If you’re curious about why your lab earns points for certain actions in the Freezer Challenge, we invite you to an upcoming webinar that will cover this and much more. Christina Greever of My Green Lab and Kathryn Ramirez-Aguilar of CU Boulder join forces to explain current cold storage best practices, and why these best practices benefit the environment and your wallet. Other benefits of efficient cold storage will also be discussed, such as improved resiliency, optimized use of freezer resources, and reduced infrastructure, space, and utility needs that lead to lower overhead costs. If you know of others who would like to learn more about the Freezer Challenge via webinar, please share this information with them too.
Example topics that this webinar will discuss:
Efficient Cold Sample Storage: Reducing the environmental footprint (and financial impact) of freezer user in research
April 2nd at 11 AM PDT
Sponsored by Brooks Life Sciences
Cost is free
Register on the LabRoots website
In addition, there are just six weeks left of this year’s International Laboratory Freezer Challenge! Can you believe it? Now’s the time to dig out your score sheet and get started if you haven’t already. Haven't received your score sheet yet? Email us at email@example.com to request it! Score sheets are sent out automatically, but sometimes they find their way into spam folders or can't find their way past firewalls, so don't hesitate to contact us if you need yours resent.
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7/29/2021 10:32:16 am
I like that you mentioned how cleaning out your cold storage will help energy efficiency. My wife has her own small business and we recently had to find a place with cold storage. Thank you for the tips and I will talk to her about cold storage best practices.
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