How Much Plastic is the Medical Industry Using? And How Your Lab Can Respond.

The use of plastic as a consumable has been increasingly adopted since Americans came out of the Great Depression. The globe followed suit, generating 249 million tons of plastic by 1970. The medical industry has adopted the technology around the same time frame (30s, 40s and 50s) to eliminate biohazardous risks of infections and other […]

Grenova Announces Appointment of Lane Major as President and Chief Executive Officer

Grenova, Inc., a Virginia-based designer, manufacturer, and distributor of instruments and associated consumables for the life sciences industry, today announced the appointment of Lane Major as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of Grenova’s Board of Directors. Most recently, Major served as Vice President and General Manager of Stryker Spine, building and […]

Grenova Wins 2023 Gold Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

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Grenova, the laboratory industry’s only patented technology for washing and reusing plastic consumables, announced that it has been named a gold winner of the 2023 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award. The awards were celebrated today at the Environment Virginia Symposium, an annual conference hosted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize […]

Plastic Production and Water Consumption

Today is World Water Day, a critical time to work together to accelerate change to solve our global water crisis. And because water affects us all, everyone needs to take action. That includes the life sciences community and its role in contributing to water pollution and consumption.   At Grenova, we encourage labs around the world to […]

Grenova Introduces Purus Microwell Plate Cleaner at SLAS 2023

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Grenova, a manufacturer of innovative pipette tip washing platforms for the life sciences and healthcare industries, has added Purus to its green technology portfolio designed to reduce waste and cut costs for labs around the world. The addition of Purus, an automated microwell plate cleaning system, removes both chemical and biological contaminants – resulting in plates that […]

Scientists’ Choice Sustainable Laboratory Product of the Year Runner Up

Grenova has unveiled a new certification, called G Certified, to recognize laboratories committed to reducing plastic waste and creating a sustainable future for generations to come. G Certified laboratories are leaders in a global movement shared by the life sciences industry as we work together to reduce plastic waste. Unlike other certifications in the industry, […]

Driverless Cars and Automated Pipette Tip Washing Have More in Common Than You Think

Laboratory consumables like pipette tips are often forgotten when labs across the globe look for ways to save money and the environment. Although small and seemingly insignificant, discarding pipette tips can have an enormous impact on a laboratory’s carbon footprint. Recent research conducted by Grenova Inc. has shown that the company’s pipette tip cleaners effectively […]

Laboratories Will Soon Have to Adapt to Increasing Sustainability Regulation

Companies around the world are increasingly realizing the importance of reducing their plastic waste. Aramark, the Coca Cola Company, and McDonalds are only a few of the large businesses who have committed to reducing their single-use plastics and increasing their use of reusable and compostable products. Big names are starting to use their platforms and resources to help drive real […]