|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||June 17, 2013|
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Associate Professor / Chair Committee on Sustainability 2012-2013
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:
The university hired a safety officer in 2010, and one of the responsibilities of that position is to prevent exposure to hazardous waste and facilitate its safe removal from campus.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Hazardous waste is collected by the campus Safety Officer and disposed of by an outside contractor. Light bulbs are collected twice per year and picked up by the recycler once per year. Batteries are collected across campus and recycled by our battery supplier.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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