|Submission Date||Jan. 30, 2012|
State University of New York at Brockport
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
Does the institution have strategies in place to safely dispose of all hazardous, 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, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The EHS office has a written hazardous waste management guide that covers hazardous, universal and non-regulated waste streams. The guide has specific sections that address minimizing waste including microscaling of labs, recycling, reduction of toxicity and prudent purchasing practices.The guide also covers the proper handling and disposal of universal, electronic, oil, and other non-regulated wastes.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
The college contracts with a certified hazardous waste consultant to pickup, transport and dispose of all hazardous waste. Asbestos waste is handled by the contract with a certified asbestos abatement contractor and manifests for all asbestos waste are on file. Universal waste such as fluorescent lamps, batteries and thermostats are disposed of or recycled through certified vendors.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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