Chemical Waste Amnesty 2020

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Chemical Waste Amnesty 2020

 

March 9 – 20, 2020

 

Take advantage of the annual chemical hazardous waste amnesty program to dispose of any unneeded chemicals in your lab.

 

What you need to do:

  1. Obtain amnesty 2020 stickers available at EHS, Alexander Hall room 162
  2. Place compatible chemical hazardous waste in a labeled containers and call ext. 54270 to schedule a pick-up time.  No yellow tags or disposal requests forms are required.

 

The following materials will not be collected as part of this program:

  • Regularly generated waste (contaminated gloves, used pipettes, Ethidium Bromide gel)
  • gas cylinders including lecture bottles
  • potential explosives
  • hydrofluoric acid.
  • PCBs

 

Please call ext. 54270 if you have any of the above listed items for disposal.

 

A chemical Waste Management Information session will take place on March 4, 2020 at 1:30 PM in Alexander Hall room 168. Please register on EHS training registration system.

This session is intended to raise awareness on proper disposal of chemicals in a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly manner. This information session introduces participants to key elements of Hazardous Waste Management: regulatory requirements, hazardous waste determination, safe handling and storage, as well as treatment of waste after it leaves your lab and more.

 

Registration for a session can be done through the EHS registration system

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