Miele Professional Recognized for Sustainable Performance by My Green Lab

Focused on delivering worry-free, critically clean glassware and instruments, Miele remains only laboratory glassware washer manufacturer with machines ACT Label certified

Miele Professional, a global leader in high-quality commercial and industrial appliances, continues to advance its commitment to delivering sustainable solutions for lab scientists. The company is proud to announce the Miele PLW 8615 large capacity glassware washer recently earned the coveted ACT Label from My Green Lab, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a culture of sustainability in science. This is the fourth Miele glassware washer to receive the prestigious ACT Label designation.

“Sustainability is a longstanding core value at Miele – we work to protect the planet through the products and services we offer, and design with sustainability in mind so that we can enhance our customers’ operations,” said Josh Camp, Head of Lab, Medical and Dental, Miele Professional U.S. “We pride ourselves on deploying leading technology that saves natural resources and minimizes environmental impact. We are thrilled to have four of our lab glassware washers recognized by My Green Lab and appreciate their efforts to make sustainability a core focus in the design, engineering and operation of laboratories and scientific research.”

In addition to certifying the PLW 8615 for the first time, My Green Lab re-certified three Miele undercounter lab glassware washers – the Miele PG 8583, PG 8593, and PG 8583 C

Miele Professional’s full portfolio of laboratory glassware washers are ideally suited for service in labs dedicated to clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical, biotech, food and beverage, specialty and petrochemicals, water and wastewater treatment, environmental testing, general industrial, education and medical research.

Environmental Impact Factor (EIF)

My Green Lab sets the standard for lab sustainability with its ACT Label program. Much like nutrition labels, the ACT Label shows how products rate in sustainability-related categories. The ACT Label Environmental Impact Factor is a sum of verified information on a product's manufacturing, energy and water use, packaging, and end-of-life.

Miele glassware washers received the following Environmental Impact Factors (EIF):

  • Miele PG 8583 glassware washer – EIF of 64.2
  • Miele PG 8593 glassware washer – EIF of 62.7
  • Miele PG 8583 CD glassware washer – EIF of 63.2
  • Miele PLW 8615 glassware washer – EIF of 94.7

All four Miele lab glassware models are made from 90% recycled stainless steel. Moreover, the three Miele undercounter washers are shipped in cardboard packaging made from 100% recycled material, and the PLW 8615 large chamber washer is shipped in cardboard packaging comprised of 74% recycled materials.

Sustainability at Miele Professional

Miele Professional is dedicated to producing the best possible products and services with the least impact on the environment. The company is committed to achieving a 15% reduction in CO2 emissions in the use phase of its products by 2030, with the aim of becoming carbon neutral.*

All Miele Professional lab glassware washers are engineered for durability. Undercounter washers are engineered for 10,000 operating hours or approximately 10 years, and large chamber washers are designed for 15,000 operating hours or 15 years. The long lifespan of these products reduces resource consumption and promotes lab sustainability. For more information on our pledges for the planet, please visit our sustainability commitments page.

Miele Professional laboratory glassware washers are available for order by contacting an authorized manufacturer representative/dealer or reaching Miele Professional directly at 866.781.5053 or online at https://www.mieleusa.com/p/.

*Miele is working to reach a reduction of CO2 emissions by 15% in the use phase of products from 2019 to 2030.

About Miele Professional

Miele Professional concentrates on the manufacturing of commercial products for industries using commercial dishwashers, commercial laundry technology and laboratory and dental technology. Wherever innovative high-end products with outstanding cleaning performance and high hygiene requirements are needed, Miele Professional wants to be the first choice.

About My Green Lab

My Green Lab is dedicated to creating a culture of sustainability in science. The organization is widely recognized as a leader in developing nationally recognized standards for laboratories, bringing sustainability to the community responsible for the world's life-changing medical and technical innovations. Laboratories are one of the most resource-intensive spaces in any industry, but they don't have to be. By introducing a new perspective and proven best practices, My Green Lab has helped tens of thousands of people make a positive change to their work and create a culture of sustainability in the lab.

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