Laboratory Waste Management

All laboratory personnel are responsible for ensuring that hazardous and non-hazardous laboratory wastes are disposed of in the proper wastestream.  Waste management solutions include pollution prevention; toxics use reduction; reuse or redistribution of unwanted materials; treatment or recycling of materials; and disposal.  Waste disposal is regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation according to UVM's Environmental Management Plan for Laboratories.

 Waste Disposal Guide (pdf)

Laboratory Waste Management

Chemical Waste Biological Waste Radioactive Waste
Uncontaminated Waste Recycling Laboratory Trash


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Do you have old lab equipment that

needs to be disposed?  


Find the Surplus Disposal information and form on the Lab Decommissioning webpage.




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