Green Initiatives

Senomyx Hosts E-Recycling Event

March 27, 2013 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx Recycle San Diego

Items gathered by Senomyx employees for recycling. Senomyx employees recently gathered old cell phones, heaters, refrigerators, computer electronics and everything in between in the hopes of helping the environment.  The Senomyx E-Recycling Event, which was held in collaboration with Eco Ranger Recycling, was inspired by employee Jen A.  Eco Ranger is a San Diego based [...]


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Senomyx Sings in Support of The Bama Green Project

November 30, 2012 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx Bama Green Flag

Senomyx employees volunteered in support of the Bama Green Project at the Dave Matthews Band (DMB) concert held at the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, California.  The Bama Green Project encompasses all of the environmental efforts of the band while on the road, in the studio, or at home.  In addition, the Bama Green [...]


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We Hope Dr. Doolittle Would Be Proud…Senomyx Supports Wildlife and Plant Conservation at the San Diego Zoo

February 23, 2012 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx San Diego Zoo Volunteer Denise Rhino

The San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy is staffed by scientists and researchers who are working locally and around the globe to save endangered wildlife from extinction.  To assist with their work in San Diego, they call for volunteers to help educate visitors to the Zoo’s two facilities.  Senomyx is happy to have employees who [...]


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Tasty Beverage, Please!

December 5, 2011 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx uses eco-friendly coffee cups

Senomyx proudly uses eco-friendly coffee cups and lids.  The coffee cups that we use are made of paper produced from sustainably managed tree farms, so there’s no damage to old-growth forests. The liner, which is made from a corn-based polymer, breaks down under proper composting conditions.  More than two-thirds of the energy used to make the [...]


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You Say Potato, We Use Potatoes

October 31, 2011 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx Environmentally-Friendly Employee Lunch

In our continuing efforts to reduce costs and be more “green”, Senomyx has made the switch from plastic utensils to more environmentally friendly plant-based forks, knives and spoons. These utensils are made of 70% renewable resources, rather than 100% non-renewable petroleum plastic, and are both cold and hot food friendly with a heat tolerance of [...]


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Senomyx Helps Keep San Diego Beaches Clean

October 10, 2011 Senomyx Green Initiatives

Senomyx Clean Beach

Senomyx is lucky to be located in San Diego, a locale with year-round nice weather and easily accessible, gorgeous beaches. In order to help protect our seaside surroundings, Senomyx employees frequently team up with local organizations to keep our coastal environment clean and healthy. There are several groups that coordinate beach clean-ups.  They’re attended by dozens of [...]


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Senomyx Builds Green

September 19, 2011 Senomyx Green Initiatives


When Senomyx expanded into our new state-of-the-art facility in 2006, we felt it was necessary to be environmentally conscious.  Senomyx’s Director of Facilities, Woodie Perrin, worked extensively with the architects to design an energy-smart building.  We were honored to have Senomyx recognized by San Diego Gas & Electric as one of their “Progress Through Design” [...]


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