Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 38.05
Liaison Leslie North
Submission Date June 2, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Western Kentucky University
OP-21: Hazardous Waste Management

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Cristin Lanham
Recycling Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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?:
Yes

A brief description of steps taken to reduce hazardous, universal, and non-regulated chemical waste:

There are programs in place to reduce waste, i.e the chemistry department using micro analytical methods as opposed to full scale, however most of the waste reduction methods are specific to departments.


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

We have had for many years a program in place to dispose of hazardous, non-regulated and universal waste, with pickups and disposals coordinated and performed by EHS. Waste is collected, packaged and shipped to approved hazardous waste or recycling vendors at the EHS secured waste facility.


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

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