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Take Action to Protect the Future

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

The NIGMS Green Team (GT) works to encourage environmentally responsible practices by increasing awareness of recycling options, promoting reusable products, and suggesting methods for reducing waste.

We are always looking for new and more effective ways to help our IC become more “green.”  Feel free to email the co-chairs at the addresses below (click on their names) or attend one of our meetings.


Julie Chang, Co-Chair
Angela Urdaneta, Co-Chair

Paula Flicker
Brian Iglesias​
Christy Leake
Stefan Maas
Connie Murphy
Lan Nguyen
Susan South
Romeo Tengey
Erica West
Dina Wilson


NIGMS staff participated in the 2016 America Recycles Day campaign. Boxes of electronics, small appliances, office supplies, eye glasses, and cell phones were collected and successfully recycled or reused.

Battery recycling is located in the mail/ copy rooms on the second and third floors.

The NIGMS Green Team collected and stored dishes and silverware in the galley for all staff to use, wash, and replace.

The NIH Recycling Coordinator gave an informational presentation on recycling to all NIGMS staff on March 15, 2012.

Contact NEMS

We look forward to hearing from you. Reach out to us in an email.