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Waste Services

A guide on where your waste should go

Hazardous Waste is managed by EH&S. If this is regarding general waste please contact Facilities Management.

Regular Waste & Recyclables
Regulars & Recyclables Trashcan

Examples of Waste:

  • Batteries
  • Computers
  • Refrigerators
  • Fume Hoods
  • Lamps longer than 4 feet in length

Managed by Facilities Management

Hazardous Waste
Hazardous Waste Trashcan

Examples of Waste:

  • Chemicals
  • Lecture bottles
  • Chemically contaminated material
  • Paints
  • Batteries
  • Lamps less than 4 feet in length
Medical Waste
Medical Waste Trashcan

All waste that contains biological components that may be infectious or harmful to human health as defined by the California Department of Health Medical Waste Management Act and the Cal/OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Biohazardous waste
  • Pathological waste
  • Pharmaceutical waste
  • Trace-chemotherapy waste
Radioactive Waste
Radiation Waste Trashcan

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)