Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.18
Liaison Camille Kirk
Submission Date Sept. 13, 2013
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STARS v1.2

University of California, Davis
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Camille Kirk
Director of Sustainability and Campus Sustainability Planner
Office of Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, special (e.g. coal ash), universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

EH&S has provided waste minimization training in e-learning and instructor-led formats for more than a decade. EH&S aggressively researches new techniques and waste treatment products to decrease the volume of hazardous wastes managed at UC Davis. Only last month a treatment method for Glutaraldehyde was approved for campus use.


A brief description of how the institution safely disposes of hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

All applicable Federal and State laws are followed in the management of hazardous wastes. Additionally UC Davis is an active participant in a UC systemwide group that evaluates disposal facilities used for UC Davis's wastestreams. The group reviews the detailed reports for each facility and votes as a group whether or not to approve shipments to each facility. Facilities are reviewed on a 3 year basis.


The website URL where information about hazardous materials management is available:

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