Waste and Recycling

Hazardous waste, spent solvents, used oil, fluorescent light bulbs, and batteries. Do these sound like the kinds of waste materials that accumulate at your school every day?

Chances are, you answered yes to that question. If so, your college or university needs to implement programs for gathering, segregating, storing and shipping waste for off-site disposal, recycling or additional treatment. Included in this section are activities to help you manage hazardous waste.

Continue on through this portion of the virtual tour for information in everyday language about the environmental regulations and best practices related to storing hazardous waste at a school. As you apply this information, you'll be better positioned to ensure compliance.