The Green Labs Program at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC hosted its second annual Earth Day event in April, drawing some 200 visitors for fun, giveaways, and information on operating an Earth-friendly lab.

Highlights this year included:

The Green Labs Program was founded by members of research institute labs to promote sustainable lab practices. The program supports a range of recycling opportunities on the research institute campus and shares information on responsible energy use, sustainable purchasing, and green lab certification.

Earth Day event