Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Jeremy King
Submission Date July 25, 2012
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Denison University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Jeremy King
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of the President
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Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste and seek to minimize the presence of these materials on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

In recent years, Denison has worked with faculty and operational staff to incorporate ways of reducing chemical and hazardous material use on campus. From developing new lab techniques to utilizing technology advancements, Denison is committed to using fewer of these materials.


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

To the extent possible, all hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste generated by the university and its students is collected and disposed of by certified contractors. This list of materials includes all waste generated by academic labs and by building operations and maintenance. Recently items such as aerosol cans, batteries, and used medical supplies have been included.


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