Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.23
Liaison Asheen Phansey
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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Babson College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Steve Tolley
Assistant Director, Ground, Building Services & Sustainability
Facilities Management & Planning
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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:

Babson employs an environmental health and safety consultant to help develop and monitor these waste streams. We have in place an Environmental Crisis Management Plan, SPCC Plan, Chemical and pesticide inventory, lab chemical purchasing protocol, oil and water separators on drains, regular catch basin cleaning, latex paint recycling, flourescent bulb recycling, creations of biodiesel and a program for maintenance/monitoring of USTs and ASTs. We also work to substiture less harmful materials for those that may be hazardous. Weekly inspections of Hazardous Waste collection areas are performed to ensure safety and compliance. Stage I and Stage II vapor recovery systems on gasaoline service station are performed weekly in accordance with state requirements.

A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

Babson contracts for regularly scheduled waste pick ups for these materials. The college trains employees on the proper handling of wastes. We have a written Haz Waste and Universal Waste management Program

The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:

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