|Submission Date||Aug. 1, 2011|
Illinois Institute of Technology
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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:
IIT reviews all hazardous waste manifests to discover methods of reducing waste. Through this procedure the university is able to order smaller quantities of needed chemicals and substitute products where available, producing less overall waste. IIT also takes steps to reuse and/or recycle chemicals when possible.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The University follows all governmental regulations in the disposal of hazardous waste. IIT has entrusted its waste disposal to Heritage Environmental Services as a trusted source for waste handling and sustainable processes.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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