How we approach sustainability at iST
At iST Scientific, we support innovation and discovery by providing laboratory equipment to Life Science specialists. Our commitment to operating with integrity has long included a focus on environmental stewardship.
We believe we are responsible for actively reducing our impact on the planet while continually seeking new ways to facilitate and deliver to our customers.
It’s important to us that we take positive steps to protect our planet, its future discoveries and resources through a continuous commitment and ongoing effort to review our policies and supply chain.
Reducing Carbon Footprint with a Sustainable Supply Chain
We strive to reduce our carbon footprint by sourcing raw materials from responsible suppliers. Additionally, our sealing films are manufactured in the UK reducing our carbon footprint.
Reducing Emissions through Renewable Energy Sources
Switching to renewable energy at our manufacturing sites has helped us save an incredible 95 Tons of CO2 Every Year!
Recycling our waste to improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact
We recycle nearly all of our waste. We have also installed recycling options throughout our sites to reduce waste.
We are dedicated to sourcing raw materials from responsible suppliers, taking steps to reduce non-recyclable materials and energy usage from manufacturing to delivery.
Our cardboard packaging is FSC Certified and our sealing films and microplates are manufactured in the UK reducing our carbon footprint. We are committed to producing sustainable, quality products with a long shelf life and little to no running costs.
iST is going greener with a goal to become paperless by 2025, and we encourage our employees to be conscious about reducing their carbon footprint by supporting hybrid working and virtual meetings where possible.
FSC Certified Packaging
At iST Scientific, our commitment to sustainability extends to our packaging. We are proud to use FSC Certified packaging for our products.
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification ensures that the cardboard we use originates from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits.
By opting for FSC Certified packaging, we not only reduce our environmental impact, but also contribute to a sustainable future, strengthening our promise to the planet and our customers.