Chemical Hazardous Waste Disposal Amnesty Program 2019

Posted on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

 

Monday, April 29th - Friday, May 10th, 2019

What you need to do:

1.     Obtain Amnesty 2019 stickers which are available at EHS, Alexander Hall room 162

2.     Place compatible chemical hazardous waste in a labeled container 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, etc.)
  • 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 be on April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Alexander Hall room 168. Please register on the 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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