Looking for new ways to tread lightly in our world

It’s our priority to provide high-quality, high-performance products and services, and our responsibility to minimize our footprint on the environment and do what we can to help customers be more sustainable.

Taking a fresh look at how we make products in favor of a resource-efficient, closed-loop system
Finding better materials, more efficient processes, and greener sourcing partnerships
Bringing sustainable solutions into practice and offering greener product alternatives

Look for the leaf
To make it easy to find Life Technologies™ greener product alternatives, we have added a green leaf symbol to product search results and product pages. Wherever possible, we work to provide our customers with sustainable product options with the following features:

  • Less hazardous
  • Less waste; use of fewer resources
  • Energy-efficient
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Sustainable disposal

    Click on a brand below to see greener product alternatives:


    Ambion® Stabilized Blood-to-CT™ Nucleic Acid Preparation Kits

    Ambion Cells-to-CT™ Kits

    Applied Biosystems®

    AmpliTaq Gold® 360 and AmpliTaq® 360 DNA Polymerases

    Attune® Acoustic Focusing Cytometer

    Custom Primers and TaqMan® Probes

    GeneAmp® PCR System 9700

    NA-Fluor™ Influenza Neuraminidase Assay Kit

    NA -XTD™ Influenza Neuraminidase Assay Kit

    Running Buffers

    StepOne™ Real-Time PCR System

    TaqMan® Assays

    TaqMan® miRNA ABC Purification Kit

    Veriti™ Thermal Cyclers

    ViiA™ 7 Real-Time PCR System

    2720 Thermal Cycler

    3500xL Genetic Analyzer

    7300, 7500, and 7500 Fast Real-Time PCR Systems Spectral Calibration Kit


    GIBCO® Media Bottles

    GlutaMAX™-I Media Supplement

    Lab Armor™ Beads

    TrypLE™ Enzyme


    Charge Switch® Kits

    Click-iT® Detection Assays

    Click-iT® DIBO Detection and Labeling Reagents

    E-Gels® and DNA Ladders

    Lipofectamine® 2000 and Lipofectamine® RNAiMAX Transfection Reagents

    NovaBright™ Chemiluminescent SEAP Reporter Gene Assay 2.0 Kits

    PureLink™ DNA Stabilization Reagent

    PureLink™ Quick Gel Extraction Kit

    Safe Imager™ 2.0 Blue-Light Transilluminator

    SimplyBlue™ SafeStain

    SYBR® Safe DNA gel stain

    UltraPure™ Agarose products

    Vector NTI® Express

    Molecular Probes®

    ProLong® Gold Antifade Reagents, ProLong® Antifade Kits, and SlowFade® Gold Antifade Reagents

    SYPRO® Tangerine Protein Gel Stain

    Ion Torrent

    Ion Semiconductor Chips