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We partner with the entire MIT community to maintain a safe, healthy, and environmentally sustainable place to learn, work, live, and play. We develop practical, efficient, sustainable, and adaptable solutions that identify, assess, and minimize risk, continually striving to meet new challenges to support innovation in the research community.

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MIT labs win top recognition for sustainable practices in cold storage management.

Whitehead Institute and MIT named 2020 Organizational Winners in the fourth annual International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories International Laboratory Freezer Challenge.

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