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Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Lava Lamp

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Run Away Pepper

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Chromatography

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Floating Eggs

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Playful Pendulum

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

Curiosity Labs™ at Home: Fizzy Pumpkin Play Doh

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At MilliporeSigma, we are passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists.

A Unique Recycling Solution to Biopharma Single-Use Plastic Waste

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Single-use plastic is a topic that receives a lot of attention in the press and has catalyzed efforts to reduce the amount that is found in the ocean. Although the bulk of this pollution comes from consumer waste, the growing use of plastic in laboratories and biopharma manufacturing has not gone unnoticed. It has been estimated that 5.5 million tons of plastic waste is being generated globally for scientific research. In biopharma manufacturing, the utilization of single-use technologies (SUT) is said to be increasing by 20-24% each year.

MilliporeSigma Makes Strides Toward Smaller Footprints

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MilliporeSigma is working year-round, not just on Earth Day, to provide customers with the widest range of solutions to help minimize their environmental footprint—something the company is also investing in itself.

Check out the infographic to see the work MilliporeSigma is doing to create smaller footprints.

Cleaning up Our Plastics for Recycling

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Not surprising, biopharma plastic recycling isn’t as simple as recycling ordinary plastic. In fact, approximately 30,000 tons of biopharma single use plastic products are landfilled or incinerated each year. One of the key reasons for this lack of recyclability is that biopharma plastics often contain a mixture of silicon, polyethylene and polypropylene – materials that are difficult to separate. In addition, purifying these types of plastics has also proven to be very difficult.

MilliporeSigma Recognized for Sustainability Improvements at 2019 SCALE Awards

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“That’s the way we’ve always done it” is known as one of the most harmful phrases in business, as it keeps companies from exploring new ideas that could lead to innovation. However, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, defies this mindset by continually looking for new ways to improve the sustainability of its operations.

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