UCLA Facilities Management manages the Regular Waste and Recyclables programs on campus.
For household hazardous waste (including electronics and batteries), visit the S.A.F.E. website for more information.
UCLA- generated chemicals, lecture bottles, small lamps, paints, and chemically contaminated material may be disposed through the routine hazardous waste pick-ups.
Examples of waste:
- Lecture bottles
- Chemically contaminated material
- Lamps less than 4 feet in length
Medical waste is waste known to be or potentially contaminated with infectious materials, animal or human specimen waste, pharmaceutical, and trace-chemotherapy waste.
Refer to Biosafety for UCLA specific medical waste management practices.
Waste Services for information self-drop off areas for medical waste.
Examples of Waste:
- Dry radioactive lab waste and contaminated equipment
- Liquid scintillation vials and fluid waste, including non-radioactive LSC waste
- Radioactive animal waste (please call 5-5396 to schedule for animal waste)