Hazardous and Universal Wastes are materials that are no longer in use, and cannot be discarded in general refuse because its properties are harmful to human health or the environment. Common examples include batteries, lamps, paint and solvents. Properly storing and disposing of these hazardous waste materials prevents exposure to both people and the environment.
- Instructions on the proper handling, storing, and disposing of hazardous waste in non-research areas
- Information on how to set up a new hazardous waste storage area or how to schedule a hazardous waste pick-up
Documents & Forms
- Sustainable Waste Management Policy
- Hazardous Waste Storage and Disposal Guide
- Universal Waste Guide
- Hazardous Waste Disposal Procedures
- Weekly Hazardous Waste Inspection Checklist
- Hazardous Waste Storage Area Poster
- Satellite Accumulation Poster
- Universal Waste Accumulation Area Poster
- Waste Category Chart
For additional information, please contact Gwen Butler, Director, Environmental Health and Safety, at 847.491.4936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.