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The NIH is celebrating Earth Day and we're asking all staff to renew their committment to protecting the environment! Activities will be held on many campuses around Earth Day (April 22). Please check our Earth Day page for full activity details.
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The 2024 NIH Freezer Challenge is now open through May 15, 2024. Register your lab for the Challenge and complete at least one of the freezer management initiatives to qualify. Compete with other NIH labs to create the largest greenhouse gas deficit from your actions!
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Dozens of children submitted posters for the 2024 Kids' Earth Day Poster Contest. Join us in celebrating the winners and all the other fantastic artwork!
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The Division of Environmental Protection has updated the NIH Waste Disposal Guide. This new version contains various changes to account for law revisions, new programs, editted procedures for waste collection and more. There are also new sections like the Laboratory Waste Disposal Matrix.
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April 25, 202411/12/2021Article image/Pages/earthday.aspx
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Open until May 31, 20249/23/2021Article image/sustain/Pages/Freezer-Challenge.aspx
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November 13-17, 20239/23/2021/environmental-programs/Pages/ARD.aspx
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Closed on December 15, 202311/12/2021Article image/green-teams/Pages/NIH-Green-Labs-Program.aspx
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September 19, 20239/23/2021/EventImages/GLF_Pic4.png/Pages/Green_Labs_Fair.aspx
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