5,500,000 Metric Tons of Waste
According to one 2015 estimate, the world's biosciences labs could have generated as much as 5.5 million metric tons of waste in 2014-nearly 2% of the total mound-despite the fact that researchers represent a tiny fraction of the world's population.
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Save The Planet. Keep The Change.
The cost of updating current methods with environmentally friendly options can prevent many labs and companies from making the transition away from Styrofoam. But DNA/RNA Shield can help labs, service providers and organizations transition away from Styrofoam and dry ice in sample transportation, in addition to saving shipping and electricity costs. Based on calculations from Zymo Research’s use of DNA/RNA Shield for internal services, the following resources can be saved each year: