab freezers and testing ULT freezer at lower temperatures. It was fun installing the probes in the freezer, we are testing them at -70 and -80 degrees Celsius. We give the research labs the opportunity to defrost their lab freezer by providing them with an empty freezer [...]

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