Boost Your Labs Productivity While Meeting Sustainability Goals

Investing in long-term, sustainability solutions is becoming a growing focus for companies across the country. As important as environmental sustainability is to the planet, economic viability is just as critical for your business.

3M Petrifilm PlatesWith significant productivity and performance advantages over traditional agar plates, 3M Petrifilm Plates have become the standard process of microbial indicator ‘and spoilage organism’ testing for companies all over the world.

Invest in Sustainability

By using agar dishes for microbial indicator testing you are missing an opportunity to not only boost your lab’s productivity and accuracy but also to help meet your company’s sustainability goals.
A study* compared the environmental impacts of 3M Petrifilm Plates with traditional agar methods and found that Petrifilm Plates:

  • Use 75% less energy
  • Use 79% less water
  • Produce 75% fewer greenhouse gases
  • Produce 66% less waste (by weight and volume)

To see how much more eco-friendly you can be with 3M Petrifilm plates, head over to the sustainability calculator and enter the amount of agar plate tests you run each week.

The innovative Petrifilm range offers a fast, easy to use, reliable and accurate disposable microbiological counting system. Over 15 different plates are available, including:

For more information on 3M™ Petrifilm™ Plates and how they can save you time in your lab, please contact our team on 01924 444577 or email

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