Waste

The University produces biological, chemical, and radioactive waste from its functions of service, teaching, and research. The EHS manages these regulated waste programs in accordance with the applicable agency rules. All persons involved in the management and ultimate removal these types of regulated waste must successfully complete the on-line Hazardous Waste Procedures Course. The University has a responsibility to ensure that regulated waste is not released to the environment or disposed of improperly. The purpose of the on-line training class is to ensure that members of the UH community understand his/her responsibility in managing hazardous wastes per the regulations. For convenience, the EHS has established an on-line waste request pick up form.There are also instructions for completing the on-line waste request pickup form.