Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 15:27:00 -0400
Reply-To: "Harry J. Elston" <helston**At_Symbol_Here**FGI.NET>
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From: "Harry J. Elston" <helston**At_Symbol_Here**FGI.NET>
Subject: Re: Environmental sustainability in labs?
Comments: To: Ralph Stuart
This might turn out to be an interesting discussion, but can someone please CONCISELY DEFINE what sustainability really means?  It's a nice word and all, but I think we're on the brink of "feel-good" EH&S.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Ralph Stuart 
>Sent: Aug 28, 2009 8:14 AM
>To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU
>Subject: [DCHAS-L] Environmental sustainability in labs?
>I am helping to organize two conference presentations on  
>sustainability in laboratories, a local one at UVM in October, the  
>other at the ACS national meeting next spring. I have some ideas about  
>what to include in the discussion, but would appreciate any ideas, or  
>even better, web links to specific lab sustainability programs and  
>projects that you're aware of. I was able to attend the Labs-21  
>conference last September, so I'm familiar with that resource, but I'm  
>sure there are others out there that will be of interest.
>Thanks for any help with this.
>- Ralph
>Ralph Stuart, CIH
>Environmental Safety Manager
>University of Vermont
>Environmental Safety Facility
>667 Spear St. Burlington, VT  05405

Harry J. Elston, Ph.D., CIH
Midwest Chemical Safety, LLC

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