|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||May 15, 2012|
Georgia Institute of Technology
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Office of Environmental Stewardship
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?:
A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Georgia Tech's Environmental Health and Safety Department provides training on the proper treatment of hazardous, universal and non-regulated chemical waste. A description of the training and policies is available at
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Georgia Tech works to minimize the amount of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste by proactively meeting with and discussing projects before they are begun and materials are ordered. Next, Georgia Tech's EHS (Environmental Health and Safety Department) works collaboratively with campus stakeholders to safely store, manage, and dispose of their waste materials in a timely and safe manner. When appropriate materials are neutralized before leaving campus. Procedures are in place and reviewed periodically to ensure the safe handling and disposal of potentially hazardous was, universal and non-regulated chemical waste.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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