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Berkeley Lab strives to extend its leadership in sustainability-related research to the sustainability of its operations. Through continuous improvement, each of our initiatives seeks to:

Reduce Footprint
Cultivate a Living Lab
Institutionalize Sustainability




WDE and Epicurean Achieve a Zero Waste Lunch

7/25/14 - Thank you to Workforce Development and Education and Epicurean for achieving about 99% waste diversion at the annual Mentor and Intern BBQ. More >


Congratulations to Blair Horst!

6/27/14 - Congratulations to our retiring Sustainability Coordinator/Energy Manager, Blair Horst. More >


ALS Complex Gets New Waste Diversion Program

6/16/14 - In partnership with ALS safety and operations personnel, Sustainable Berkeley Lab brought the new waste diversion program to Buildings 6, 15, 80, and 7. More >

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Welcome to Deirdre McShane!

6/9/14 - Deirdre McShane, PE, joined the Sustainable Berkeley Lab team as the new energy manager. More >

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John Elliott Appointed to UC President’s Global Climate Leadership Council

6/9/14 - Our own Chief Sustainability Officer, John Elliott, was appointed to the UC President’s Global Climate Leadership Council, which is tasked with leading the UC system to carbon neutrality. More >

How? Visit our initiatives page to learn more.

Who? Feel free to contact us.