Any University of Alberta student, staff or faculty member working in a laboratory is eligible to apply, provided that they are current owners of an aging ULT they would like to replace or they are seeking to increase their storage capacity with an additional freezer.
The new freezer must be purchased after June 1, 2016.
The old freezer must be properly disposed of through Surplus Services. Labs must complete an equipment decontamination form and a disposal form before Surplus Services will collect and recycle the freezer.
Labs must have participated in at least one other Green Labs initiative, such as Green Spaces certification for labs, Shut the Sash or the Leaders Network.
Additional requirement for replacements:
Any ULT freezer being replaced must be at least 10 years old.
Additional requirement for brand new purchases:
Provide a brief written statement detailing the lab's need for a new ULT freezer.