|Submission Date||Jan. 10, 2014|
University of Alaska Southeast
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management
Health & Safety Manager
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:
REGULAR DISPOSAL OF ACCUMULATED HAZARDOUS WASTE AT LOCAL HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION DURING THE "BUSINESS DAY" WHICH FOLLOWS THE COMMUNITY DAY.
A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:
NOT NEEDED. UAS IS ALREADY GENERATING MINIMAL HAZARDOUS WASTE. UNDER EPA REGULATIONS UAS IS CONSIDERED A CONDITIONALLY EXEMPT SMALL QUANTITY GENERATOR DEFINED AS GENERATING NO MORE THAN 100 KG OF HAZARDOUS WASTE PER MONTH AND ACCUMULATES NO MORE THAN 1000 KG.
The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:
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