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Berkeley Lab strives to extend its leadership in sustainability-related research to the sustainability of its operations.

Sustainable Berkeley Lab works collaboratively with partners across the Lab to reduce our environmental footprint, engage research to meet sustainability challenges, and improve institutional practices.



Expanded Compost Collection Inside AND Outside

3/6/15 - We have finished setting up Rethink Waste in buildings on the main site after 2 years of gradual roll-out. More>


Berkeley Lab to Purchase Solar Power

1/13/15 - Berkeley Lab is developing a 3-MW solar array jointly with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. More>


Energy Optimization Pilot

1/28/25 - The Facilities Division and Sustainable Berkeley Lab are partnering to optimize energy use in buildings across the site. More>

Annual Sustainability Reporting

12/8/14 - Sustainable Berkeley Lab submitted an annual Site Sustainability Plan and Consolidated Energy Data Report to the Department of Energy. More>