|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 4, 2014|
Orange County Community College
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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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:
Academic departments where hazardous chemicals are used have been advised to properly dispose of older and non essential chemicals. Now, only small quantities are being purchased as needed. Chemicals used for custodial purposes are now dispensed using a calibrated pump to ensure that only the recommended amounts are used.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The college uses authorized carriers and dispose on County hazardous waste collection days.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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