Investing in a sustainable future for generations to come.

As part of our commitment, Sutro Biopharma manages our internal operations in ways that are both socially and ecologically responsible. We constantly search for new innovations that will help our operations and our teams minimize environmental footprint and sustain healthy communities.


Certified California Green Business

Sutro’s pledge to incorporate sustainable practices into our operations not only saves costs but also enhances the well-being of our employees and customers alike.

Green Business Certified:
– South San Francisco location certified April 4, 2023
– San Carlos location certified August 15, 2023

Recycling of Chemical Hazardous Wastestreams

Sutro Biopharma significantly increased diversion rates from 62% to 88%, employing various methods including fuel blending (38% – 2,297 lbs. of laboratory solvent flammable waste streams), Waste to Energy (48%), Treatment (2%), Incineration of Pathological waste (4%), and Landfill (8%). 

Silver LEED Certified

Since 2021, Sutro headquarter and R&D operation occupies a five-story green building, achieving Silver LEED Certification. This recognition underscores our commitment to energy-efficient design, water conservation, sustainable site development, responsible materials usage, waste reduction, and improved indoor environmental quality.

Medical Waste-To-Energy

Sutro disinfects, shreds, and reduces medical waste volume by 80%, conserving landfill space and cutting hauling costs. In 2022, 29,051 lbs. were generated, aiding sustainability. Each treated ton can power an American home for a month.


Sutro’s rePurpose program combines business benefits with social responsibility, managing unwanted assets responsibly. Choosing rePurpose underscores our dedication to resource stewardship, diverting over 1 ton (2303 lbs.) of assets from landfills in 2022, including HPLCs, BSCs, Centrifuges, and Incubators.

Zero Waste Strategy

Sutro sets an ambitious objective to achieve Zero Waste (TRUE) certification by the end of 2025, showcasing our unwavering commitment to sustainability and responsible resource management. This initiative reflects our dedication to minimizing environmental impact and fostering a greener future for all.