Enabling sustainability in our customers’ labs

Thermo Fisher Scientific is committed to designing our products with the environment in mind—it’s part of how we enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer. We are taking a fresh look at how we make our products and how our customers are using them. By incorporating principles of green chemistry and green engineering into our product design, we are minimizing chemical hazards, increasing reaction efficiency, and minimizing waste. Our greener product alternatives can help advance sustainability in the lab by minimizing the use of hazardous chemicals, minimizing waste and material consumption, and increasing energy efficiency. This not only helps our customers to be more sustainable but also helps improve lab safety and reduces costs.  

Look for the leaf

To make it easy to find our 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:

  • Reduced hazard
  • Reduced waste; use of fewer resources
  • Energy efficiency
  • Sustainable packaging
  • Sustainable disposal

Find 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

  • Green Fact sheet

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


iBlot2 Dry Blotting System

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