|Overall Rating||Silver - expired|
|Submission Date||Oct. 18, 2012|
Louisiana State University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Manager, Campus Sustainability
LSU Facility Services
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:
LSU properly handles and disposes of all wastes in accordance with State and Federal laws. All University faculty, staff and students are encouraged to identify opportunities for waste minimization.
LSU encourages waste minimization by reducing chemical purchases, through chemical exchange, material substitution, and procedure or process modifications.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
LSU has recycling programs in place for batteries, oil, mercury,and mercury/flourescent lamps. For several waste streams, the most effective and efficient treatment is incineration. Certain waste streams are eligible for disposal at fuels blending facilities.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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