|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Nov. 18, 2011|
Anne Arundel Community College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The College Risk Manager met with various departments to assess and quantify hazardous and chemical waste generated at the college. The following steps were taken to help reduce these items:
A. Identify and quantify items utilized by the departments that should be considered either hazardous or chemical waste.
B. The College Risk Manager and department representatives researched possible nonhazardous substitutes for the materials.
C. The departments identified minimal quantities needed so that stored quantities of these materials could be minimized.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The College's Risk Manager arranges periodic removal and proper disposal of all chemical and hazardous materials with authorized and qualified independent contractors.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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