Overall Rating Reporter - expired
Overall Score
Liaison Jessica Bast
Submission Date April 5, 2012
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STARS v1.1

North Carolina State University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Reporter Tracy Dixon
Sustainability Director
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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?:

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Each generator of a hazardous material is required to certify that they are taking all reasonable steps to reduce the hazards of the chemicals and gases they use, utilize the least hazardous material practicable, and consider strategies to minimize or eliminate hazardous waste streams.

A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)provides a single collection service for chemical, radioactive, mixed (radioactive hazardous), and biological waste programs. The goal of EH&S is to ensure compliance with EPA, DOT, NRC, and State of North Carolina regulations, while providing convenient and responsive service to the hundreds of University labs, shops, and storage facilities that generate wastes. Disposal or reuse/reclamation is accomplished through use of private companies.

The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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