EFLM CERTIFICATION FOR GREEN AND SUSTAINALBLE LABORATORIES
aimed to implement sustainable practices
in medical laboratories
In line with the European Green Deal, the EFLM Executive Board has established in November 2021 the EFLM Task Force "Green and Sustainable Labs" with the aim that EFLM should lead the way in implementing sustainable practices in clinical and medical laboratories in Europe.
The goal is to transform 15 000 Clinical Laboratories in 49 EFLM member societies in Pan-Europe into a safe and sustainable spaces by decreasing their deleterious environmental impact and implementing efficient everyday actions in laboratories, and taking steps to minimize energy, water, and hazardous chemical use, as well as waste generation without compromising the quality of healthcare.