Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Waste Removal

Chemical Waste
Procedures for disposal of chemical waste.

Radioactive Waste
Request for removal of radioactive waste, order labels, calculate activity, show authorized containers.

Biological Waste (PDF)
Procedures for disposal of biological waste.

Regulated Medical Waste
Procedures for packaging and removal of regulated medical waste.

Batteries and Monitors
Procedures for disposal of batteries and computer monitors

Fluorescent Tubes and Light Ballasts
Guidelines for removing fluorescent lights and ballasts for recyling and disposal.

Mercury thermometers must be disposed of as hazardous waste. Please follow procedures for chemical waste AND contact EHS (231-3600) for guidance. The referenced link details the thermometer exchange program.

Procedures for disposal of hypodermic needles, syringes, scalpel blades, etc.

Contact Information

Hazardous Materials Group