|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||April 27, 2012|
St. John's University, New York
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
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Director of Environment and Energy Conservation
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 Universities Director of Environmental Health and Safety has a policy for hazardous, univeral, and non-regulated chemical waste. For example chemical inventory, storage, usage, recycling, and disposal in the laboratory environment is monitored by the Department of Environmetnal Health and Safety. Universal waste from fluorescent lamps and light fixtures with ballasts are collected, stored, and disposed of by certified waste handlers. Hazardous waste such as asbestos containing materials are handled and disposed by certified waste handlers.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
All hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste is handled and disposed by certied waste handlers. Records are kept that include manifest sheets.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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